Tasmanian Myrtle

Nothofagus Cunninghamii
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Nothofagus Cunninghamii

Rich red to reddish brown coloured heartwood, paler sapwood separated from the heartwood by a zone of intermediate colour. The grain is straight to slightly interlocked, sometimes wavy and the texture is very fine and uniform. Also known as Beech, Myrtle.

Properties

DENSITY 700
MODULUS OF RUPTURE MPA DRY 108
RADIAL SHRINKAGE 2.5%
HARDNESS (JANKA) (kN) 6.0
FINISH Good
DURABILITY Non Durable
MACHINING Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
SPLIT RESISTANCE Good
GLUING Good
GROWING REGION Tasmania
SPECIFIC GRAVITY 0.72
MODULUS OF ELASTICITY GPA DRY 14
TANGENTIAL SHRINKAGE 4.5%
STABILITY Good
AVAILABILITY Limited
SUSCEPTIBLE TO LYCTUS BORER Yes

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