Sipo

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Name: ASSI –
UTILE Family: MELIACEAE
Scientific names: ENTANDROPHRAGMA UTILE
Origin: WEST AFRICA – CENTRAL AFRICA

WOOD DESCRIPTION

Reference color: red brown
Sapwood: very distinct
Grain: medium
Thread: counter-thread
Counter-thread: light

Wood pinkish brown to reddish brown slightly purplish, nuanced with moiré reflections. Ribboned aspect on quarter. Irregular thread.

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PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES

These properties can vary significantly depending on the origin and growing conditions of the wood.

  • Density *: 0.62
  • Monnin hardness *: 3.0
  • Coef. Volume shrinkage: 0.42%
  • Stability in service: moderately stable to stable
  • Total radial shrinkage: 4.6%
  • Fiber saturation point: 30%
  • Total tangential shrinkage: 6.4%

(*: 12% humidity)
Variable hardness: soft to semi-hard wood.

NATURAL DURABILITY AND IMPREGNABILITY OF WOOD

  • Mushrooms: cl 2-3 durable to moderately durable
  • Dry wood insects: durable; distinct sapwood (risk limited to sapwood)
  • Termites: class M – moderately durable
  • Impregnability: 4 – not impregnable
  • Biological risk class: 2 – out of contact with the ground, sheltered (risk of humidification)

SAWING AND MACHINING

  • Blunting effect: normal
  • Teeth for sawing: ordinary or alloy steel
  • Machining tools: ordinary

Tendency to tearing due to the counterwire

ASSEMBLY

  • Nailing – Screwing: good hold
  • Gluing: correct
  • Gluing requires care: the wood can stain.

USES

Filling is recommended to obtain a better finish.

  • furniture
  • exterior and interior carpentry
  • paneling
  • molding
  • light craft
  • parquet
  • stairs

Main known uses to be validated by implementation in accordance with the rules of the art. Important note: some uses are mentioned for information.

Source: CIRAD – ATIBT

REACTION TO FIRE

  • French conventional classification: thickness> 14 mm: M.3 (moderately flammable) thickness <14 mm: M.4 (easily flammable)
  • classification according to euroclasses: D s2 d0 This default classification concerns solid woods meeting the requirements of standard NF EN 14081-1 appendix C (May 2006), used in vertical walls. Namely structural wood, classified, with a minimum average density of 0.35 and a minimum thickness of 22 mm.
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