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Timber fact sheet

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Brisbane City

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Building member details

Battens (External wall)

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Target design life (years):

Properties for [cedar, red, western]

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Standard trade name cedar, red, western
Botanical name Thuja plicata
Synonyms NA
Origin North America
Schedule Schedule C
Hardwood No
Density (kg/m3) 380
Durability above-ground (2)
Durability in-ground (2)
Hardness VS
Joint dry (JD) JD5
Joint green (JG)
Strength dry (SD) (SD8)
Strength green (SG) (S7)
Bushfire resisting No
Lyctine susceptibility NS
Termite resistance R
Advisory codes A9

Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Thuja plicata
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 Approved
15 years In-ground:B C2
15 years In-ground:C C3
15 years In-ground:D C4
Botanical name Thuja plicata
50 years protected C16
50 years Above-ground:A C16
50 years Above-ground:B C16
50 years Above-ground:C C16, H3!
50 years Above-ground:D C16, H3!
50 years In-ground:A C3
50 years In-ground:B C7
50 years In-ground:C C8
50 years In-ground:D C8