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Santos Mahogany

Common Names : Balsamo, Cabriziva, Cedro chino, Chirraca, Estoraque, Incienso, Nabal, Palo de balsamo, Santos mahogany, Sandalo, Tache, Tolu. 

Regions of Origin : Central America, Latin America. 

Countries of Origin :  Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Costa Rica, Panama, Bolivia, Ecuador, Paraguay. 

Commom Uses : Flooring, Furniture, Interior trim, Turnery, Railroad ties, Building materials, Chairs, Chests, Concealed parts (Furniture), Crossties, Desks, Dining-room furniture, Domestic flooring, Dowell pins, Dowells, Drawer sides, Factory flooring, Fine furniture, Floor lamps, Furniture components, Furniture squares or stock, Hatracks, Interior construction, Kitchen cabinets, Living-room suites, Millwork, Moldings, Office furniture, Parquet flooring, Rustic furniture, Stools, Sub-flooring, Tables , Trimming, Utility furniture, Wainscotting, Wardrobes. 
 
Green
Dry
English
Green 
Dry
Metric
Bending Strength
16864
21861
psi
1186
1537
kg/cm2
Crushing Strength
1607
2503
psi
113
176
kg/cm2
Max. Crushing Strength
21861
8220
psi
1537
578
kg/cm2
Static Bending (FSPL)
psi
kg/cm2
Impact Strength
inches
cm
Stiffness
2040
2431
1000 psi
143
171
1000 kg/cm2
Work to Maximum Load
inch-lbs/in3
cm-kg/cm3
Hardness
2200
lbs
998
kg
Shearing Strength
2204
psi
155
kg/cm2
Toughness
360
inch-lbs
415
cm-kg
Specific Gravity
0.78
0.78
Weight
58
lbs/ft3
929
kg/cm3
Density (Air-Dry)
58
lbs/ft3
929
kg/cm3
Radial Shrinkage
3.8
%
3.8
%
Tangential Shrinkage
6.2
%
6.2
%
Volumetric Shrinkage
10
%
10
%