Rosewood

Pterocarpus Indicus
rosewood 2400
Pterocarpus Indicus

Heartwood can be either golden brown or a dark blood red. Sapwood pale yellow. Texture medium. Grain variable. The freshly cut wood has a fragrant odour often highly figured. Also known as New Guinea Rosewood, Solomon Islands Rosewood.

Properties

DENSITY 650
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 95
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 1%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 5.0
FINISH Excellent
DURABILITY Durable
MACHINING Excellent
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
GLUING Good
GROWING REGION Asia Pacific
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.65
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 12
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 2%
STABILITY Excellent
AVAILABILITY Available
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER No

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