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Garapa Decking

Garapa 90mm x 19mm Random Lengths 

Garapa has a golden to yellowish brown colour. It is extremely stable and easy to work with. It initially can be yellow in colour but will either oxidise to a beautiful grey or if oiled, to a rich golden brown. It is generally available in long lengths and our recommended width would be 90mm, however it is also available in 140mm 

 

 

 

Garapa Design

 

Common Name(s): 

Garapa

Scientific Name: 

Apuleia leiocarpa

Distribution: 

South America

Tree Size: 

20-30 m tall, 1-1.5 m trunk diameter

Average Dried Weight: 

820 kg/m3

Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): 

.65, .82

Janka Hardness: 

7,350 N

Modulus of Rupture: 

127.8 MPa

Elastic Modulus: 

15.57 GPa

Crushing Strength:

62.3 MPa

Shrinkage: Radial: 

4.2%, Tangential: 7.5%, Volumetric: 11.4%, T/R Ratio: 1.8

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