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Sapelli is one of the most popular African wood species. It is grown and exported majorly for economic purposes and used in furniture, flooring, plywood, musical instruments and more.

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Buy Wholesale Sapelli Lumber

Sapelli is one of the most popular African wood species. It is grown and exported majorly for economic purposes and used in furniture, flooring, plywood, musical instruments and more. The Sapele trees grow in tropical Africa with the usual height being around 100-150 ft height and trunk diameter around 3-5 ft. Looking for an affordable option to purchase quality Sapele Timber in your budget. Check out product options at African Forest Timber Ltd? Request for quote about our Sapelli timber quality, Specification, Grade, Measurements, etc. Buy Wholesale Sapelli Lumber from African Forest Timber Ltd.

 

Sapelli Wood Specie Information

Origin Africa
Prominent tradenames
Sapelli
Undianuno
Sapelli-mahogany
沙比利
Commercial restrictions No commercial restriction

SCIENTIFIC DATA AND RISK

FAMILY MELIACEAE (ANGIOSPERM) RISK
SCIENTIFIC NAME(S) SYNONYMOUS CITES: IUCN:
Entandrophragma cylindricum
Not listed VU

LOCAL AND COMMON NAME(S)

ATIBT Pilot Name
Sapelli
Angola
Undianuno
Cameroon
Sapelli
Cameroon
Assie
Cameroon
Assié-Sapelli
Central African Republic
M’ Boyo
Côte d’Ivoire
Aboudikro
Gabon
Undianuno
Ghana
Penkwa
Ghana
Sapelewood
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Lifaki
Nigeria
Sapele
Republic of the Congo
Undianuno
Uganda
Muyovu
Germany
Sapelli-mahogany
United Kingdom (UK)
Sapele
China
沙比利

APPEARANCE

Grain Interlocked
Interlocked Grain Slight
Sapwood Clearly demarcated
Texture Fine
Typical Color Red Brown

PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION

Crushing Strength 62 MPa +/- 7
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC) 0.69 g/cm3 +/- 0.04
Stability Moderately stable
Static bending strength 102 MPa +/- 11

DURABILITY AND RESISTANCE

Dry Wood Borers Class D – Durable – sapwood demarcated
Fungi Class 3 – Moderately durable
Termites Class M – Moderately duarable
Treatability Class 3 – Poorly permeable

TYPICAL USE

Sliced veneer, Current furniture or furniture components, Interior joinery, Veneer for interior of plywood, Flooring, Ship building (planking and deck), Cabinetwork (high class furniture), Exterior joinery, Interior panelling, Veneer for back or face of plywood, Stairs (inside), Light carpentry

Additional information

Lumber Options

Sapelli Sawn Timber Customize, Sapelli Sawn Timber Slabs, Sapelli Sawn Timber Beams, Sapelli Timber Logs, Sapelli Timber Mix Request

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