Species: Satine / Muirapiranga

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Satine / Muirapiranga
Species profile
Family:MORACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:South and Central America
Local and common name(s)
Amapa Rana, Falso Pao Brasil, Pau Rainha, Satine, Satine Rubane, Doekaliballi, Palo De Oro, Legno Satino, Satinwood, Conduru, Muirapiranga, Satine Rouge, Siton Paya, Satijnhout, Ferolia, Bloodwood,
Scientific name(s)
Brosimum rubescens,
Typical use
Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Turned goods, Interior panelling, Stringed instruments (bow), Heavy carpentry, Tool handles (resilient woods), Sliced veneer, Stairs (inside), Flooring, Sculpture, Wood-ware,
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Typical colour:Dark Red
Physical description
Crushing strength:106 (+/- 16) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):1,10 (0,11)
Static bending strength:162 (+/- 38) MPa
Dry wood borers:Class D - Durable
Fungi:Class 2 - Durable
Termites:Class D - Durable
Treatability:Class 4 - Not permeable
Technical descriptions from the software Tropix 7 [1], with permission of the Research Unit Biomass, Wood, Energy, Bioproducts [2], CIRAD [3].

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