• BOTANICAL NAME Erythopleum Utile Sprague e Suaveolensis Brenan
  • FAMILY Legumes
  • DESCRIPTION OF WOODSapwood: Yellowish white to white pink – Heartwood: Yellowish brown to reddish brown – Fiber: Straight, often intertwined or very intertwined – Grain: Thick and coarse

Characteristics and mechanical behavior

Apparent density to 12% degrees of humidity: 920 kg/m3. It is an HARDWOOD.

Has a coefficient of volume contraction of 0.52% which makes you nervous to be considered timber very nervous. It is very hard and very resistant to fungi, termites and xylophagous.

  • Sawing Complicated, requires powerful teams and special saws
  • Toothbrushing Complicated, we recommended an angle less than 15º
  • Screwed Complicated, pre-drilling necessary
  • Molded Complicated
  • Turning Complicated
  • Scratched Very resistant
  • Polishing Good
  • Coating Good. Requires treatment with sealer
  • Glued Complicated

Main uses and applications

  • Furniture
  • Carpentry exterior
  • Carpentry interior: doors, staircases, cladding, moldings, skirting, friezes, stage carpentry and all kinds of arm
  • Carpentry arm
  • Parquets and pallets