Quina

Myroxylon peruiferum

Quina colorada

Origin: North-West of Argentina

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Products and presentations

Logs

Diameter: 26/35 cm

Lenght: 3m and up  

 

Brushed and unbrushed lumber

Thinckness (mm): 26/51/77/102/127

Width (mm): 77/102/127/153/178/204

Lenght (mts): 0,5 to 3

Uses

Housing general, beams, flooring, parquet, steps, doors and windows, furniture and cabinets, plywood and veneer, decorative veneer, railwail sleepers

Treatments

• Moderate air drying

• Kiln drying not needed

• Chemical treatment not needed

Quality Grades

Lumber: FAS, F1F, SEL, 1C, 2C, 3AC, 3BC

Logs: F1, F2, F3

General description

Quina colorada is a medium size tree, attaining heights of 10 to 30 m and diameters of 60. Logs lenght to 6mts, average diameter up to 40 cm. Timber with medium to fine texture, the grain varies from straight to irregular. Quina has an aromatic fragance. Heartwood shows an intensive red brown colour. Regarding it hardness, Quina is easy to kiln-dry, easy to machining and quite stable.

Anatomic Characteristics

Heartwood color: Purplish red

Sapwood color: Pale  brown

Texture: medium to fine

How to reach us

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by mail: info@bidcomgroup.com

Headquarters

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+5411 5258-5560