Canary Wood

Canarywood, Canary, Tarara, Arariba

Centrolobium Microchaete

DISTRIBUTION AREA

Semideciduos forests. Departments of La Paz and Santa Cruz

TREE DESCRIPTION

Tree Top

Medium size and irregular shape, with composite leaves

Trunk

Trunk with prominent buttresses, commercial heights up to 30 m

Bark

Light gray Color

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
Sapwood Color
Yellowish

Odor
Peculiar, similar to roble

Luster
Medium to bright

Striped
Dark

Hearthwood Color
Red orange

Taste
Indistinct

Grain
Straight to irregular

Texture
Fine to medium

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Basic Density
0,58 g/cm3

Density
(12% MOISTURE CONTENT) 0,74 g/cm3

Radisal Shrinkage
4 %

Tangential Shrinkage
6,2 %

Volumetric Shrinkage
10,2 %

Rate T/R
T/R 1,6

MECHANICAL RESISTANCE
Modulus of Elasticity
100 1000 Kg/cm2

Modulus of Rupture
1520 Kg/cm2

Compression Parallel tp Grain
690 Kg/cm2

Quartered Sawed
120 Kg/cm2

Lateral Hardness
1093 Kg

Impact Bending
3,34 Kg-m

TECHNICAL CONDITIONS FOR PROCESSING
Machining
Easy machining . Good finishing.

Preservation
Rather permeable

Natural Durability
Durable, when not in soil contact

Drying
A moderate kiln schedule is recommended.

End Users
Furniture, Flooring, Decorative Veneer

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