AMESCLOA - Trattinnickia burseraefolia
  • GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: heartwood and sapwood slightly distinct, light pinkish brown. Grain interlocked texture medium and luster moderate.
  • DENSITY: light wood, with density at 12% moisture content of 520 kg/m3 and green density of 955 kg/m3
  • DRYING: kiln-dries rapidly, with a tendency for moderate to pronounced checking, and moderate cupping and twisting, when submitted to the drying schedule 1.
  • WORKABILITY: easy to saw. Rated as moderately easy in planing, presenting rough radial surfaces.
  • DURABILITY: no information available
  • PRESERVATION: heartwood difficult and sapwood moderately easy to be preserved, with pressure-vaccum systems.
  • USES: civil construction, boxes and crates, furniture, wall partitions and others.

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