Tigerwood

Tigerwood (also known as Goncalo Alves)

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS: Light rose-brown to yellowish-brown heartwood turning dark red when exposed to sunlight, very distinct from the outer layers, which are lighter in color. Light graining, average texture, moderate brilliance, no aroma and slightly sour taste.


DENSITY: Heavy wood with a density of 930 kg/m3 at 12% moisture content and green density of 1,200 kg/m3.

DRYING: Air dries easily, not showing defects. In the kiln, drying is very quick, with a moderate tendency for large cracking, in drying program 3

WORKABILITY: Easy to sand and drill, easy to turn and avarage planing. (fácil na lixa e na broca, muito fácil no torno e regular na plaina) Good for sawing, laminating, gluing and screwing. Receives excellent finish, allowing for a very polished surface.

DURABILITY:Very durable, impervious from insect or dry wood termite attack.

TREATMENT: Heartwood not treatable with CCA-A, even under pressure.

USE: Interior and exterior construction, packaging, doors, luxury furniture, woodworking, flooring, musical instruments, decorative objects and others.

 


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