Gray Box

Blue Gum (sanded)
Gray Box (E. globulus pictured)

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Common Name(s): Grey Box, White Box

Scientific Name: Eucalyptus moluccana (syn. E. hemiphloia)

Distribution: Australia

Tree Size: 100-165 ft (30-50 m) tall, 3-5 ft (1-1.5 m) trunk diameter

Average Dried Weight: 70 lbs/ft3 (1,120 kg/m3)

Specific Gravity (Basic, 12% MC): .83, 1.12

Janka Hardness: 3,310 lbf (14,710 N)

Modulus of Rupture: 22,010 lbf/in2 (151.8 MPa)

Elastic Modulus: 2,612,000 lbf/in2 (18.01 GPa)

Crushing Strength: 11,340 lbf/in2 (78.2 MPa)

Shrinkage: No data available

Color/Appearance: No data available.

Grain/Texture: No data available.

Endgrain: No data available.

Rot Resistance: No data available.

Workability: No data available.

Odor: No characteristic odor.

Allergies/Toxicity: Although severe reactions are quite uncommon, Gray Box has been reported to cause eye and skin irritation, as well as rashes. See the articles Wood Allergies and Toxicity and Wood Dust Safety for more information.

Pricing/Availability: No data available.

Sustainability: This wood species is not listed in the CITES Appendices or on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.

Common Uses: No data available.

Comments: No data available.

Related Species:

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Related Articles:

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Scans/Pictures: There are currently no pictures of this exact wood species, but a similar species within the Eucalyptus genus is being substituted (E. globulus). If you’d like to contribute a wood sample of this specific species to be scanned, (even small pieces of veneer can be sent), please use the contact form.

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