Species: Eucalyptus Grandis / Red Grandis


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Eucalyptus Grandis / Red Grandis
Species profile
Family:MYRTACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Asia and Oceania
Local and common name(s)
Red Grandis, Flooded Gum, Grandis, Rose Gum, Eucalyptus Grandis,
Scientific name(s)
Eucalyptus Grandis,
Typical use
Flooring, Interior panelling, Glued laminated, Wood frame house, Pit props, Interior joinery, Current furniture or furniture components, Light carpentry, Poles,
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Texture:Coarse
Typical colour:Red Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:59 (+/- 7) MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,65 (+/- 0,07)
Stability:Moderately stable to poorly stable
Static bending strength:103 (+/- 11)
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class D - Durable
Fungi:Class 3-4 - Moderately to poorly durable
Termites:Class S - Susceptible
Treatability:Class 3-4 - Poorly or not permeable
References
Technical descriptions from the software Tropix 7 [1], with permission of the Research Unit Biomass, Wood, Energy, Bioproducts [2], CIRAD [3].

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Eucalyptus Grandis / Red Grandis