SANGIORGI LEGNAMI spa

GARAPA

Apuleia leiocarpa

GARAPA

BOTANICAL NAMES Apuleia leiocarpa.
ORIGINS FAMILY It belongs to the family of Fabaceae (angiosperm).
SPECIFIC WEIGHT Green 950 kg/m³ – Dried 800 kg/m³.
TECHNOLOGICAL FEATURES The wood is lemon-yellow when freshly sawn, becoming yellow brown over time.
It has clearly demarcated sapwood.
The grain is straight or interlocked and the texture is regular.
If it must be used for external structures it is recommended to treat the wood in order to preserve it from fungi attacks.
DRYING METHOD It should be carefully and slowly dried to avoid splitting.
MAIN USES AND WORKING This wood can be easily sawn and cut.
Joints with glue hold firmly such as nails and screws but pre-boring is necessary.
It is usually used for several applications:
• interior: e.g. interior joinery, light carpentry, high class furniture, stairs, flooring and turned goods.
• exterior: e.g. exterior joinery, heavy carpentry, ship building, flooring, floorboards and decking.

SANGIORGI LEGNAMI spa

Registered office in BOLOGNA – Via Guido Reni, 2/2
Administrative and operative Headquarters in IMOLA - via Provinciale Selice, 54/A IMOLA – via Provinciale Selice, 54/A
Share Capital € 7.764.800,00.
R.E.A.Registration n n. 347792
Business Register BO n. 61694
Fiscal code and VAT registration n. 04163110374
Mechanised processing code 029562.

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