Timborana Hardwood Technical Species Information

Detailed scientific and mechanical properties for Timborana Hardwood Lumber


  • Description: Timborana is a luminous wood filled with creamy yellows and light to medium browns. As the floor ages, reddish tones will develop. Timborana's fine grain makes it highly desirable for furniture designers. Timborana is also a hard and durable wood with a Janka hardness rating of 1570. With its light, clean tones, Timborana is a great choice for both residential and commercial flooring alike.
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  • Other Names: Piptadenia suaveolens, Angico, Angico-vermelho, fava-de-folha-miuda, Faveira-folha-fina, Parica-grande-da-terra-firme, timbauba
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Timborana Lumber Scientific Properties and Technical Specifications

  • Janka Hardness: 1,570 pounds
  • Strength (MOR): 21,220 psi
  • Stiffness (MOE): 2,230 1000 psi
  • Density (KG/m3): 780
  • Color: Light reddish brown heartwood and sapwood.
  • Photosensitivity: Low to Medium
  • Tangential Shrinkage: 9.6 %
  • Radial Shrinkage: 6.4 %
  • Family: Mimosaceae
  • Tree Characteristics: The Timborana tree can reach a height of up to 30 feet and a diameter of 3 feet.
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  • Texture: Medium
  • Grain: Irregular
  • Luster: Medium
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  • Drying Characteristics: Rapid drying, risk of checking and some cupping
  • Working Characteristics: Easy to moderate workability
  • Applications: Flooring, furniture, turnery, paneling, musical instruments
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