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CYPRESS

Profiles

Available in Cladding

● Cladding: Shiplap T&G

Description

White cypress is a highly durable Australian softwood timber species. It is readily available throughout Australia.

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)

Cypress has a durability level of 1

Seasoned Weight

700kg/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 Cypress is n/a