Timber Species – Blackbutt
Blackbutt :: Eucalyptus pilularis

Blackbutt is a commonly grown hardwood that has attractive colouring from cream to pale brown, sometimes with a slight tinge of pink. Its grain is usually straight and texture its medium and even.

Physical Properties

Dry Density (kg/m3) = 900

Janka Dry Hardness (kn) = 9.1

Janka Dry Hardness is a measure of the force required to press a steel ball into the wood surface to half its diameter. The larger the number the harder the wood.
Please remember that wood is a natural product and as well as variation between different species there will also be variation within a species depending on the growing conditions prevalent.
Hardness varies from 2.8kN for Radiata Pine to 14.0kN for Iron Bark.