Sipo / Utile

Wood species : Sipo / Utile
English name : Sipo / Utile
Alternative name : African cedar, Ashanti cedar, Budongo heavy mahogany, Feather sepele, Mahogany, Mufumbi mahogany, Sipo mahogany
Botanical name : Entandrophragma utile
Type : Hardwood
Tree size / Height : 45- 60 m
Trunk / Diameter : 1 - 1,5 m
Location : Central African Republic, Cameroon, Nigeria
More information : Wikipedia
Specific gravity : 0.56
Specific gravity (12% MC) : 0,63
Janka Hardness : 5260 lbf
Modulus of rupture : 103,8 MPa
Elastic Modulus : 11,65 GPa
Crushing Strength : 57,1 MPa
Shrinkage : Radial : 4,9%
Tangential : 6,9%
Volumetric : 11,8%
T/R Ratio : 1,4
m³/BDU : 2,05
m³/BDMT : 1,89
Ton/BDU : 1,76
Tonne/BDU : 1,59
Tonne/BDMT : 1,46
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