Outdoor Deck Wood Flooring (Technicals)

IPE
Commercial Name: Ipe
Other Names: Ipe - Amarelo, Ipe-Roxo, Ipe-Una, Pau-D'Arco, Piuva, Piuva-Amarela
Foreign Name: Lapacho (Central America, South America)
Occurrence: Brasil - CE, GO, MG,SP, PR
 
General Characteristics:
Color: dark yellow
Direction: right
Texture : fine
 
Density at 15% m.c = 960 Kg/m3
 
Natural Durability:
Durable - resistent to attack of termites and fungus.
 
Processing Characteristics:
Surfacing: regular
Sawing: regular
Drilling: easy
Finishing: good
Drying: easy with little defects
 
Uses:
Civil Construction - Heavy Marine, External, Internal; Light Frames, Int. & Ext.
Floors - Domestic
Furniture - General Usage
Transport
Veneers and Plywoods - Decorative Veneers
Diverse Uses - Sport Articles and Toys, Decoration and Ornaments, Textile
Tools
Pallets and Cases
  Green Dry English Green  Dry Metric
Bending Strength 22458 25963 psi 1579 1825 kg/cm²
Crushing Strength     psi     kg/cm²
Max. Crushing Strength 25963 10312 psi 1825 725 kg/cm²
Static Bending (FSPL)     psi     kg/cm²
Impact Strength     inches     cm
Stiffness 2901 3129 1000 psi 204 220 1000 kg/cm²
Work to Maximum Load 28 22 inch-lbs/in³ wml3 2 cm-kg/cm³
Hardness   3684 lbs   1671 kg
Shearing Strength   2048 psi   144 kg/cm²
Toughness     inch-lbs     cm-kg
Specific Gravity 0.92 1.08   0.92 1.08  
             
Weight   62 lbs/ft³   994 kg/cm³
Density (Air-Dry)   62 lbs/ft³   994 kg/cm³
Radial Shrinkage   6.6 %   6.6 %
Tangential Shrinkage   8 %   8 %
Volumetric Shrinkage   13.2 %   13.2 %
CUMARU
Commercial Name: Cumaru
Other Names: Camaru, Camaru-Ferro, Cambaru, Cambaru-Ferro, Champagne, Cumaru-Amarelo, Cumaru-da-Folha-Grande,Cumaru-Escuro, Cumaru-Ferro, Cumaru-Rosa, Cumaru-Roxo, Cumaru-Verdadeiro, Cumbari, Cumbaru-Ferro, Muirapage.
Foreign Name:
Tonka (Guyana)
Faux Gaiac (French Guyana)
Charapilla (Peru)
Sarrapia (Venezuela, Colombia)
Ebo (Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras)
 
Occurrence:
Brazil - AM/PA/RO/ MT/ MA
Others -Guyana, French Guyana, Surinam, Venezuela
 
General Characteristics:
Color: chestnut
Aspect : Unstressed Fiberous
Direction: right
Texture : average
 
Basic Density = 910 Kg/m3
 
Natural Durability:
Durable - resistance to attack of fungus and marine xylophagous
Treatment : difficult.
 
Processing Characteristics:
Surfacing: easy
Sawing : difficult
Fixing: easy Finishing: good
Drying: easy with defects
 
Uses:
Civil Construction - Light External; Heavy External,Internal and Marine
Floors - Domestic
Furniture
Transport
Shipping
Veneers and Plywoods
  Green Dry English Green  Dry Metric
Bending Strength 19295 27270 psi 1357 1917 kg/cm²
Crushing Strength     psi     kg/cm²
Max. Crushing Strength 27270 9020 psi 1917 634 kg/cm²
Static Bending (FSPL)     psi     kg/cm²
Impact Strength   39 inches   99 cm
Stiffness 2690 3030 1000 psi 189 213 1000 kg/cm²
Work to Maximum Load     inch-lbs/in³     cm-kg/cm³
Hardness   3540 lbs   1606 kg
Shearing Strength     psi     kg/cm²
Toughness   265 inch-lbs   305 cm-kg
Specific Gravity 0.86 0.9   0.86 0.9  
Weight   71 lbs/ft³   1138 kg/cm³
Density (Air-Dry)   71 lbs/ft³   1138 kg/cm³
Radial Shrinkage   5 %   5 %
Tangential Shrinkage   7.6 %   7.6 %
Volumetric Shrinkage   12 %   12 %