Massaranduba Decking Information
Massaranduba Decking Technical Info
Massaranduba Decking Specs
Botanical Name: Manilkara bidentata
Common Name: Massaranduba
Other Common Names: Maçaranduba, Acana, Aus, Ausabo, Balata, Balata franc, Balata gomme, Balata rouge, Beefwood, Bolletri, Bolletrie, Bulletwood, Chicozapota, Macaranduba, Maparajuba, Massarandu, Nispero, Pamashto, Paraju, Quinilla colorada, Red balata
General Characteristics: Massaranduba is a rich red color. It has a mostly straight grain and a fine texture.
Moisture Content of Decking: Our Massaranduba Decking is specially dried for use on exterior projects.
We also sell Massaranduba lumber kiln dried specifically for interior use. DO NOT use kiln dried interior lumber in exterior projects as it will expand. Massaranduba Decking dried for exterior use will shrink inside.
Janka side hardness: 3,190 lb at 12% moisture content.
Bending Strength: 27,280 psi
Drying: Tangential shrinkage: 9.4%, Radial shrinkage: 6.3%
Working Properties: Has a blunting effect on cutters, use of carbide tipped saw blades is necessary. Routs nicely. Must be predrilled for fastening.
Distribution: South America
Durability: Highly durable. Not subject to beetle attack. Extremely resistant to preservative treatment.
Uses: Exterior construction, decking.
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Span Chart for Massaranduba Decking
|Nominal Dimension||Finish Dimension||Joist Spacing|
|1x4||3/4" x 3 1/2"||16"|
|1x6||3/4" x 5 1/2"||16"|
|5/4x6||1" x 5 1/2"||24"|
|2x6||1 1/2" x 5 1/2"||32"|
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