American Red Elm

Botanical name: Ulmus rubra

General description:
This wood is rather heavy, impact resistant; it has a thin sapwood and its colour goes from greyish-white to light brown and the heartwood goes from reddish-brown to dark brown.

Specific weight: dried 600 kg / m³

Mechanical properties:
Static bending strength: 10274 MPa
Compressive strength: 3825 N

Histological Structure:
Grain: straight, but sometimes interblocked
Texture: coarse

Treatability: moderately treatable

Sawing: easy.
Drying: easy.
Planing: should not be difficult.
Gluing: easy.
Nailing and screwing: easy.
Finishing: easy.

Main uses:
Furniture, flooring, coatings and finishing for interiors, coffins.


Available Dimensions

Thickness Square edged, unedged Lengths Quality
40-52-65 unedged 2100+ A,AB
27-32 unedged 2100+ BC,C