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Timber fact sheet

Location details

Brisbane City


Building member details

Barge boards

Target design life (years):

Properties for [spruce, Norway]

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Standard trade name spruce, Norway
Botanical name Picea abies
Synonyms NA
Origin Europe
Schedule Schedule C
Hardwood No
Density (kg/m3) 470
Durability above-ground (4)
Durability in-ground (4)
Hardness VS
Joint dry (JD) JD5
Joint green (JG)
Strength dry (SD) (SD7)
Strength green (SG) (S6)
Bushfire resisting No
Lyctine susceptibility NS
Termite resistance NR
Advisory codes A5

Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Picea abies
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 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 Picea abies
50 years protected Approved
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!