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Spotted Gum

Botanical Name
Eucalyptus maculata

Other Names
Australian hickory, Motled bark gum, Spotted iron gum

Origin
Australia

Sapwood Colour
White to yellow

Heartwood Colour

Brown to greenish grey

Grain
Wavy and interlocked

Texture
Medium to coarse

Common Uses
Agriculture implements, baseball bats, boat building, carpentry, decking, flooring, tool handles, piling, toys, veneers

 
Physical Properties at MC 12%
Density
kg/m3

881

Specific gravity
-
-
Hardness
N
9910
Bending Strength
N/mm2
136.1
Stiffness
N/mm2
16800
Radial shrinkage
%
5
Tangential shrinkage
%
9
Working Properties
Stability
xxx

Bending

xx
Machining
xxx
Screwing
xxx
Gluing
xxx
Painting
xxx
Sanding
xx
Staining
xxx
xxxx = excellent
xxx = good
xx = fair
x = not good
 
   
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