tasmyrtle 2400

Tasmanian Myrtle

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.

Origin
Tasmania
Density
700

Application Suitability

Technical Data

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 Screwing
Good
Split Resistance Nailing
Good
Gluing
Good
Growing Region
Tasmania
Specific Gravity
0.72
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
14
Tangential Shrinkage
4.5%
Stability
Good
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
Yes
Availability
Limited