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Brush Box

Lophostemon confertus

Brush box is a medium to large sized Australian hardwood that grows along the edges of the rainforest areas of New South Wales and Queensland. It is used for a variety of applications including flooring, cladding and bridge decking. Also known as Pink Box, Scrub Box, Tristania conferta.

Origin
NSW
Density
890

Application Suitability

Technical Data

Density
890
Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry
121
Radial Shrinkage
4.4%
Hardness (janka) (kN)
9.1
Finish
Good
Durability
Durable
Machining
Good
Split Resistance Screwing
Fair
Split Resistance Nailing
Fair
Gluing
Fair
Growing Region
NSW
Specific Gravity
0.89
Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry
15
Tangential Shrinkage
9.7%
Stability
Poor
Susceptible to Lyctus Borer
No
Availability
Limited