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Timber fact sheet

Location details

Mapoon Aboriginal Shire


Building member details

Fences, gates (Posts)

Target design life (years):

Properties for [ash, alpine]

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Standard trade name ash, alpine ash, alpine
Botanical name Eucalyptus delegatensis Eucalyptus delegatensis
Synonyms NA NA
Origin New South Wales,
Schedule Schedule B Schedule B
Hardwood Yes Yes
Density (kg/m3) 675 675
Durability above-ground (3) (3)
Durability in-ground (4) 4
Hardness F F
Joint dry (JD) JD3 JD3
Joint green (JG) J3 J3
Strength dry (SD) (SD4) (SD4)
Strength green (SG) (S4) (S4)
Bushfire resisting No No
Lyctine susceptibility NS (SL)
Termite resistance NR NR
Advisory codes

Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Eucalyptus delegatensis
5 years above-ground Approved
15 years protected Approved
15 years Above-ground:A C17
15 years Above-ground:B C17
15 years Above-ground:C C17
15 years Above-ground:D C17
15 years In-ground:A C5
15 years In-ground:B C5
15 years In-ground:C C5
15 years In-ground:D C6
Botanical name Eucalyptus delegatensis
50 years protected Approved
50 years Above-ground:A Approved
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 C8
50 years In-ground:C Not approved
50 years In-ground:D Not approved