Capirona Hardwood Flooring
Capirona, also know as Amazon Maple. Capirona has a light brown colour that is similar to white oak. It features a very fine grain pattern that facilitates a uniform and resilient finish. It is common to find Capirona trees growing close to one another. It has small perfumed white flowers. Capirona timber is commonly used in the Amazon for construction and furniture making. The Janka hardness of this wood is 1631 compared to Red Oak, which is 1290.
At Stonewood we offer consistency. Your floors will match from job to job and the color variation will be in an acceptable range. Our tongue and groove profile will always engage properly and over wood will be minimal. We encourage you to compare our quality to the current Capirona you are using. Consistency is the key to avoid expensive callbacks. We dry our Capirona to 8-10% and it is milled to NOFMA standards.
Pre-finished Capirona is an exotic hardwood flooring and is a more economical choice than domestic Oak. With the latest in milling and finishing technology, Stonewood is able to offer our pre-finished Capirona hardwood with micro-beveled edges on all four sides.
Our 7 –step UV finishing system offers the newest aluminum oxide finish with the last two coats being anti-scratch. This maximizes the performance of the finish and allows for easy maintenance and excellent recoatability. Within the last decade, the prefinished segment of hardwood flooring industry grew to 70%. With significant improvements in the coating technology and the speed of installation, prefinished hardwood has become the preferred application.
Capirona is nearly 120% harder than domestic Oak and it is a great choice for residential and commercial applications. We offer pre-finished Capirona in a variety of finishes. See below for the sizes and colors of our pre-finished hardwood product. When finished in Natural there are 5 coats of clear aluminum oxide and two coats of anti-scratch coating process.