Palisander Santos 

Santos Rosewood, Pau Ferro, Morado

Machaerium Scleroxylon Tul

DISTRIBUTION AREA

Semideciduos forests in the Chiquitania. Department of Santa Cruz

TREE DESCRIPTION

Tree Top

Elongated, with long main branches.

Trunk

TStraight, corrugated, commercial heights up to 25m

Bark

Whitish color, coarse texture with white spots

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Sapwood Color
White yellowish

Odor
Distinctive

Luster
Medium

Striped
Dark

Hearthwood Color
Brown chestnut

Taste
Indistinct

Grain
Interlocked

Texture
Fine

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Moisture Content (Green Lumber)
30 %

Basic Density
0,75 g/cm3

Density
(12% MOISTURE CONTENT) 0,88 g/cm3

Radisal Shrinkage
2,9 %

Tangential Shrinkage
6,7 %

Volumetric Shrinkage
10,6 %

Rate T/R
2,31

MECHANICAL RESISTANCE

Modulus of Elasticity
94.1 1000 Kg/cm2

Modulus of Rupture
1244 Kg/cm2

Compression Parallel tp Grain
614 Kg/cm2

Quartered Sawed
137 Kg/cm2

Lateral Hardness
970 Kg

TECHNICAL CONDITIONS FOR PROCESSING

Machining
Moderately easy. Good finishing

Preservation
Impermeable

Natural Durability
Durable when not in contact with soil

Drying
Air drying is quick and steady

End Users
Construction, Flooring, Decorative Veneer, Furnitur

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