Mahogany Sipo is slimmer, wider striped and darker than Sapele. The core tree has a uniform red-brown color and can sometimes be slightly soft. However, harder than sapele. Used for windows, doors, furniture, floors, boat construction and joinery.
Facts Mahogany, Sipo
|Botanical name: Entrandrophragma candollei|
|Origin: West Africa|
|Weight: about 650 kg/m3|
|Moisture Content: 8-14 %|
|Janka hardness: 1180|
|Modulus of rupture: 103.8 MPa|
|Bending strength: 900|
|Modulus of elasticity: 11.65 GPa|
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