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Timber fact sheet

Location details

Brisbane City


Building member details

Barge boards

Target design life (years):

Properties for [softwoods, imported]

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Standard trade name softwoods, imported
Botanical name numerous species
Synonyms NA
Schedule Schedule A
Hardwood No
Density (kg/m3) 380-560
Durability above-ground (4)
Durability in-ground (4)
Hardness VS, S
Joint dry (JD) JD5
Joint green (JG) J6
Strength dry (SD) (SD8)
Strength green (SG) (S7)
Bushfire resisting No
Lyctine susceptibility NS
Termite resistance NR
Advisory codes A4, A5

Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name numerous species
5 years above-ground Approved
15 years protected C16
15 years Above-ground:A Approved
15 years Above-ground:B Approved
15 years Above-ground:C Approved
15 years Above-ground:D H3!
15 years In-ground:A H4!
15 years In-ground:B H4!
15 years In-ground:C H4!
15 years In-ground:D H4!
Botanical name numerous species
50 years protected C16
50 years Above-ground:A H3!
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 H5!
50 years In-ground:C H5!
50 years In-ground:D H5!