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Timber fact sheet

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Palm Island Aboriginal Shire

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Building member details

Battens (Pergola)

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Target design life (years):

Properties for [box, grey]

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Standard trade name box, grey box, grey
Botanical name Eucalyptus moluccana Eucalyptus woollsiana ssp. microcarpa
Synonyms Eucalyptus microcarpa Eucalyptus microcarpa
Origin Queensland-north,
Queensland-central,
Queensland-south,
Australia
Queensland-south,
Australia
Schedule Schedule B Schedule B
Hardwood Yes Yes
Density (kg/m3) 1105 1105
Durability above-ground (1) (1)
Durability in-ground 1 1
Hardness VH VH
Joint dry (JD) JD1 JD1
Joint green (JG) J1 J1
Strength dry (SD) (SD2) (SD2)
Strength green (SG) (S1) (S2)
Bushfire resisting No No
Lyctine susceptibility (SL) (SL)
Termite resistance R R
Advisory codes

Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Eucalyptus moluccana Eucalyptus woollsiana ssp. microcarpa
5 years above-ground Approved Approved
15 years protected Approved Approved
15 years Above-ground:A Approved Approved
15 years Above-ground:B Approved Approved
15 years Above-ground:C Approved Approved
15 years Above-ground:D Approved Approved
15 years In-ground:A Approved Approved
15 years In-ground:B Approved Approved
15 years In-ground:C Approved Approved
15 years In-ground:D C1 C1
Botanical name Eucalyptus moluccana Eucalyptus woollsiana ssp. microcarpa
50 years protected Approved Approved
50 years Above-ground:A Approved Approved
50 years Above-ground:B Approved Approved
50 years Above-ground:C Approved Approved
50 years Above-ground:D Approved Approved
50 years In-ground:A C1 C1
50 years In-ground:B C7, C14 C7, C14
50 years In-ground:C C8 C8
50 years In-ground:D C8 C8