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Timber fact sheet

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Winton Shire


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Properties for [ironbark, grey]

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Standard trade name ironbark, grey ironbark, grey
Botanical name Eucalyptus drepanophylla Eucalyptus paniculata
Synonyms Eucalyptus decepta,
Eucalyptus siderophloia
Eucalyptus decepta,
Eucalyptus siderophloia
Origin Queensland-north,
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) (SD1) (SD1)
Strength green (SG) (S7) (S7)
Bushfire resisting No No
Lyctine susceptibility NS NS
Termite resistance R R
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Target design life, hazard zones and conditions for use

Botanical name Eucalyptus drepanophylla Eucalyptus paniculata
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 drepanophylla Eucalyptus paniculata
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