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Tigerwood

Common Names : Aroeira, Aroieroa, Goncalo-alvez, Muiracatiara, Aroeira-do-sertao, Aroeira-legitima. 

Regions of Origin:  Latin America 

Countries of Origin: Brazil 

Common Uses : Bows, Building construction, Cabinetmaking, Carvings, Construction, Crossties, Decorative , veneer, Exterior uses, Figured veneer, Fine furniture, Flooring, Furniture, Furniture components, Heavy  construction, Paneling, Railroad ties, Turnery, Veneer, Wainscotting. 

 
Green
Dry
English
Green 
Dry
Metric
Bending Strength
13980
20117
psi
983
1414
kg/cm2
Crushing Strength
1224
1778
psi
86
125
kg/cm2
Max. Crushing Strength
20117
7154
psi
1414
503
kg/cm2
Static Bending (FSPL)
8890
13830
psi
625
972
kg/cm2
Impact Strength
inches
cm
Stiffness
2084
2393
1000 psi
147
168
1000 kg/cm2
Work to Maximum Load
8
15
inch-lbs/in3
wml3
1
cm-kg/cm3
Hardness
1850
lbs
839
kg
Shearing Strength
2200
psi
155
kg/cm2
Toughness
157
inch-lbs
181
cm-kg
Specific Gravity
0.69
0.79
0.69
0.79
Weight
69
55
lbs/ft3
1106
881
kg/cm3
Density (Air-Dry)
55
lbs/ft3
881
kg/cm3
Radial Shrinkage
4
%
4
%
Tangential Shrinkage
8
%
8
%
Volumetric Shrinkage
12
%
12
%