Data For: Locust (Jatoba) - Hymenaea courbaril

Common Names:

Alga
Algarrobo
Azucar huayo
Copal
Copinol
Courbaril

Gaupinol                 
Jatahy
Jatoba
Jutai
Kawanari
Locust

Pie de venado
Rode locus
Rode rode locus
Sirari
West indian locust

Common Uses:

Cabinet making
Flooring

Furniture
Shipbuilding

Locust (Jatoba) - Hymenaea courbaril

Numerical Values in Metrics:
Category Green Dry Unit
Bending Strength 1478  911 kg/cm2
Crushing Strength (Prep.) 115 132 kg/cm2
Max. Crushing Strength 498 669 kg/cm2
Static Bending (FSPL) 556 837 cm
Stiffness 130 170 1k kg/cm2
Work to Maximum Load 1 1 cm-kg/cm3
Hardness 1203   kg
Shearing Strength 174   kg/cm2
Toughness 265   cm-kg
Specific Gravity 0.79 .91  
Weight 897   kg/cm3
Density (Air-dry) 913   kg/cm3
Radial Shrinkage (G->OD) 5 %    
Tangential Shrink (G->OD) 9 %    
Volumetric Shrink (G->OD) 13 %    
English Numerical Values:
Category Green Dry Unit
Bending Strength 12957 21020 psi
Crushing Strength 1640 1880 psi
Max. Crushing Strength 5800 9510 psi
Static Bending (FSPL) 7910 11900 psi
Stiffness   1843 2422 1000 psi
Work to Maximum Load   15 18 in-lbs/in3
Hardness  2653   lbs
Shearing Strength 2470   psi
Toughness 230   cm-kg
Specific Gravity 0.76 .91  
Weight 897   lbs/cu.ft
Density (Air-dry)  913    
Radial Shrinkage (G->OD) 5 %    
Tangential Shrink. (G->OD) 9 %    
Volumetric Shrink. (G->OD) 13 %