The wood is light yellow to yellow brown, sometimes with reddish veins. The sapwood is clearly demarcated. The grain is straight and the texture is medium. Density at 12 % moisture content: 0.93 g/cm3.
The blunting effect is fairly high; peeling is not recommended or without interest and slicing is reported to be good. Nailing is good but pre-boring is necessary. Gluing is poor. It dries slowly.
Tanimbuca is moderately durable to fungi and is durable to dry wood borers; sapwood demarcated (risk limited to sapwood).
Tanimbuca can be used for several applications such as:
• interior: e.g. flooring, sliced veneer, high class furniture, tool handles, industrial or heavy flooring, joinery, moulding
• exterior: e.g. ship building, heavy carpentry, joinery
• CIRAD Forestry Department
|Origin:||South and Central America|
Verdolago Amarillo, Cuiarana, Jatai-Amarello, Mirindiba, Perquiteira, Timburita, Guayabon, Alasoabo, Cokerwood, Naharu, Anagossi, Anagouchy, Amarillo, Palo Amerillo, Rifari, Boes'amandra, Kalebashout, Guayabo, Carara, Guarajuba, Loirnho, Pau Mulato Branco, Tanimbuca, Yuyun, Guayabillo, Nargusta, Anangossiti, Chamisa, Yacushapana, Basamandel, Guyabi Amarillo, Pata De Dando Amarillo,
Burchenavia spp., Terminalia spp.,
Sliced veneer, Flooring, Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Ship building (planking and deck), Current furniture or furniture components, Interior joinery, Moulding, Turned goods, Industrial or heavy flooring, Heavy carpentry, Ship building (ribs), Arched goods, Exterior joinery, Tool handles (resilient woods),
|Commercial restriction:||No commercial restriction|
|IUCN Red List status:|
|Typical colour:||Yellow Brown|
|Crushing strength:||77 (+/- 8) MPa|
|Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):||0,93 (+/- 0,07) |
|Stability:||Moderately stable to stable |
|Static bending strength:||151 (+/- 16) MPa|
|Strength class:|| |
|Dry wood borers:||Class D - Durable|
|Fungi:||Class 3 - Moderately durable|
|Termites:||Class M - Moderately duarable|
|Treatability:||Class 3 - Poorly permeable|
Technical descriptions from the software Tropix 7 , with permission of the Research Unit Biomass, Wood, Energy, Bioproducts , CIRAD .
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