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Purple Heart (Peltogyne) Pen Blanks

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$6.80
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$5.00 (You save $1.80)
SKU:
TW-WB008-PE
Weight:
0.01 KGS
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$4.80 (Fixed shipping cost)
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Product Description

Purple Heart Pen Blanks 20 x 20 x 130mm 

Color/Appearance: 

When freshly cut the heartwood of Purpleheart is a  dull grayish/purplish brown. Upon exposure the wood becomes a deeper eggplant purple. With further age and exposure to UV light, the wood becomes a dark brown with a hint of purple. This color-shift can be slowed and minimized by using a UV inhibiting finish on the wood.

Common Name(s): Purpleheart, Amaranth

Scientific Name: Peltogyne spp.

Distribution: Central and South America (from Mexico down to southern Brazil)

Tree Size: 100-170 ft (30-50 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

Average Dried Weight: 56 lbs/ft3 (905 kg/m3)

Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .76, .90

Janka Hardness: 2,520 lbf (11,190 N)

Modulus of Rupture: 22,000 lbf/in2 (151.7 MPa)

Elastic Modulus: 2,937,000 lbf/in2 (20.26 GPa)

Crushing Strength: 12,140 lbf/in2 (83.7 MPa)

Shrinkage: Radial: 3.8%, Tangential: 6.4%, Volumetric: 10.6%, T/R Ratio: 1.7

 


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