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Angelim Pedra

Angelim Pedra

Janka Hardness 3040 (what's this? )
Angelim Pedra is 241% as hard as Red Oak (3040 on the Janka scale vs. 1260 for Red Oak).
  • Flooring Trade Name
    Angelim Pedra
  • Botanical Name
    Hymenolobium petraeum
  • Lumber Trade Name(s)
    Angelim da Terra, Angelim da Mata, Caramate, Mirarema, Sapupira Amarela
  • Origin
    South America
  • Description
    Angelim Pedra has a grain that crisscrosses, and the texture is rough and unbalanced.
  • Stability
    Angelim Pedra demonstrates a high level of stability, superior to Red Oak.
  • Safety/Allergic Reactions
    Angelim Pedra has been associated with IgE-mediated asthma.
  • Color Change (photo-sensitivity)
    Angelim Pedra is yellow when fresh cut and darkens on exposure to an orange-brown to dark brown.
  • Color Range
    Angelim Pedra has a heartwood is a soft brown yellow, and the sapwood is light brown.

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