Scientific Name: Entandrophragma Utile

Other Names: Sipo

Type: Imported Hardwood

Origin: Central Africa

Appearance: Uniform red-brown to purple-brown with light brown sapwood.

Characteristics: Medium texture with interlocked grain. Less uniform ribbon striping than sapele. Machines, finishes, and glues well. A reduced cutting angle may prevent tearing of interlocked grain.

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Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
3.5 Good Good 1260 1.56 15000

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