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Timber fact sheet

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Torres Strait Island Regional

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Building member details

Battens (Pergola)

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Properties for [apitong]

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Standard trade name apitong
Botanical name Dipterocarpus spp.
Synonyms NA
Origin Asia-Pacific
Schedule Schedule C
Hardwood Yes
Density (kg/m3) 790
Durability above-ground (3)
Durability in-ground (4)
Hardness F
Joint dry (JD) JD2
Joint green (JG) J2
Strength dry (SD) (SD3)
Strength green (SG) (S2)
Bushfire resisting No
Lyctine susceptibility (SL)
Termite resistance NR
Advisory codes A2

Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Dipterocarpus spp.
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 Dipterocarpus spp.
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