Australian Oak/ Ash (Tasmanian)

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It is a mixture of Alpine Ash, Messmate, and Mountain Ash.

Australian Oak (Victorian Ash or Tasmanian Oak) is a light colored and medium density hardwood, pale straw through to lighter browns, with excellent staining qualities. Used extensively for T&G flooring and paneling, and interior joinery. Victorian Ash when from Victoria or Tasmanian Oak when from Tasmania, this is not an Oak either, but a mixture of three very similar Eucalyptus species that are marketed together.

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Botanical Name: Eucalyptus delegatensis, Eucalyptus obliqua, and Eucalyptus regnans
Other Names: Mixture of Alpine Ash, Messmate, and Mountain Ash
Origin: Australia

General

Certifications Available::
PEFC
Price (1-10): 3

Availability

Stocked: Yes
Australian Hardwood Grading Rules http://timspec.co.nz/filescust/event/Australian%20Hardwood%20Grading%20Rules.pdf
Australian Sustainable Hardwoods http://vicash.com.au/

Supply

Primary Suppliers: ASH & Nevill Smith Forest Products
Resource Certification: PEFC | AFS
Forest Management: AFS (which is PEFC and ISO 14001) Australian Sustainable Hardwoods: http://vicash.com.au/

Durability

Durability In Ground: Perishable/Non Durable
Durability Above Ground: Perishable/Non Durable

Density

Density Air Dry: 620-720 kg/m2

Shrinkage

Shrinkage Radial: 4.4 %
Shrinkage Tangental: 8.9 %

Stability

Stability Kiln Dry: Stable
Stability Green: Very prone to shrinkage and distortion

Mechanical Properties

Janka Hardness: 4.9 kN
Modulus of Rupture: 110 MPa
Modulus of Elasticity: 15 GPa
Max Crush Strength: 61 MPa

Fire

NZAS lgnitability: 13 - 14
NZAS Flame Spread: 5 - 8
NZAS Heat Evolved: 5 - 7
NZAS Smoke Developed: 3

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