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Pucte
Bucida Buceras
Distribution
Central America and Mexico
Cities
Not listed
General Description
The color of heartwood varies from yellowish to greenish-brown. Presents a roey grain, fine to medium texture. It has no specific odor.
Workability
Heavy and very resistant to impact. Presents a high density, which recommends the usage of reinforced tools. Ideal for indoor and outdoor installations.
Durability
Very durable
Main uses
Outdoor construction, bridges, parquet, furniture, boats small tools.
Pucte
Use: 

Poor FairGood

Use

Planing
Poor
Drilling
Good
Turning
Poor
Moulding
Good
Nailing
Poor
Screwing
Fair
Finishing
Poor
Physical and Mechanical Properties: 

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Physical and Mechanical Properties

Average Weight
1,200.00kg/m3
Specific Gravity
0.90
Modulus of Elasticity
0.00MPa
Modulus of Rupture
145.00MPa
Average Volume Shrinkage
4.40%
Hardness
14,000.00N