Utile Hardwood Products

FAS SE Kiln Dried

Latin Name: Entandrophragma Utile

Colour fairly uniform reddish or purplish brown. Grain is interlocked and rather irregular. The stripe figure of square sawn is less marked than in Sapele and the texture more open owing to the larger size of the pores. Strength is comparable to European Beech.

Medium

Good

Good

Durable

660kg/m3

Uses:

Suitable for high quality joinery, cabinet work, furniture and boat building.

Specification:

Average length 2.7m
Range 1.8m - 5.4m

Average width 225mm
Range 100mm to 350mm

Sizes mm - S/E K/D FAS:

25mm, 32mm, 38mm, 50mm, 63mm, 100mm

FSC - Good stock of FSC Utile are now available.

close up view of an African Utile hardwood grain.