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SPOTTED GUM

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

Spotted Gum is a premium hardwood timber. Colours range varies from light coffee to rich browns with pink and grey tones. Its high degree of natural durability and strength make it one of the most sought after timber species in 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)

Spotted Gum has a durability level of 1

Seasoned Weight

990kg/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 Spotted Gum is (BAL) 12.5, 19 & 29