Hot and elegant looking material, the ipè is one of the hardest woods in the world for exteriors. It is introduced with color tones ranging from brown to olive green and reddish, with lighter and darker streaks. It lends itself to small/medium sized areas, subject to low/high rate of walking on it for a private use, trading and shipping.
Its features makes it suitable for coating facades of buildings.
As with all woods, due to the sunlight effect the color will tend anyway to comply in time becoming gray. If not desired, the original color can be restored by using specific oils one or two times a year.
Botanical Name: Tabebuia spp
Origin: Brasile, Paraguay, Bolivia
Density average: 850 kg/m3