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Different essences. Different passions. Different contexts. Different personalities.


Wood is a living, warm and charming material able to stimulates the senses.
When you touch it you feel the same temperature as the human body. When you look it you see its venations and its gradations that make it so unique and insuperable in terms of elegance.

Wood floor versatility explains because this material has an irreplaceable role from ever, giving it by its particular venations, wood cold tonality, wood light tonality and wood dark tonality.

For Magri Parquet each parquet has its soul and it will live forever with you.
Wood will reflect you, it will live in your home and its essence will represent it, characterizing it in an unique way, as unique you are.
The parquet choice marks in your life a new, unique and unrepeatable knowledge.

Magri Parquet purchases logs directly from FSC certified European forest: this gives utmost control over wood quality and source and, at the same time, it ensures responsible management of our forest heritage.
All the other raw materials employed (fir and birch playwood pannes) are purchased exclusively from companies that guarantee and certify utmost quality and the FSC brand.
Other products used for the production (adhesives, filler and for finishing) are provided by leading company and they are without toxics and noxious substances

Shown below you can find all kind of woods used by Magri Parquet:



Black locust robinia

Botanical name: Robina pseudoacacia
Origin: Central Europe
Colour and fibres: tonality is not uniform caused by fluorspar presence.
Sapwood is yellow, while the heart-wood is brown and bronze with a medium texture and
a straight fibre. The oxidation give it a warm, brown-rose colored.

Oxidation: low
Density kg/m³: 770
Dimensional stability: average
HardnessJanka kg/cm²: 771
Outdoor resistance: excellent
Incisivenessaverage
Withdrawal: average

European maple

Botanical name: Acer saccharum e Acer Nigrum
Origin: Central Europe
Colour and fibres: hard essence that produce a wood with a white-cream shade spaced
out by rose shade. Trees with a larger trunk can have an 
heart-wood dark brown.
However, they can have also an entangled or wavy fibre that create a fine optical effect.
Oxidation: very low
Density kg/m³: 615
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 476
Outdoor resistance: inadequate
Incisivenesselevated
Withdrawal: medium elevated

Afromosia

Botanical name: Afrormosia eleta
Origin: Western Africa, Congo/Nigeria
Colour and fibres: heart-wood has a golden brown or dark brown shade, based on the
light exposition. The sapwood is narrow and with a more clear colour.
Texture is subtle, fibre change from straight to interlaced, as Teak. Uniform coloration.
Oxidation: high
Density kg/m³: 760
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 806
Outdoor resistance: excellent
Incisivenessaverage
Withdrawal: average

Bubinga

Botanical nameGuibourtia tessmannli
Origin: Africa, Gabon, Camerun, Congo
Colour and fibres: mixed fibre. Its colour change from medium brown reddish to dark
with violet venations, even if in some cases are more clear.

Oxidation: high
Density kg/m³: 900
Dimensional stability: low
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 1093
Outdoor resistance: inadequate
Incisivenessaverage
Withdrawal: average

Cabreuva Incienso

Botanical name: Myrocarpus fastigiatus
Origin: Central America, Paraguay, Argentina, Brazil
Colour and fibres: heart-wood has a golden brown or dark brown shade, based on the
light exposition. The sapwood is narrow and with a more clear colour.
Texture is subtle, fibre change from straight to interlaced.
Oxidation: medium/high
Density kg/m³: 915
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 1088
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisivenessaverage
Withdrawal: average

Cabreuva Vermelha

Botanical nameMyroxylon balsamum
Origin: South Central America 
Colour and fibres: heart-wood has a brown-reddish coloration. It changes from uniform
to lined varia and it is distinguished from the sapwood that is white. It is characterized by
a medium-high sparkle, a medium texture and a interlaced fibre. It can have a spices
smell.
Oxidation: low
Density kg/m³: 915 
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 1088
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisiveness: average
Withdrawal: average

European Cherry

Botanical name: Prunus Serotina
Origin: Central Europe
Colour and fibressapwood narrow and yellow, while the ​heart-wood is brown-rose and it
accentuate with aging.
Oxidation: medium/high
Density kg/m³: 560
Dimensional stability: elevated
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 521
Outdoor resistance: inadequate
Incisivenesslow
Withdrawal: low

Doussié

Botanical name: Afzelia bipindensis
Origin: Eastern and Western Africa 
Colour and fibres: the heart-wood has a coloration that changes from red/salmon to
orange/brown, that oxidizing can become copper or brown/reddish. Fibres are often 
woven or undulatory.
Oxidation: elevated
Density kg/m³: 805
Dimensional stability: elevated
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 821
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisivenesslow
Withdrawal: low

European Beech Steamed

Botanical name: Fagus sylvatica
Origin: Central Europe 
Colour and fibres: the heart-wood is rose-brown clear. Fibres are narrows and
straights, with a regular texture. 
Oxidation: low
Density kg/m³: 710
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 658
Outdoor resistance: inadequate
Incisivenessmedium/high
Withdrawal: medium/high

Iroko

Botanical nameChlorophora excelsa e Chlorophora regia
Origin: Eastern and Western Africa 
Colour and fibres: dark brown and golden honey. Fibres straight. Iroko is
harder but less resistant of Teak. Both type of wood are use for the decking.
Oxidation: elevated
Density kg/m³: 660
Dimensional stability: elevated
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 571
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisiveness: medium
Withdrawal: low

Courbaril

Botanical name: Hymenaea Courbaril
Origin: Central and South America 
Colour and fibres: Jatobà wood elements can include mineral with a
coloration that changes from white to lemon yellow. Each wood of the same

origin have an original and unique appearance, based on the weather and 
minerals characteristics of the place in which tree grow up.

Oxidation: medium
Density kg/m³: 910
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 1220
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisiveness: high
Withdrawal: average

European Larch

Botanical name: Larix decidua
Origin: Central Europe
Colour and fibres: texture is subtle. The fibres are straights. It has a yellow/
white
 sapwood and a resinous brown/reddish heart-wood. This kind of wood
has a mechanical resistance and durability, also in not favourable environment.
Oxidation: medium
Density kg/m³: 575
Dimensional stability: low
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 336
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisiveness: low
Withdrawal: medium/high

European Walnut

Botanical name: Junglas Regia
Origin: Europe, Mediterranean area 
Colour and fibres: it is a dark wood, with undulatories fibres. Its coloration
changes from golden brown to dark brown. 
Sapwood is white. 
Oxidation: low
Density kg/m³: 640
Dimensional stability: elevated
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 553
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisivenessaverage
Withdrawal: average

European Olive

Botanical name: Olea europea
Origin: Europe, Mediterranean area 
Colour and fibres: Sapwood is yellow or clear brown. Heart-wood has an irregular profile and it is
brown with rose shade and black line.Texture is very subtle, while the fibres are irregulars.
Oxidation: low
Density kg/m³: 990
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 1224
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisivenesshigh
Withdrawal: high

Ovangkol

Botanical nameGuibourtia ehie
OriginAfrica (Costa d’Avorio, Ghana, Nigeria, Gabon)
Colour and fibres: heart-wood is golden brown or dark brown with lines that change from grey to
black.
 Sapwood is white/yellow, wide 10 cm. Texture unrefined and fibres straights or wovens. 
Oxidation: elevated
Density kg/m³: 825
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 603
Outdoor resistance: low
Incisiveness: medium/high
Withdrawal: medium

Padouk

Botanical name: Pterocarpus osun
Origin: Equatorial Africa 
Colour and fibres: yellow/white sapwood and red heart-wood. After the aging it become
red/brown without brughtness. Texture unrefined and regular fibres.
Oxidation: high
Density kg/m³: 770
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 739
Outdoor resistance: excellent
Incisiveness: medium
Withdrawal: medium/low

Brazilian Resewood

Botanical name: Dalbergia nigra
Origin: South America, Brazil
Colour and fibres: white and large sapwood with irregular profile. Brown/violet heart-wood
with dark line. For the presence of oily essence in the tissues, this kind of wood giving an
oily appearance to the polished surface.
Oxidation: low
Density kg/m³: 835
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 1265
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisiveness: medium/high
Withdrawal: average

Pear

Botanical name: Pyrus communis
Origin: Central Europe
Colour and fibres: it is very solid and the heart-wood has a coloration that changes from
rose to red/orange that, oxidising, can becomes copper. Fibres are often straighted or 
undulatoried.
Oxidation: average
Density kg/m³: 690
Dimensional stability: high
Hardness Janka kg/cm²: 753
Outdoor resistance: low
Incisiveness: elevated
Withdrawal: elevated

European Oak

Botanical name: Quercus petraea
Origin: Europe
Colour and fibres: the heart-wood has a coloration that changes from golden brown to brown/reddish. 
The sapwood changes from white to clear brown. Fibres are usually straights and texture is unrefined.
It has a low brightness and without smell or taste when dried
. Thanks to its wide rays, wood has different
figurations, with pores disposed radially or diagonal. 

Oxidation: low
Density kg/ m³: 710
Dimensional stability: high
Hardness Janka kg/ cm²: 585
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisiveness: medium/high
Withdrawal: average


Teak

Botanical name: Tectona grandis
Origin: Burma(Myanmar), Indonesia
Colour and fibres: the heart-wood has a coloration that, with the light exposure, changes from dark
golden 
yellow to dark brown. Its tonality changes also after the working, showing with stains and
different gradations striations. The sapwood is soft yellow. Fibres are straights and, sometimes, 
undulatoried. The texture is irregular and unrefined. It is mat, big to the touch and sweet-smelling when
it is just cut
.
Oxidation: average
Density kg/ m³: 665
Dimensional stability: elevated
Hardness Janka kg/ cm²: 485
Outdoor resistance: excellent
Incisiveness: very low
Withdrawal: very low

Wenge

Botanical name: Millettia laurentii
Origin: Africa (Congo, Camerun, Gabon)
Colour and fibres: distinctive appearance, with dark brown heart-woodcon. It has black narrow
venations and white bands. It has straights fibres and unrefined texture. It has a dark brown color with
black 
striations. 
Oxidation: low
Density kg/ m³: 870
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/ cm²: 875
Outdoor resistance: good
Incisiveness: medium/high
Withdrawal: medium/high

Zebrawood

Botanical name: Macroberlinia brazzavillensi
Origin: Western Africa (Gabon e Camerun)
Colore e fibratura: its name derves from its strips patterns. With its characteristics black/brown bands
on a tannin background, Zebrawood is a wood use mainly with a decorative aim.
Oxidation: average
Density kg/ m³: 805
Dimensional stability: average
Hardness Janka kg/ cm²: 830
Outdoor resistance: los
Incisiveness: medium/high
Withdrawal: medium



 
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