Scientific Name: Entandrophragma Cylindricum

Other Names: Sapelli or Aboudikrou

Type: Imported Hardwood

Origin: Central Africa

Appearance: Medium to dark reddish-brown with well defined ribbon stripe when quartered.

Characteristics: Interlocked grain with fine texture. Has a cedar-like aroma when freshly cut. Excellent machining and finishing properties. Sapele produces excellent lengths and widths in sawn lumber.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.6 Excellent Excellent 1510 1.82 15300

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