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PRODUCTSCaribbean Heart Pine

Engineered Caribbean Heart Pine


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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

Brazilian Direct's Engineered Caribbean Heart Pine Flooring is available in the following formats:

Face Width       Standard Lengths
3 - 1/4"    1'-12' nested, avg. 7'
5"    1'-12' nested, avg. 7'
7"    1'-12' nested, avg. 7'

This engineered flooring is also available in Brazilian Cherry, Santos Mahogany, and Tigerwood

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Brazilian Direct's Engineered Flooring Product Specs

Widths 3 1/4", 5", or 7"
Thickness 12.0mm
Length 1'-12' nested, avg. 7'
Edge MB-4 (Micro-bevel 4 sides)
Finish Unifished and Prefinished, 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
Peeled veneer
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

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