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Red Silkwood

Branch 95

Heartwood generally varies from pale pink to reddish brown or purple brown sometimes with darker streaks. The grain is straight to shallowly interlocked. The timber is reported to resemble Makore. The heartwood is moderately resistant to decay and could last between 10 to 15 years in contact with ground.

Origin
QLD
Density
560

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
560
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
77
Radial Shrinkage
0.15
Hardness (janka) (kN)
5.0
Machining
Well
Split Resistance Screwing
Fair
Split Resistance Nailing
Fair
Gluing
Satisfactory
Growing Region
QLD
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
10
Tangential Shrinkage
0.25
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes