Rubber wood is a light-colored medium-density tropical hardwood obtained from the Pará rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis), usually from trees grown in rubber plantations.
Rubber wood is commonly advertised as an "environmentally friendly" wood, as it makes use of plantation trees that have already served a useful function.
- Good resistance to nail and screw withdrawal forces
- Good tensile strength
- Good density
- High shear strength Durable
- Good load bearing capacity