Eucalyptus Hardwood Flooring

Technical species specifications for Eucalyptus from StoneWood Design Center

  • Eucalyptus Flooring
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  • Scientific Name, Other Names: Eucalyptus grandis, Flooded Gum, Rose Gum, Scrub Gum, Grandis gum, Saligna gum, Sydney blue gum, Kalitunsi
  • Description: A striking wood hailing from Australia, Eucalyptus has a distinctive coloration ranging from pale pink to reddish-brown. Eucalyptus' grain is straight and interlocked, with a coarse and uniform texture giving a very natural look and feel. Eucalyptus is also fairly durable, with a Janka hardness rating of 1,125. Growing in popularity, Eucalyptus is particularly stunning when accompanied by light colored decor and furnishings
  • Janka Hardness: 1,125 pounds
  • Strength (MOR): 16,200 psi
  • Stiffness (MOE): 1,880 1000 psi
  • Density (KG/m3): 646
  • Tangential Shrinkage: 6.6 %
  • Radial Shrinkage: 4.6 %
  • About:
  • Family: Myrtaceae
  • Tree Characteristics:
  • Geographic Area: Australia, Congo, Zambia, South Africa, Uganda, Malaysia, Madagascar
  • Color: Pale red to pink heartwood with whitish-yellow sapwood.
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  • Luster:
  • Grain: Straight and even
  • Texture: Fine
  • Drying Characteristics: Drying is rated as slow and diffcult
  • Working Characteristics: Rated as moderately difficult to work
  • Durability Rating: Rated as very durable, susceptible to termite attack
  • Applications: Flooring, cabinets, plywood, light and heavy construction, joinery, veneers, wheels
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