Brazilian Teak

Brazilian Teak (also known as Cumaru, Almendrillo, Dipteryx Odorata, Tonka, and Tonquin Bean)

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Yellowish-brown heartwood, distinct from the light brown outer layers. Distinct growth rings, average to light grain, dull finish with no perceptible aroma.


Brazilian Teak Sample
DENSITY: Heavy wood, with a density of 1,080 kg/m3 at 12% moisture content and green density of 1.280 kg/m3.

DRYING: Air drying is relatively slow. Fast kiln drying, presenting moderate tendency for bending on drying program 3.

WORKABILITY: Resistant to fungus, insects and marine borers. When used as railroad ties in well-drained applications, it has a lifespan of 8 years.

DURABILITY: Highly resistant to termites and fungus.

TREATMENT: Heartwood is not treatable with CCA nor creosote, even under pressure.

USE: Interior and exterior construction, flooring, decorative laminations, frames, turnings, decks, and others

 


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