SCIENTIFIC NAME: Dinizia excelsa Ducke – Leguminosae Mimosoidae
REGION: South America.
OTHER NAMES: Angelim (AM, PA – Brazil), Angelim-Falso (PA – Brazil), Angelim-Ferro, Angelim-Ferro, Dinizia-Parda, Faveira-Dura (PA – Brazil) and Faveira-Ferro.
COLOR: Heartwood light reddish brown, slightly distinct from the reddish gray sapwood.
GRAIN and TEXTURE: Distinct growth rings, grain interlocked, texture medium, luster medium.
ODOR: Unpleasant odor.
DENSITY: Heavy wood, with density of 990 Kg/m³ at 12% MC and green density of 1,260 Kg/m³.
DRYING: Kiln-dries very rapidly, with a moderate tendency for medium twisting and slight breakdown.
WORKABILITY: Plane: regular to work, very bad finishing; Turn: Easy to work, excellent finishing; Bore: regular to work, regular finishing.
DURABILITY: Very good resistance to fungi and termites plus good resistance to dry-wood insects.
PRESERVATION: Heartwood not treatable with creosote and CCA-A, even with pressure-vacuum systems.
USES: Civil and Naval construction (beams, shingles and shakes, panels, window shutters, doorposts, window sashes, baseboards and framing), railroads crossties (sleepers), posts, turnery and many other applications.
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