Karri

Eucalyptus Diversicolor
karri 2400
Eucalyptus Diversicolor

Heartwood is reddish brown, paler in colour than Jarrah when fresh, but maturing to a more uniform brown. The grain is interlocked with some wavy grain, the texture is even and moderately coarse. Also known as Western Australian Karri.

Properties

DENSITY 900
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 132
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 4.5%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 9.0
FINISH Good
DURABILITY Durable
MACHINING Fair
SPLIT RESISTANCE Fair
SPLIT RESISTANCE Fair
GLUING Fair
GROWING REGION Australia
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.88
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 19
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 10%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Widely
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER No

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