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Blue Gum

Eucalyptus Saligna

Heartwood dark pink to red brown. Sapwood usually sufficiently paler to be readily distinguished. Texture moderately coarse and even. Grains straight or slightly interlocked. Gum veins common. Also known as Sydney Blue Gum.

Origin
Australia
Density
850

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
850
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
140
Radial Shrinkage
5%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
9.0
Finish
Good
Durability
Durable
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
Australia
Specific Gravity
0.85
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
18
Tangential Shrinkage
9%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Widely