General Constructions, Bridge & Wharf - Superstructure, Interior Finish, Cabinet Work, Joinery, Mouldings, Furniture, Panelling, Lining, Veneer, Steps, Tool Handles, Cladding, Handrails

Physical Properties:

Air Dried Density 650kg/m3 @12% m.c.
Colour Cream to pale brown
Texture Moderately medium to coarse
Grain Straight or shallowly interlocked
Durability Unless moved and treated quickly, logs are susceptible to blue stain, termites & pin hole borer attacks.
Permeability Impregnates very easily
Lyctid Susceptibility Susceptible
Shrinkage Radial: 2.3% ; Tangential: 5.09%

Mechanical Properties:

Strength SD 4 Seasoned
Structural Grade F14 select grade
Toughness (Izod)
Hardness (Janka) No janka hardness
Maximum. Crushing Strength 64 MPa seasoned 38 MPa unseasoned
Modules of Elasticity 14GPa Seasoned, 11GPa Unseasoned.
Modules of Rapture 106MPa Seasoned, 67MPa Unseasoned.

Working Properties:

Saws readily Readily bored
Easily turned Glues well
Screws well Nails easily.
Moulds Well

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