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,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Texture:Fine
Typical colour:Dark Red
Physical description
Crushing strength:106 (+/- 16) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):1,10 (0,11)
Stability:Stable
Static bending strength:162 (+/- 38) MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class D - Durable
Fungi:Class 2 - Durable
Termites:Class D - Durable
Treatability:Class 4 - Not permeable
References
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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