Kurupay

WOOD FEATURES

 

Botanic name:

Piptadenia macrocarpa.

Commercial names:

Kurupay.

Location and traceability:

All our Kurupay comes from enviromentally friendly sustainable plantations in Central and South America.

Wood Fitness:
Kurupay is rated as Exterpark wood fitness A+.

Physical properties:

COLOR: red brown to dark brown.

Will fade to silver grey if exposed to U.V. rays.

High density wood with no risk to be attacked by termite.

GRAIN: interweaved

DENSITY: 1.000 Kg/m3

HARDNESS: 1.570 kg

CONTRACTION:

CONTRACTION COEFFICIENT:

Tangential: 3.0%

Radial: 1.3%

DURABILITY: resistent against the action of fungi and insects.

 

Mechanical properties:

Mor (flexion): 1.550 kg/cm²

Moc (flexion): 168.630 kg/cm²

Mor (comp. axial): 730 kg/cm²

Shearing: 195 kg/m²