Aniegre

Family: SAPOTACEAE
Scientific name: Aningeria altissima / Aningeria robusta
Pilot Names: Aniegre, Aningre, Aningeria

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Sliced veneer

WOOD DESCRIPTION

Color: Creamy white
Sapwood: Not clearly demarcated
Texture: Fine
Grain: Straight or interlocked

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

Mean Std dev
Specific gravity 0,57
Coeff. of volumetric shrinkage 0,41%
Total tangential shrinkage (TS) 7%
(normal moisture, at 12%)

NATURAL DURABILITY

Fungi: Not durable
Dry wood borers: Susceptible
Termites: Susceptible
Use class: Class 1 – Inside (No dampness)

DRYING

Drying rate: Normal
Risk of distortion: Sligth risk
Risk of casehardening: No
Risk of cracking: Sligth risk
Risk of collapse: No

SAWING AND MACHINING

Sawing: Easy
Peeling: Good
Slicing: Good

ASSEMBLING

Nailing/Screwing: Good
Gluing: Correct