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Timber fact sheet

Location details

Barcoo Shire


Building member details

Battens (Between stumps)

Target design life (years):

Properties for [box, brush]

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Standard trade name box, brush
Botanical name Lophostemon confertus
Synonyms Tristania conferta
Origin Queensland-north,
Schedule Schedule B
Hardwood Yes
Density (kg/m3) 880
Durability above-ground (3)
Durability in-ground 3
Hardness H
Joint dry (JD) JD2
Joint green (JG) J2
Strength dry (SD) (SD3)
Strength green (SG) (S2)
Bushfire resisting No
Lyctine susceptibility NS
Termite resistance R
Advisory codes A1

Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Lophostemon confertus
5 years above-ground Approved
15 years protected C16
15 years Above-ground:A C16
15 years Above-ground:B C16
15 years Above-ground:C C16
15 years Above-ground:D C16
15 years In-ground:A C5
15 years In-ground:B C5
15 years In-ground:C C5
15 years In-ground:D C5
Botanical name Lophostemon confertus
50 years protected C16
50 years Above-ground:A C16
50 years Above-ground:B H3!
50 years Above-ground:C H3!
50 years Above-ground:D H3!
50 years In-ground:A H5!
50 years In-ground:B C7
50 years In-ground:C C9
50 years In-ground:D C9