Species: Jarrah


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Jarrah
Species profile
Family:MYRTACEAE (angiosperm)
Origin:Asia and Oceania
Local and common name(s)
Jarrah,
Scientific name(s)
Eucalyptus Marginata,
Typical use
Hydraulic works (fresh water), Poles, Industrial or heavy flooring, Vehicle or container flooring, Glued laminated, Exterior panelling, Ship building (planking and deck), Moulding, Sleepers, Bridges (Parts in contact with water or ground), Flooring, Heavy carpentry, Bridges (Parts not in contact with water or ground), Stairs (inside), Cabinetwork (high class furniture),
Risk
Commercial restriction:No commercial restriction
IUCN Red List status:
Appearance
Grain:Straigth or interlocked
Interlocked Grain:Slight
Sapwood:Clearly demarcated
Texture:Medium
Typical colour:Red Brown
Physical description
Crushing strength:81 MPa
Specific Gravity (at 12% MC):0,82
Stability:Moderately stable to poorly stable
Static bending strength:101 MPa
Durability
Dry wood borers:Class D - Durable
Fungi:Class 1 - Very durable
Termites:Class M - Moderately duarable
Treatability:Class 4 - 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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Jarrah