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Cumaru (brazilian teak)

Category: Hardwood Flooring

Product Type: Cumaru

Product Information & Description: Cumaru is yellowish Brown to a very pale brown with an interlocked texture medium to fine luster.

Gluing: Glues well

Density: 540KG/M3 6% / Moisture 1280KG/M3 GOS

Finishes: Finishes well (check compatibility with varnish manufacture)

Janka Hardness: 2200 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.