Specie Properties  -  read in conjunction with the General Notes

01. Common Name / s


02. Botanical Name

Eucalyptus Marginata

03. Primary Origin

Western Australia

04. Colour & Figure

Colour ranges from rich red to burgundy and deep browns with sometimes pale yellow to pink-orange shades

Figure–moderately coarse and even texture with occasional wavy and interlocked grain

05. Density

Unseasoned – 1170kg/m3         

Seasoned – 800kg/m3    

06. Hardness

Janka Rating    -   8.5
Relative Rating -  HARD

07. Durability
  (above ground)

Class 3 from 15 – 25 years above ground weather exposed

08. Weather Exposed


09. Grade Options

Prime – premium timber that has a clean look with few natural growth characteristics. Ideal for use were appearance is of importance

Standard – quality timber with more natural characteristics than Select. Fit for many applications where a rugged natural appearance is sought      

10. Leaching

Leaching of extractives may occur although less than in some other hardwoods

11. Thickness
  (finished dressed)

The main thicknesses of seasoned boards are 19-30-40mm with larger end sections available laminated to special order

12. Width
  (finished dressed)

Widths of Prime grade are generally only available in any volume up to 190mm nominal sawn in 19mm and 30mm thicknesses with 40mm thick boards restricted to 140mm wide.

13. Length

Generally lengths up to 4.2 meters in length are available however large volumes of set lengths may be restricted.

14. Price Guide

Relative Cost - 155 Units  (compared to Western Red Cedar at 100 units)

15. Coating

Jarrah is usually supplied raw for on-site finishing however Timbeck has the capabilities to factory pre coat utilising Cutek CD50 clear oil.

Film forming Lacquers are not recommended for weather exposed applications.

16. Coating

Factory pre coating can be offered in UV cured lacquer for non-hard wearing areas, spray applied two pack polyurethane for hard wearing applications or oils for other applications.

17. Availability

Readily available with normal production lead times however large volumes of specific lengths and sizes requires extended lead time to ensure supply meets expectations.
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