Louro (Red)

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Grade Overview:- FAS - (First and Seconds).

Properties
BOTANICAL NAMEOcotea rubra mez
DENSITY 620 - 660 kg/m3
DISTRIBUTION The Guianas, Guyana, Surinam and northern Brazil.
DRYING The timber is slow to dry and drying requires care to prevent development of distortion and checking. Thick sections tend to remain green in the centre for a considerable time. There is a risk of casehardening if large sections are dried too quickly
DURABILITY Durable
ENVIRONMENTAL CREDENTIALS FSC
MOISTURE CONTENT 14% - 16% (+/- 2%)
ORIGIN South & Central America
PHYSICAL/STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES The wood is somewhat below average in strength properties for tropical hardwoods
PURCHASING CYCLE 12 month
STORAGE ADVICE Under Cover
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS Joinery - Interior, Furniture, Flooring, Decking, Joinery - Exterior, Cladding
WORKING QUALITIES Easy - The weathering characteristics are very good, there being little loss of surface smoothness, and remarkably little warping or surface checking in unpainted wood exposed to the elements
Louro (Red)
ProductCodeStockedEnvironmental Credentials
AD FAS
25 x 150mmH0005322YFSC
32 x 125mmH0006477YFSC
32 x 200mmH0006365YFSC
32 x 225mmH0006366YFSC
50 x 155mmH0006560YFSC
50 x 205mmH0006630YFSC
76 x 208mmH0006479YFSC