Scientific Name: Ulnus

Other Names: Red, Gray, or Soft Elm

Type: Domestic Hardwood

Origin: Eastern US and Canada

Appearance: Reddish-brown to dark brown heartwood with grayish-white sapwood.

Characteristics: Varies from straight to irregular grain with a coarse texture. Medium density with a definite blunting effect on tooling. Dutch elm disease has significantly eroded commercial viability.

Browse Species List:

Weight (lbs/sf) Machining Finishing Hardness (psi) MOE (million psi) MOR (psi)
2.9 Fair Excellent 860 1.49 13000

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