Datasheet Tarara Amarilla (wood description)

Tarara Amarilla
Tarara Amarilla DuoPlank 16x135mm oil natural
NameTarara Amarilla
Scientific nameCentrolobium microchaete – (Marties ex Venta) Lima
Common names in other countriesCanary wood; Kanariehout (Ned); Ararîa-amarelo (Bra); Balaustre; Guayacán hobo (Col)
General descriptionTarara amarilla is found in temperate forests.
The tree reaches up to 30 meters. The wood is colourfull and highly decorative.

Anatomic characteristics

Heartwood colorOrange-red
Sapwood colorYellowish
TextureMedium to fine

Physical properties

Density (12% M.C.)740 kg/m3
Basic density580 kg/m3
Total radial shrinkage4,0%
Total tangential shrinkage6,2%
Total volumetric shrinkage10,2%
Rate T/R1,6

Mechanical properties 12% M.C.

Static bending1220 kg/cm2
Compression parallel to grain690 kg/cm2
Lateral hardness (Janka)10710 N

Technical conditions for proccesing

Air dryingModerate
PermeabilityModerate permeable