Massaranduba (Manilkara Spec.)
Beschrijving van Massaranduba
International trade name: Macaranduba
Suriname: Bolletrie
Guyana: Bullet Wood
French Guyana: Balata Franc
Brazil: Macaranduba
Occurrence: Suriname, Guyana’s central tropical South America
Tree description: bole 18 – 27m, tree height 20- 40 m
Diameter: 45 – 150 cm
Log shape: straight cylindrical
Wood description:  
Sapwood: pink beige to pale brown
Heartwood: light to dark red brown, upon exposure to dark purple brown
Grain: straight
Texture: fine
Technological characteristics:  
Green density (g/cm3): 1.30
Air dry density at 12 % mc: 1.09
Basic specific gravity: 0.94
Mechanical properties:  
Bending strength at 12 % MC (N/mm2): 190
Modules of elasticity (MOE) at 12 % (N/mm2): 19300
Crushing strength at 12 % (N/mm2): 87
Sawing: difficult, power required, blunting effect
Drying: difficult, slow and carefully US kiln T1-B1
Machining: power required but moderately easy, special tools
Nailing: pre boring recommended
Finishing: good
Veneering: slices well
Gluing: with special precautions
Natural durability:  
Decay fungi: very good
Termites: very good
Marine bores: poor
End uses:

Heavy constructions, bridges violin bows, billiards cue butts

Furniture components, flooring, carpentry, stairs


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