Ironbark Timber Specifications

Hardwearing, strong & durable

As Australian hardwoods, Grey and Red Ironbark are known for their hardwearing qualities, strength and durability being borer and weather resistant.

Red Ironbark

Eucalyptus drepanophylla

Grey Ironbark

Eucalyptus paniculata

Features & Benefits

  • Very high strength.
  • Seasoned density level of 1210 kg/m3
  • Highly durable.
  • Fire resistance: BAL 12.5, 19 and 29 – All AS3959 applications
  • Dressed surfaces take on a steely sheen.
  • Reddish to dark brown appearance. The sapwood is lighter in colour.
  • Tight and straight grain.
  • Found in NSW and QLD.

Ideal Uses

  • Industrial construction
  • House framing
  • Decking
  • Flooring
Features & Benefits

  • Deep dark red to red-brown in appearance. Its sapwood is a distinctive pale yellow in colour.
  • Texture is fine and even with interlocked grain.
  • Extremely hardwearing and highly durable.
  • High strength rating.
  • Highly durable.
  • Medium shrinkage.
  • Marine borer resistant.
  • Janka (or hardness) of 12-14.
  • Fire resistance: BAL 12.5, 19 + 29 – All AS3959 applications.
  • Seasoned density level of 1160 kg/m3
  • Grows readily in VIC, and parts of NSW and QLD.

Ideal Uses

  • Structural timber
  • Flooring
  • Stairs
  • Decking
  • House framing
  • Furniture