Common Names : Amapa rana, Amarelo, Amarelao, Bagaceira, Bagasse, Bagasse juane, Cow-wood, Garrote, Gele bagasse, Tatajuba. 

Regions of Origin : Central America, Latin America. 

Countries of Origin : Guyana, French Guiana, Brazil, Suriname 

Common Uses :  Beams, Boat building, Building construction, Building materials, Cabin construction, Canoes, Chairs, Chests,  Concealed parts (Furniture), Concrete formwork, Construction, Decks, Desks, Dining-room furniture, Dowell pins, Dowells, Drawer sides, Factory construction, Fine furniture, Floor lamps, Form work, Foundation posts, Framing, Furniture, Furniture components, Furniture squares or stock, Hatracks, Heavy construction, Joists, Kitchen cabinets, Lifeboats, Light construction, Living-room suites, Mine timbers, Office furniture Porch columns, Rough construction, Rustic furniture, Shipbuilding, Stools. 


 
Green
Dry
English
Green 
Dry
Metric
Bending Strength
14507
20050
psi
1020
1410
kg/cm2
Crushing Strength
1200
1690
psi
84
119
kg/cm2
Max. Crushing Strength
20050
7900
psi
1410
555
kg/cm2
Static Bending (FSPL)
10340
13900
psi
727
977
kg/cm2
Impact Strength
inches
cm
Stiffness
2300
2580
1000 psi
162
181
1000 kg/cm2
Work to Maximum Load
11
14
inch-lbs/in3
wml3
1
cm-kg/cm3
Hardness
1730
lbs
785
kg
Shearing Strength
1940
psi
136
kg/cm2
Toughness
195
inch-lbs
225
cm-kg
Specific Gravity
0.69
0.8
0.69
0.8
Weight
68
50
lbs/ft3
1090
801
kg/cm3
Density (Air-Dry)
50
lbs/ft3
801
kg/cm3
Radial Shrinkage
5
%
5
%
Tangential Shrinkage
6
%
6
%
Volumetric Shrinkage
10
%
10
%
 

Tatajuba