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  • English name: Bloodwood 
  • International Synonyms: Satine, Muirapiranga 
  • Scientific name: Brosimum rubescens 
  • Common names: Palisangre 
  • Origin: South America 

Description of the Wood

  • Color: A bright red and vivid. The color can darken to a dark brownish red over time with exposure to light and air. Applying a protective layer thick wood and maintaining direct sunlight can help minimize this discoloration. 
  • Grain: The grain is usually straight or slightly wavy 
  • Texture: It has a fine texture with small pores 
  • Bright: Regular 
  • Banned: medium 
  • Odor: Not distinctive 
  • Taste: Not distinctive 

Description of the Wood

  • Natural drying behavior: Stable 
  • Artificial drying behavior: Stable 
  • Natural durability: Good 
  • Workability: Dura 
  • Use: The wood can be used for flooring, parquet, moldings, dowels, shipbuilding, heavy beams structures, bodies, turning, sports rackets and ping pong, tool handles. 

Physical and Mechanical properties

  • Basic Density: 0,95 kg/m3 Kg/m3 

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