Radial Timber is committed to the sustainable management of our timber resources. All Radial timber products are supplied through PEFC certified partners. PEFC forest certification provides a system to guarantee the sustainable management of our forests and to ensure that all products reaching our customers have been sourced from sustainably managed forests through a certified standard and chain of custody.
All timber species sawn by Radial Timber for external applications and requiring natural durability are selected from regrowth Eucalyptus species ranging in durability from Class 1 to 2 (NOTE: this is the same durability class as Western Red Cedar and Jarrah). Wherever possible, Radial Timber sources plantation grown species such as Mountain Ash for internal applications such as wall and ceiling linings.
Silvertop Ash (Eucalyptus Sieberi)
Silvertop Ash, or ‘coast ash’ as it is commonly referred to due to it’s tendency to grow along the eastern coast, is a distinctive timber with many features including noticeable growth rings, gum veins and pencil streaks. It’s these features which make it great for visual applications.
Silvertop Ash grows in southern and central coast of New South Wales, eastern Victoria and north-eastern Tasmania.
The colour variation in Silvertop varies from pale to medium brown and often has a light amount of feature which can give a recycled timber look.
|Common Name||Silvertop Ash|
|Density – Dry||820kg/m3|
|Density – Green||1030kg/m3|
|Strength Group||S4 SD3|
|MOE – Dry||17|
|MPA – Green||10|
|MOR – Dry||136|
|MPA – Green||69|
|Hardness – Dry||9.5|
|Hardness – Green||7.2|
|Durability Class(above ground)||2|
|Durability Class(in ground)||3|
|Av.External Life(above ground)||15 – 25 years|