- Wood species: Rosewood Santos
- Thickness: 52 mm +
- Width: 150 mm +
- Length: 2100 mm +
- Country of origin of raw materials: import
- Manufacturer: import
- Packaging: individual boards laid in pallets
- Quality: FAS grade
Characteristics of Wood
Rosewood Santos – Botanical Name: Machaerium sleroxilon.
The wood is conventionally named Rosewood and in botany it is referred to as Machaerium sleroxilon. This tree is widespread in Brazil. Rosewood can range in color from pinkish brown to purple brown. The structure of natural wood is characterized by some fiber, it is wavy-twisted, with a coarse texture. Today, Santos, which was once a substitute for the Rio Rosewood variety, is a breed whose quality is recognized throughout the world.
Technical properties of wood
The density of rosewood is on average 850 kg / m3.
Rosewood: properties and wood grain, habitat Rosewood is renowned for its very good strength, impact resistance and excellent steam bending properties. Very hard and resilient, even in structure, quite tough and moderately heavy wood.
When machining wood, difficulties can arise due to the fact that its fibers are characterized by strong adhesion. The wood polishing and bonding is satisfactory because the wood contains a certain amount of oil. Very thin areas are prone to chipping, especially when side cutting. This type of material is widely used in decorative and finishing works, making knife handles and carving, and is also widely used in the field of furniture manufacturing, cabinetry production. Maybe allergenic, respiratory protection!