Technical species specifications for Brushbox Hardwood Flooring from Fantastic Floor - Discount Exotic and Domestic Hardwood Flooring, Prefinished Solid Flooring, Unfinished Solid Flooring and Engineered Flooring.

Brushbox Hardwood Flooring

  • Scientific Name, Other Names: Pink Box, Scrub Box, Brisbane Box, Vinegar Tree, Queensland Box, Box Scrub
  • Description: Brushbox is an attractive Australian hardwood used for a variety of applications including flooring.
  • Janka Hardness: 2,135 pounds
  • Strength (MOR): 17,840 psi
  • Stiffness (MOE): 2,176 1000 psi
  • Density (KG/m3): 900
  • Tangential Shrinkage: 9.7 %
  • Radial Shrinkage: 5.0 %
  • About: The Australian Brushbox is a medium to large tree that grows at the edges of the rainforest areas of the central coast of New South Wales to Bowen in Queensland. It has the largest trunk diameter of any tree found in the Lamington National Park.
  • Family: Lophostemon confertus
  • Tree Characteristics:
  • Geographic Area: Australia - Queensland & New South Wales
  • Color: Heartwood varies from pinkish gray to a rich reddish brown. Sapwood is usually slightly paler. It is free of gum veins.
  • Photosensitivity:
  • Luster: This species has a glossy appearance
  • Grain: Interlocking and curly grain - a feature that is appealing for appearance-based applications such as flooring
  • Texture: Fine and even texture
  • Drying Characteristics: The drying of Brushbox requires some degree of time as damage and warping has been reported when ample time is not taken for the process.
  • Working Characteristics: Brushbox can be abrasive to machine cutters and tools due to the presence of silica in the wood. Due to the high density of the wood, nailing can be difficult. Readily accepts stain and finish.
  • Durability Rating: Provides good resistance to wear and splintering
  • Applications: Uses include flooring, construction, ship-building, turnery, croquet mallets

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