Yellow Heart, also called Pau Amarello(scientific name: Euxylophoraparaensis), has a heartwood of pale to golden yellow color, which darkens with age. Sapwood is white or pale yellow. Its texture is fine, luster is high and grain is generally straight through with some waviness or interlocking.
Yellow Heart is commonly found in Brazil. It is moderately durable for resisting decay and insect attack.
Janka Hardness :
7,950 N(1,790 lbf)
Average Dried Weight :
825 kg/m3(52 lbs/ft3)
Easy to work with hand tools and machine tools, but can be difficult if the grain is interlocked or figured. It is good with glues and finishes well. It has a moderate blunting effect on cutting tools.