Caribbean Heart Pine is a beautiful wood prized throughout the world for its distinctive grain, rich, lustrous patina and durable hardness. Manufactured with the same precision as our hardwoods, end-matched in long lengths, it is the perfect alternative to reclaimed heart pine.
Color and Photosensitivity: Caribbean Heart Pine is uniform in color over a range from golden brown to red brown heartwood to lighter brown sapwood. Caribbean Heart Pine deepens in dark red color over time.
Prime Quality: Our more refined quality is virtually clear of defects except occasional small pin knots. Color is more consistent and harmonious, with a high degree of red heartwood and limited sapwood.
Janka Hardness Rating: 1,240 lbs. (564 kg.) by comparison Northern Red Oak's value is 1,290 lbs. (585 kg.)
Stability: Width movement in a 5' face from a one percent change in moisture content is between 0.013" and 0.015". By comparison Northern Red Oak's value is 0.007" 0.017"
Manufacturing Specifications: Moisture content: 7% to 9%. Weight: 2.9 lbs./Sq. Ft. Unfinished - 3/4" solid flooring
|Face Width||Standard Lengths|
|3 - 1/4"||1'-12' nested, avg. 7'|
|5"||1'-12' nested, avg. 7'|
|7"||1'-12' nested, avg. 7'|
|Widths||3 1/4", 5", or 7"|
|Length||1'-12' nested, avg. 7'|
|Edge||MB-4 (Micro-bevel 4 sides)|
|Finish||Unifished, UV cured urethane with ceramic, 30% gloss level +/- 5%|
|Available Species||Caribbean Heart Pine, Jatoba (Brazilian Cherry), Tigerwood (Brazilian Koa), and Brazilian Walnut (Ipe)|
|Formaldehyde||Exceeds German E-1 emission specification|
|Construction||Sawn Wear-layer Engineered
Sawn Hardwood Core
Sawn Hardwood Back (jointed)
|Packaging||White corrugated cartons
6 layers per carton 56 cartons per pallet
1.672 M2/carton 18 SF/carton
93.643 M2/pallet 1008 SF/pallet
Packaging meets ISPM publication 15 requirements
|Weight||2.08 lbs/SF - 37.5lbs/carton - 2,100 lbs/pallet|
|Moisture Content||7% +/- 1%|
|Manufacturing tolerances||Width +/- 0.12 mm
Thickness +/- 0.12 mm