Figured Purpleheart is an exotic wood with mechanical properties of the wood similar to those of Greenheart and Oak. It is reported to have exceptional tolerance for shock loading. Purpleheart is highly desired by hobbyists and craftsmen who use the hard heavy wood in small projects.
Avg Dry Wgt : 58 lbs/ft3 (930 kg/m3) | Janka Hardness : 2520lbf (11210 N) | Specific Gravity : 0.86
Texture : Moderate
Grain Pattern : Wavy, interlocking, figured
Health Risk : Dust can cause nasal irritation and nausea
Color : Purple
Wood Type : Tropical Hardwood