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    Decking - Garapa Pre-grooved - 19 x 140 mm

    15 Dec 2017, 12:06 PM

    Garapa is often referred to as ‘Brazilian Ash’. It is light yellow to golden brown in colour. It is strong and durable and can be left untreated and weathers naturally to an even silver /grey.

    Product Info

    Product GARAPA Decking Boards 19 x 140 mm x 1219 - 4877 mm
    Dimensions 19 x 140 mm x 1219 - 4877 mm
    Species Garapa
    Condition Kiln-dried
    Quality Prime
    Surface Finish Machined smooth, uncoated and untreated, end-waxed.
    Edge Detail Rounded 2 Edges 3 mm radius + Pre-Grooved
    Type Solid Decking Board
    Installation Hidden Deck Fastener or Screwed Down
    Structural Deck – BS 8201:1987 – maximum span of joists is 600 mm
    (Woodtrend recommends 400mm joist spans)
    Stainless steel fixings only
    Durability Moderately durable against fungi and termites

    Technical Information

    Main Species Garapa (Apuleia leiocarpa)
    Wood Type Tropical Hardwood
    Distribution / Origin South of Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Peru.
    Allergic Reactions Certain wood dusts can cause respiratory, contact dermatitis and allergic reactions. Care should be taken when working with this wood. Woodtrend recommends working with a mask.
    Density at 12% M.C. 790 kilos/m3
    Average Hardness Janka: 2280 (White Oak: 1360)
    Brinell: 4.4 (White Oak: 3.8)
    Moisture Movement Medium
    General Characteristics Sapwood is narrow and whitish in colour while the heart wood is mainly yellowish, varying from yellowish-brown to pinkish-yellow, tending to acquire a reddish or coppery hue after exposure. The wood is lustrous, with a straight to spiralling grain (occasionally slightly interlocked) and with a fine, uniform texture. The wood is hard, heavy, tough and strong.

    Decking - Garapa Pre-grooved - 19 x 140 mm

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