Castanha-de-macaco, castanha-vermelha, jequitibá-do-brejo, tauari-vermelho, matamatá-vermelho, taanuari, taauari, tanari and tauari.
Heartwood and sapwood distinguished, reddish-brown heartwood, glossy gloss, imperceptible odor and taste, medium density, soft to cut, right grain, medium texture.
Natural durability: The jequitibá-rosa wood presents low natural resistance to attack by xylophagous organisms (fungi and insects).
Treatability: The jequitibá-rosa wood is very permeable to preservative solutions, which makes it easily treatable by impregnation.
Workability: the jequitibá-rosa wood presents excellent behavior regarding the surface finish, accepting brad, except in the corners.
Drying: Drying in oven takes place very fast, showing tendency to surface cracks, recessing, twisting and bending. It presents moderate tendency to collapse and arching, and has top cracks.
Mass Density – Apparent at 12% humidity: 680 kg/m3 / Basic: 580 kg/m3 / Dry: 670 kg/m3
Shrinkage – Radial: 5.12% / Tangential: 8.07% / Volumetric: 13.95%
• External lightweight: rafters, frames, linings, slats, battens
• Internal lightweight, structural: boards, props, slats, rafters
• Internal lightweight, general utility: Shoe molding, linings, linings, baseboards
• Ships (keels, decks, sides and more)
• Plywood plates
• Doors and windows
• Tool Cables
• Packaging (boxes, crates, pallets)