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Scientific name: Manilkara sp.


Other common names:

Batinga, Jaboticaba-de-macaco, Leiteiro-preto, Maçaranduba, Maçaranduba-de-igreja, Parajumirim.


Phisical Properties:


Density(g/cm3) Shrinkage (%) Shrinkage Tangential/ Shrinkage Radial
Dry Green Basic 12% Tangential Radial Volumetric
1.05  1.27  0.89  1.07 9.40  6.70  16.38  1.40



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Mechanical Properties:


State Static Bending Compression Janka Hardness
Modulus of rupture (kgf/cm2) Modulus of elasticity (1.000kgf/cm2) Parallel to the grain Perpendicular to the grain Parallel to the grain (kgf) End to the grain (kgf)
Maximum compression (kgf/cm2) Stress at proportional limit (kgf/cm2)
Green 1253  120   591   149   1046  1032 
Dry 1729  142  841  198  1532  1464  


State Tension Cleavage strenght Shear Nail extration
Perpendicular to the grain Maximum compression (kgf/cm) Maximum compression (kgf/cm) Parallel to the grain (kgf) End to the grain (kgf)
Maximum compression (kgf/cm2)
Green 53    120     
Dry 69    158     


Source: Laboratory of Forest Products - IBAMA-Brasília-Brazil


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