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  • Durability class: 1 above ground and under 2-3
  • Strength class :
  • Mass volume: 1100-1200 kg/m3
  • Colour: Yellow green brown
  • Texture: Rough
  • Drying: Moderately quick with a small risk
  • Hardness:
  • Screwing/nailing:
  • Finishing surface:
  • Botanical name: Vatairea paraensis
  • Family: Leguminosae (Papilionaceae)

DESCRIPTION

Interior: e.g. carpentry, window frames and doors exterior: e.g. window frames, cladding, doors and garden timber like deckings and underconstructions.

The heartwood has a yellow brown colour with a bit green shade. It darkens after exposure. The parenchyma around the vessels gives it a stripy appearance. The grain is straight to irregular, sometimes interlocked. The texture is coarse.

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MACHINING

Machining goes well, with a slight blunting effect. Pre-drilling is recommended. The finishing and gluing are reported to be good. Drying goes relatively quickly with slight risks of distortion and surface checking.

ORIGIN AREA

South- and Middle America

OTHER NAMES

Faveira amargosa, Angelim Amargosa, Gele Kabbes

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