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BLACKBUTT

Profiles

Available in Cladding, Lining, Battens & Screens and Decking.

● Cladding: Shiplap T&G
● Lining: Shiplap T&G, V-joint T&G
● Battens: Pencil round
● Decking: Dressed timber

Description

Blackbutt is a premium hardwood timber. Even colouring, predominantly rich honey browns to light creams. A strong, durable hardwood, blackbutt can be used for a range of structural, exterior and interior applications.

Bushfire Resistance

Durability

Durability is defined as the resistance of a timber species to decay, or to insect attack. A scale of low to high has been adapted for above ground durability.

4 = low (0-7 years)
3 = Moderate (7-15 years)
2 = Reasonably High (15-40 years)
1 = high (More than 40 years)

Blackbutt has a durability level of 1

Seasoned Weight

900kg/m3

There are 6 recognized levels of ratings; from BAL (low), BAL 12.5, BAL 19, BAL 29, and Bal 40 to BAL FZ (highest). The relevant Australian standard AS3959 provides the requirements built in these varied bushfire risk areas.

Bushfire Attack Level for Blackbutt is (BAL) 12.5, 19 and 29