Data For: Amapa/Ipe - Tabebuia rosea

Amapa rosa
Apamate
Cortez
Guayacan
Macuil
Maculizo
Mano de leon
Maqueliz
Mayflower
Palo de rosa
 

Common Uses:
Furniture
Interior trim
Paneling
Building materials
Cabin construction
 
Decks
Fine furniture
Flooring
Millwork
Moldings
Tables
Veneer
 
Numerical Values in Metrics:
Category Green Dry Unit
Bending Strength 1825 1579 kg/cm2
Max. Crushing Strength 725 940 kg/cm2
Stiffness 204 220 1k kg/cm2
Work to Maximum Load 2.0 2.0 cm-kg/cm3
Hardness 1671 kg
Shearing Strength 144 kg/cm2
Specific Gravity 0.92 1.08
Weight 994 kg/cm3
Density (Air-dry) 994 kg/cm3
Radial Shrinkage (G->OD) 7 %
Tangential Shrink (G->OD) 8 %
Volumetric Shrink (G->OD) 13 %
Numerical Values:
Category Green Dry Unit
Bending Strength 22458 25963 psi
Max. Crushing Strength 10312 13366 psi
Stiffness   2901 3129 1000 psi
Work to Maximum Load   28 22 in-lbs/in3
Hardness  3684 lbs
Shearing Strength 2048 psi
Specific Gravity 0.92 1
Weight 62 lbs/cu.ft
Density (Air-dry)  62
Radial Shrinkage (G->OD) 7 %
Tangential Shrink. (G->OD) 8 %
Volumetric Shrink. (G->OD) 13 %