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Rex has 10 million board feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in stock
10 Million Board Feet of Kiln Dried Inventory in Stock.
Any lumber from any location can be shipped to you promptly
Any Lumber at Any Rex Location is Available to Ship to You Promptly.

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Thickness:

Species:

Millwork Addons:

Elm, Red

Elm, Red

Ulmus Rubra

Ulmaceae - The Elm Family

Other Common Name(s):

Moose Elm, Red Elm, Slippery Elm, Soft Elm

Domestic Hardwood

Suitable for Exterior/Interior Use:

Interior Use Only

Uses:

Food Containers, Interior Trim, Millwork, Mouldings, Toys

Distribution:

Red Elm grows in similar setting to Grey Elm, which include the eastern parts of Canada and the United states, as far south as Texas and Canada. Like Grey Elm, Red Elm is hard hit by Dutch Elm disease.

General Description

The sapwood in grayish white to brown in color, and the heartwood which is typically darker then the sapwood usually has a reddish tint. As a whole the wood usually has a darker brown appearance then Gray Elm, but both species are very similar in appearance. Red Elm often has a faint odor.

Price Range: ($ least expensive, $$$$$ most expensive)

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Working Properties

Machining:
Good
Nailing:
Good
Glueing:
Good
Screwing:
Good
Finishing:
Good

Physical Properties

Weight (lbs/BF):
3
Specific Gravity:
0.48
Modulus of Rupture (psi):
7,200 - 14,800
Modulus of Elasticity (1,000 psi):
1,100 - 1,540
Side Hardness (lbs):
620 - 1,320

Additional Information

Sharp tooling is a necessity to try and prevent wooly surfaces. Grey Elm has a tendency to dull tooling quicker then most hardwoods.

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