Category: Hardwood Flooring
Product Type: Santos Mahogany
Product Information & Description: This wood is mostly salmon colored with a wide range of color variability between pale pinks to darker purplish reds with occasional dark striping.
Gluing: Glues well
Density: 6% Moisture / GOS
Finishes: Finishes well (check compatibility with varnish manufacture)
Janka Hardness: 3000 pounds-force
Hardness and Durability: Probably the most important strength property for wood used in flooring application it is side hardness, also known as Janka hardness. Side hardness represents the resistance of wood to wear, denting and marring. It is measured by load required to embed a 0.444-inch steel ball to one-half its diameter in the wood. Janka Hardness