Nogal

Peruvian walnut, Tropical Walnut

Junglans Australis

DISTRIBUTION AREA

Humid temperate forests in Departments of Cochabamba, Tarija,
Chuquisaca and Santa Cruz

TREE DESCRIPTION

Tree Top

Wide and leafy, intense green foliage

Trunk

Straight and cylindrical, with commercial heights up to 25 m

Bark

Dark grayish color to brown grayish color. Aromatic.

Very corrugated

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS
Sapwood Color

White yellowish

Odor
Peculiar

Luster
-

Striped

Tenuous

Hearthwood Color
Dark brown, with mulberry tint

Taste

Peculiar

Grain
Straight to Interlocked

Texture
-

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
Basic Density
0,52 g/cm3

Density
(12% MOISTURE CONTENT) 0,59 g/cm3

Radisal Shrinkage
4,3 %

Tangential Shrinkage
9,5 %

Volumetric Shrinkage
14,3 %

Rate T/R
T/R 2,2

MECHANICAL RESISTANCE
Modulus of Elasticity
85 1000 Kg/cm2

Modulus of Rupture
865 Kg/cm2

Compression Parallel tp Grain
505 Kg/cm2

Quartered Sawed
64,2 Kg/cm2

Lateral Hardness
602 Kg

Impact Bending
- Kg-m

TECHNICAL CONDITIONS FOR PROCESSING
Machining
Easy machining . Good finishing.

Preservation
Rather permeable

Natural Durability
Durable, when not in soil contact

Drying
Difficult drying, water vaporizing is recommended

End Users
Flooring

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