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Timber fact sheet

Location details

Barcoo Shire


Building member details

Boards (non-structural)

Target design life (years):

Properties for [tallowwood]

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Standard trade name tallowwood
Botanical name Eucalyptus microcorys
Synonyms NA
Origin Queensland-south,
Schedule Schedule B
Hardwood Yes
Density (kg/m3) 1010
Durability above-ground (1)
Durability in-ground 1
Hardness VH
Joint dry (JD) JD1
Joint green (JG) J1
Strength dry (SD) (SD2)
Strength green (SG) (S1)
Bushfire resisting No
Lyctine susceptibility (SL)
Termite resistance R
Advisory codes

Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Eucalyptus microcorys
5 years above-ground Approved
15 years protected Approved
15 years Above-ground:A Approved
15 years Above-ground:B Approved
15 years Above-ground:C Approved
15 years Above-ground:D Approved
15 years In-ground:A Approved
15 years In-ground:B Approved
15 years In-ground:C Approved
15 years In-ground:D C1
Botanical name Eucalyptus microcorys
50 years protected Approved
50 years Above-ground:A Approved
50 years Above-ground:B Approved
50 years Above-ground:C Approved
50 years Above-ground:D Approved
50 years In-ground:A C1
50 years In-ground:B C7, C14
50 years In-ground:C C8
50 years In-ground:D C8