Datasheet Morado (wood description)

Morado DuoPlank 16x135mm oil natural
Scientific nameMachaerium spp. (Machaerium scleroxylon)
Common names in other countriesCaviuna; Santos Rosewood; Palissander; Jacaranda-vileta (Bra); Tipa; Pau-ferro; Bolivian Rosewood
General conditionsMorado grows in temperate forests. The tree is 30 meters high. The trunk is most right.
Morado is available as parquet flooring. It is also used for musical instruments, veneer, furniture and turning.

Anatomic characteristics

Haertwood colorReddish orange to violet-brown with black vains
Sapwood colorPale yellow

Physyical properties

Density (12% M.C.)880 kg/m3
Basic density750 kg/m3
Total radial shrinkage2,9%
Total tangential shrinkage6,7%
Total volumetric shrinkage10,6%
Rate T/R2,3

Mechanical properties 12% M.C.

Compression parallel to grain614 kg/cm2
Laterel hardness (Janka)9510 N

Technical conditions for processing

Air dryingModerate
DurabilityVery durable, except when in direct contact with soil
PermeabilityHard permeable