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  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 Blending (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 %
Tabebuia impetiginosa (Mart.) Standl.
BIGNONIACEAE
Commercial Name: Ipe
Other Names: Ipe - Amarelo, Ipe-Roxo, Ipe-
Una, Pau-D'Arco, 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 of 15% m.c = 960 kg/m3
Natural Durability:
Durable - resistant to attack of termites and
fungus.

Processing Characteristics:
Surfacing: regular
Sawing: regular
Drilling: easy
Finishing: good
Drying: easy with little defects
Uses:
Civil Construction-HeavyMarine,External,
Internal: Light Frames,Int. & Ext.
Floors - Domestic
Furniture - General Usage
Veneers and Plywoods - Decorative Ve-
neers
Diverse Uses - Sport Articles and Toys,
Decoration and Ornaments, Textile,Tools,
Pallets and Cases
 
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