Bruinhart (Vouacapoua Americana)
Beschrijving van Bruinhart
International trade name: Wacapou
Suriname: Bruinhart
Guyana: Brownheart/ Sarebeballi/ patridge wood
French Guyana: Wacapou
Brazil: Acapu
Occurrence: Surinam, Guyana’s, Brazil
Tree description: bole 15 – 18m, tree height 25- 30 m
Diameter: 45 – 90 cm
Log shape: straight, more or less fluted trunk and small buttressed base
Wood description:  
Sapwood: distinct, yellowish cream
Heartwood: dark brown or reddish brown
Grain: straight, sometimes slight wavy
Texture: coarse
Technological characteristic:  
Green density (g/cm3): 1.10
Air dry density at 12 % mc: 0.91
Basic specific gravity: 0.82
Mechanical properties:  
Bending strength at 12 % MC (N/mm2): 208
Modules of elasticity (MOE) at 12 % (N/mm2): 16080
Crushing strength at 12 % (N/mm2): 83
Sawing: difficult, power required,; blunting effect; moderate
Drying: moderate difficult; slow and careful US kiln T7-B3 for 25- 38 mm
Machining: difficult, special tools needed
Nailing: pre boring necessary
Finishing: good
Veneering: slices well
Gluing: with special precautions
Natural durability:  
Decay fungi: very good
Termites: good
Marine bores: variable
End uses: joinery, flooring, cabinet work, furniture, stairs, decorative trim, sleepers, post and poles, marine constructions


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