tigerwood curupay astronium technical specifications

tigerwood technical specifications, commercial names and family, botanical name, uses and wood structure


Tigerwood decking and hardwood unfinished flooring

Common Name(s): Cebil, Curupay, tigerwood, Astronium


Other common names: Angico, Angico preto, Angico prieto, Angico-bravo, Angico-preto-rajado, Angico-rajado, Angico-vermelho, Astronium Tigerwood Cambui-ferro, Cebil, Cebil Colorado, Cebil moro, Curupay, Curupay ata, Curupay negro, Curupay-ata, Dark angico, Guarapiraca, Patagonian Rosewood


Scientific Name Tigerwood: Anadenanthera macrocarpa

Family: Leguminosae

Colour: Red brown

Grain: interlocked

Density: 1060 kg/m3

Class: II

Sapwood: clearly demarcated


Technical specification data on Tigerwood

Tree Size: 65-80 ft (20-25 m) tall, 2-3 ft (.6-1.0 m) trunk diameter

Distribution: Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru and Bolivia

Average Dried Weight: 66 lbs/ft3 (1,060 kg/m3)

Elastic Strength: 2,639,000 lbf/in2 (18,200 MPa)

Crushing Strength: 14,100 lbf/in2 (97.2 MPa)

Basic Specific Gravity: .86

Rupture Strength: 28,010 lbf/in2 (193,180 kPa)

Hardness: 3,630 lbf (16,150 N)


Tangential shrinkage: 7.6%

Radial shrinkage: 4.6%

Volumetric: 12.0%, T/R Ratio: 1.7


Uses tigerwood:

garden furniture, turnery stairways turnery, door and window frames, heavy constructions, decking, flooring, wood carvings, truck beds


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