Species

 Screenboards is available in Silvertop Ash species.

Silvertop Ash Eucalyptus sieberi

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Silvertop Ash, or ‘coast ash’ as it is commonly referrred to due to it’s tendancy to grow along the eastern coast, is a distincitve timber with many features including noticable growth rings, gum veins and pencil streaks. It’s these features which make it great for visual applications.

Silvertop Ash Grain 

The color variation in Silvertop varies from pale to medium brown and often has a light amount of feature which can give a recycled timber look.

Silvertop Ash Grain

Origin– Silvertop Ash grows in southern and central coast of New South Wales, eastern Victoria and north-eastern Tasmania.

Properties (in accordance to the AS 5604)

Strength Group
Unseasoned S3 (Reasonably High)
Seasoned SD3 (Reasonably High)
Durability
In-Ground Class 3 (5-15 years)
Above-Ground Class 2 (15-40 years)
Density
Unseasoned 1200 kg/m3
Seasoned 850 kg/m3
Hardness
Unseasoned 7.2Kn (Janka)
Seasoned 9.5Kn (Janka)
Lyctid Borer Susceptibility Not Susceptible
Termite Resistant Not Resistant
Fire Resistant BAL29 (Very Resistant)

Uses

  • Natural Edge Weatherboard
  • Board and Batten
  • New Deck
  • Shiplap
  • Screenboards

General Comments

Blonde to Brown in colour. Ideal Cladding material. Light to medium feature.