Tasmanian Oak

Eucalyptus Obliqua

Heartwood pale to light brown in colour with a pinkish tinge. Sapwood is pale yellow, usually distinguishable from the heartwood. Texture moderately coarse but even. Grain sometimes interlocked. Growth rings visible but not prominent. Gum veins are common. Also known as Messmate.

Technical Data
  • Density kg/m3 Dry: 780
  • Specific Gravity: 0.78
  • Modulus of Rupture Mpa Dry: 118
  • Modulus of Elasticity Gpa Dry: 15
  • Radial Shrinkage: 3.5%
  • Tangential Shrinkage: 6.5%
  • Hardness (Janka) (kN): 7
  • BAL: Learn More
  • Finish: Good
  • Stability: Good
  • Durability: Non Durable
  • Susceptible to Lictus Borer: Yes
  • Machining: Good
  • Split Resistance Nailing: Good
  • Split Resistance Screwing: Good
  • Gluing: Good
  • Growing Region: TAS
  • Availability: Widely

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