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Timber fact sheet

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Palm Island Aboriginal Shire

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Building member details

Decking (Structural, commercial and industrial foot traffic)

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Target design life (years):

Properties for [ash, silvertop]

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Standard trade name ash, silvertop
Botanical name Eucalyptus sieberi
Synonyms NA
Origin Australia
Schedule Schedule B
Hardwood Yes
Density (kg/m3) 820
Durability above-ground (2)
Durability in-ground 3
Hardness H
Joint dry (JD) JD2
Joint green (JG) J2
Strength dry (SD) (SD3)
Strength green (SG) (S2)
Bushfire resisting Yes
Lyctine susceptibility NS
Termite resistance NR
Advisory codes

Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Eucalyptus sieberi
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 Approved
15 years In-ground:A C5
15 years In-ground:B C5
15 years In-ground:C C5
15 years In-ground:D C5
Botanical name Eucalyptus sieberi
50 years protected Approved
50 years Above-ground:A Approved
50 years Above-ground:B Approved
50 years Above-ground:C H3!
50 years Above-ground:D H3!
50 years In-ground:A H5!
50 years In-ground:B C7
50 years In-ground:C C9
50 years In-ground:D C9