(Dinizia excelsa), is red brown and the sapwood is clearly demarcated. The grain is straight or interlocked and the texture is medium. Angelim vermelho is very durable to fungi and is durable to dry wood borers; sapwood demarcated (risk limited to sapwood). Due to its high specific gravity and hardness, this species naturally covers the biological hazard class 5 (end-uses in marine environment or brackish water).
WHY USE ANGELIM VERMELHO?