Golden Rosewood

Tipa, Tipuana Tipu, Tipa-Branca

Tipuana Tipu

DISTRIBUTION AREA

Temperate humid forests, Departments of Tarija, Cochabamba,
Chuquisaca and Santa Cruz

TREE DESCRIPTION

Tree Top

Round shaoe, Intense green foliage, composite leaves

Trunk

Straight and cylindrical with commercial heights up to 30 m

Bark

Dark gray color. Cracked

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
Sapwood Color
White yellowish to ligth brown

Odor
Indistinct

Luster
-

Striped
-

Hearthwood Color
White Yellowish to light brown

Taste
Indistinct

Grain
Straight

Texture
-

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Basic Density
0,57 g/cm3

Density
(12% MOISTURE CONTENT) 0,7 g/cm3

Radisal Shrinkage
5,1 %

Tangential Shrinkage
7,6 %

Volumetric Shrinkage
12,3 %

Rate T/R
T/R 1,5

MECHANICAL RESISTANCE
Modulus of Elasticity
100 1000 Kg/cm2

Modulus of Rupture
923 Kg/cm2

Compression Parallel tp Grain
376 Kg/cm2

Quartered Sawed
- Kg/cm2

Lateral Hardness
696 Kg

Impact Bending
- Kg-m

TECHNICAL CONDITIONS FOR PROCESSING
Machining
Easy machining . Good finishing.

Preservation
Rather permeable

Natural Durability
Durable.

Drying
-

End Users
Furniture, Plywood, Carpentry

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