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Timber fact sheet

Location details

Palm Island Aboriginal Shire

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Building member details

Battens (External wall)

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Target design life (years):

Properties for [ash, alpine]

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Standard trade name ash, alpine
Botanical name Eucalyptus delegatensis
Synonyms NA
Origin Australia
Schedule Schedule B
Hardwood Yes
Density (kg/m3) 675
Durability above-ground (3)
Durability in-ground (4)
Hardness F
Joint dry (JD) JD3
Joint green (JG) J3
Strength dry (SD) (SD4)
Strength green (SG) (S3)
Bushfire resisting No
Lyctine susceptibility (SL)
Termite resistance 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