Ybyraro datasheet

NameYbyraro
Scientific namePterogyne nitens – Tul
FamilyLEG. CAESALPINIOIDEAE
Common names in other countriesPeroba rosa; Amendion (USA); Zalmhout (Bel); Vivaro (Arg); Pau fava (Bra); Sotillo; Tipa colorada; Ajunao (Bol)
General descriptionYbyraro grows in dry to moderately moist forests. The tree grows up to 25 meters high. The trunk is straight and cylindrical.

Anatomic characteristics

Heartwood colorReddish brown
Sapwood colorYellowish brown
TextureMedium

Natural characteristics

Density (12% M.C.)810 kg/m3
Basic density680 kg/m3
Total radial shrinkage4,6%
Total tangential shrinkage6,5%
Total volumetric shrinkage11,2%
Rate T/R1,4

Mechanical properties 12% M.C.

Static bending972 kg/cm2
Compression parallel to grain510 kg/cm2
Lateral hardness (Janka)7700 N

Technical conditions for processing

MachiningGood
Air dryingSlowly
Natural durabilityDurable
PermeableImpermeable