Bacana, Copaiba Hardwood Flooring

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Bacana, Copaiba Hardwood Species Technical Specifications - Nova specializes in Exotic Hardwood Flooring and Decking, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Unfinished Solid Flooring and Engineered Flooring, and Imported Plywood and Panels.

  • Description: Bacana Chestnut has a great tonal assortment of rich reddish-browns in the heartwood with dark stripes helping to set it apart from its grayish sapwood. This hardwood gorgeously combines distinctive patterning with its light to medium brown reds to create a simultaneously attention-grabbing yet calming feel, making it perfect as a complimentary decorative accent or a centerpiece in itself.
  • More Info: Our Bacana hardwood flooring is available exclusively in the engineered format. The boards are 3/8" thick, 3" wide or 5" wide, and 4' long.
  • Other Names: Copaifera spp, Copaiba, Copaibeira
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Bacana, Copaiba Hardwood Scientific Properties and Technical Specifications

  • Janka Hardness: 1,420 pounds
  • Strength (MOR): 16,770 psi
  • Stiffness (MOE): 1,750 1000 psi
  • Density (KG/m3): 500
  • Color: Reddish-brown heartwood with streaks, white to pinkish-grey sapwood.
  • Photosensitivity: Bacana is photosensitive and will darken slightly over time.
  • Tangential Shrinkage: 8.2 %
  • Radial Shrinkage: 4.1 %
  • Family: Leguminosae
  • Tree Characteristics: The Bacana tree can reach a height of approximately 100 feet and a diameter of 4 feet.
  • Geographic Area: Panama, Argentina, Paraguay, Brazil
  • Texture: Medium
  • Grain: Straight
  • Luster: Silky and golden
  • Durability Rating: Rated as highly durable
  • Drying Characteristics: Slow to moderate.
  • Working Characteristics: Rated as easy to work and finish
  • Applications: Furniture, flooring, carpentry, general construction, interior trim
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