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Timber fact sheet

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Rockhampton Regional

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Building member details

Retaining walls (Non-structural )

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Target design life (years):

Properties for [bloodwood, red]

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Standard trade name bloodwood, red bloodwood, red bloodwood, red
Botanical name Corymbia gummifera Corymbia intermedia Corymbia polycarpa
Synonyms Eucalyptus gummifera,
Eucalyptus corymbosa,
Eucalyptus intermedia,
Eucalyptus polycarpa
Eucalyptus gummifera,
Eucalyptus corymbosa,
Eucalyptus intermedia,
Eucalyptus polycarpa
Eucalyptus gummifera,
Eucalyptus corymbosa,
Eucalyptus intermedia,
Eucalyptus polycarpa
Origin Queensland-south,
Australia
Queensland-north,
Queensland-central,
Queensland-south,
Australia
Queensland-north,
Queensland-central,
Queensland-south,
Australia
Schedule Schedule B Schedule B Schedule B
Hardwood Yes Yes Yes
Density (kg/m3) 1010 1010 1010
Durability above-ground (1) (1) (1)
Durability in-ground 1 1 1
Hardness VH VH VH
Joint dry (JD) JD1 JD1 JD1
Joint green (JG) J1 J1 J1
Strength dry (SD) (SD3) (SD3) (SD3)
Strength green (SG) (S2) (S2) (S2)
Bushfire resisting No No No
Lyctine susceptibility (SL) (SL) (SL)
Termite resistance NR R NR
Advisory codes A3 A3 A3

Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Corymbia gummifera Corymbia intermedia Corymbia polycarpa
5 years above-ground Approved Approved Approved
15 years protected Approved Approved Approved
15 years Above-ground:A Approved Approved Approved
15 years Above-ground:B Approved Approved Approved
15 years Above-ground:C Approved Approved Approved
15 years Above-ground:D Approved Approved Approved
15 years In-ground:A Approved Approved Approved
15 years In-ground:B Approved Approved Approved
15 years In-ground:C Approved Approved Approved
15 years In-ground:D C1 C1 C1
Botanical name Corymbia gummifera Corymbia intermedia Corymbia polycarpa
50 years protected Approved Approved Approved
50 years Above-ground:A Approved Approved Approved
50 years Above-ground:B Approved Approved Approved
50 years Above-ground:C Approved Approved Approved
50 years Above-ground:D Approved Approved Approved
50 years In-ground:A C1 C1 C1
50 years In-ground:B C7, C14 C7, C14 C7, C14
50 years In-ground:C C8 C8 C8
50 years In-ground:D C8 C8 C8