Purpleheart

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General Information

Peltogyne spp.

South America

100-170 ft (30-50 m) tall,

3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

Heavy structural use

Flooring

Technical Information

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905 (kg/m3) 

0.76, 0.90

11,190 N

151.7 MPa

20.26 GPa

83.7 MPa

Radial: 3.8%

Tangential: 6.4%

Volumetric: 10.6%

T/R Ratio: 1.7

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