Kopie (Goupia Glabra)
Beschrijving van Kopie
International trade name: Cupiuba kabukalli, Kopi
Suriname: Kopie
Guyana: Kabukali
French Guyana: Groupi
Brazil: Cupiuba
Occurrence: Suriname, Guyana’s central tropical South America
Tree description: bole 12 – 18m, tree height 20- 40 m
Diameter: 45 – 80 cm
Log shape: moderately straight
Wood description:  
Sapwood: distinct, yellowish brown
Heartwood: reddish brown to orange brown
Grain: straight to interlock
Texture: moderately fine to coarse
Technological characteristics:  
Green density (g/cm3): 1.17
Air dry density at 12 % mc: 0.83
Basic specific gravity: 0.78
Mechanical properties:  
Bending strength at 12 % MC (N/mm2): 120
Modules of elasticity (MOE) at 12 % (N/mm2): 14400
Crushing strength at 12 % (N/mm2): 57
Sawing: easy, blunting effect; moderate
Drying: slow drying, US kiln schedule T7- B3
Machining: moderate difficult, presence of interlocked grain
Nailing: pre boring recommended
Finishing: smoothly, but filler required
Veneering: easy to slice
Gluing: not satisfactory
Natural durability:  
Decay fungi: very good
Termites: very good
Marine bores: poor
End uses:

Joinery, flooring, framing flooring bridge decking, stairs

Sleepers, ply wood


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