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Timborana hout, geschikt als constructiehout en gevelbekleding

Timborana

Timborana

Durability
Durable - class 2
Applications

Timborana wood is a hard and durable species can be used for constructive uses likes beams and decking. Further, it is also used for park benches and cladding.

Mass volume
Fresh cut 1050 kg/m3. At 12% moisture level 850 kg/m3.
Colour
The heartwood of Timborana is yellow-brown to reddish brown and demarcated from the sapwood. Also lighter colored zones can be seen in the heartwood. After exposure, these zones darken to warm brown.
Grain
The grain is straight, sometimes irregular or interlocked
Texture
The timber has a nice pattern and the texture is fine.
Werken
Unknown
Drying
Drying goes rather difficult, with a tension to checking.
Machining
Machining goes well with Timborana wood, with a smooth result.
Screwing/nailing
Hard, pre-drilling necessary.
Finishing surface
Gluing is reported to be good, also for laminated constructions.
Botanical name
Pseudopiptadenia squaveolens
Origin area
FSC Timborana is available in the Amazon region of Brazil.
Other names
Golden Teak, Pikin-misiki, Favinha Prunelha
Background information
The straight and cylindrical trunk gets a diameter of about 40 – 100 cm. The timborana sapwood is a few cm wide. The large diameters make it possible to produce also larger dimensions.
Family
Fabaceae-mimosoideae