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Sawn timber


The heartwood of Cloeziana is beige-brown to yellow-brown, sometimes with dark narrow streaks. The 15-25 mm thick sapwood is markedly lighter in colour. Cloeziana can be distinguished from other Eucalyptus species by the fact that a large splinter can be burned for charcoal.


Properties of this timber species


Botanical name:Eucalyptus cloeziana


Can be used in hydraulic engineering for jetties, bridges, bridge decks, sheet piling, purlins, fenders and as timber in gardens for screens and garden furniture. Locally, cloeziana is also used for furniture, turned goods and tool shafts.


Resistance to fungi: class 1 (very durable) for wood from natural forest, class 2 (durable) for wood from plantations.
Resistance to insects: Termites class D (sapwood and heartwood very durable), Anobium (woodworm) class D


South African wood (700)-860-(990) kg/m3 at 12% moisture content
From natural forest 1000 kg/m3
Fresh 900-1200 kg/m3

source: Houtvademecum © 2010 Centrum Hout Almere, 10e herziene druk


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