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Jarrah

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Western Australia’s hardwood manufactured for Australia’s homes

  • / Rich red in colour
  • / Even textured grain
  • / Externally durable
  • / Dense hardwood

Jarrah is a durable Western Australian timber that is extremely versatile. It is known for its deep red colour and is used in a range of structural and design applications. This durable Australian hardwood is weather, rot, termite and fire resistant.

ASH utilised the unique colour and density of Jarrah to produce bench tops and panels for interior and exterior use. Jarrah’s natural hues make it the perfect kitchen bench top, table or shelf.

Timber benefits

Red Hues
Insect protection
Weather Resistant
Stains well
High density
Sustainable resource
Very strong
Low embodied energy
Reddish-brown colour

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Jarrah Characteristics

Species Eucalyptus marginata
Colour Rich red to deep brown
Grain Moderately coarse and even textured grain
Moisture Content Medium density 820 KG/m3
Impact Resistance High – 18 joules
Janka 8.5 kN (seasoned)
Unit Shrinkage (KD) Measurable movement in service – Very High
Radiall: 4.80% of board dimension per 1% moisture content change.
Tangential: 7.40% of board dimension per 1% moisture content change
Stability High (quarter sawn)
Cutting Good
Glueing Good
Lyctus Susceptible Susceptible
Nail holding Very Good
Durability Above ground – Class 2
Below ground – Class 3
Fire Refer Australian Standard AS1530 Part 3 and Building Code of Australia
Ignitability index: 13
Spread of flame index: 3
Smoke development index: 2
Critical Radiant Heat Flux: More than 2.2kW/m2 and less than 4.5kW/m2
Smoke development Rate: Less than 750% -min
Average extinction area: less than 250m2/kg
Material Group No: 3 (unless coated to meet Group 1 & 2)
Bushfire Attack level: BAL 19 High (BAL-29 in decking)

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What are the characteristics of Jarrah?

  • Light red to brown
  • Consistent grain
  • Weather resistant
  • Termite resistant
  • Dense

What is Jarrah used for?

Jarrah can be used in a number of interior and exterior applications.

ASH uses Jarrah in a range of bench tops and panels for Kaboodle.

Is Jarrah sustainable?

Yes, the Jarrah used as ASH is PEFC certified and is managed under the Forest Products Commission in Western Australia.

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