Ipé

A particularly strong and durable wood from South America. Ipé has a fairly even structure. The core often has light to dark areas, which may make it appear slightly streaked. Even if a crosshair is present, the light can cause a decorative fine stripe drawing.

  • Product Specifications

  • Origin Peru
  • Scientific name Handroanthus spp
  • Rot resistance CLASS 2
  • Termite/insect resistance Class D - durable
  • Average weight (Kiln dried to 12%) 1020 - 1140 kg/m³
  • Growth area Tropical Middle- and South America
  • Wood type Hardwood
  • Hair Straight, sometimes cross or irregular thread
  • Machinability Difficult to machine, but easy to plan
  • Nails and screws Pre-drilling necessary
  • Applications Decking, sleepers, poles, flooring, bridges and furniture

Durability

OVERALL DURABILITY
TERMITE RESISTANT
STABILITY
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