rrgum 2400

River Red Gum

Eucalyptus Camaldulensis, Eucalyptus Rostrata

The heartwood varies according to location in age, from pink to dark red. The grain is interlocked and frequently wavy which produces a fiddleback figure when quarter cut. The texture is close and even. The wood is resinous with frequent gum pockets. The surface is often distinctly mottled. Also known as Murray Red Gum.

Origin
Australia
BAL
29.0
Density
900

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
900
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
101
Radial Shrinkage
2.5%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
10.0
Finish
Good
Durability
Durable
Machining
Fair
Split Resistance Screwing
Fair
Split Resistance Nailing
Fair
Gluing
Fair
Growing Region
Australia
Specific Gravity
0.90
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
11
Tangential Shrinkage
4%
BAL
29.0
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Available