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Jatoba is a beautiful South American hardwood specie that varies from a shiny orange to a darker red-brown core, tiger striped in yellow, golden and brown shades. Jatoba is known for its hardness, which makes it difficult to cut in. Jatoba is suitable as bonding tree. Used for floors, patio planks, windows, doors, handrails and benches.

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Facts Jatoba

Botanical name: Hymenaea courbaril
Origin: Brazil
Weight: about 1000 kg/m3
Moisture Content: 8-14 %
Janka hardness: 2690
Modulus of rupture: 155.2 MPa
Bending strength: 1007
Modulus of elasticity: 18.93 GPa
Shrinkage: 12,1


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