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Brazilian Redwood (Massaranduba)

Category: Hardwood Decking

Product Type: Brazilian redwood

Product Information & Description: Brazilian redwood’s heartwood is light red when freshly cut becoming red to dark reddish which is distinctive from its sapwood which is light pink to pale brown.

Gluing: Glues well

Density: 1000KG/M3 12% / Moisture 1260 KG/M3 GOS

Finishes: Finishes well (check compatibility with varnish manufacture)

Janka Hardness: 2890 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. rating are generally based on an average of test on both tangential and radial (plainsawn and quartersawn) sample.