(Eucalytus pilularis)

The beauty of timber

A carbon negative architectural design solution, whilst embracing biophilia

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 is medium and even. Blackbutt is a versatile timber and is used for structural, exterior and interior applications. Blackbutt is available in all Modinex’s timber profiles and collections.


Passed down through generations, is our focus on the sustainable supply of PEFC™ and FSC™certified timber. Modinex hand selects the highest grade logs from our supply partners, which are then sawn in close proximity to the sustainably managed forest to reduce transport emission. They are then further processed in our Queensland facilities new next generation energy efficient machinery.

Our strong partnership with forest owners in Australian & Canada for over 40 years, ensures a consistent supply of high quality PEFC™ certified timber. As part of Defining a Higher Standard® of forest stewardship our supply partners are continuing to grow mutually beneficial relationships with First Nations.  Since 2015, Modinex has held PEFC™ Chain of Custody certification which has been maintained for 8 years after passing regular audits. Chair of custody is essential in ensuring the responsible and sustainable harvesting and processing of timber and providing transparency to our clients.

Technical Facts

Botanical Name: Eucalytus pilularis
Species Category: Hardwood
Sustainable Certification Available: FSC
Suitable for external use: Yes
Dry Density (Seasoned): 900kg/m3
Janka Dry Hardness: 9.1kN
Durability Above Ground Class: Class 1
Indoor Group Fire Rating (AS 5637.1): Group 3
Indoor Group Fire Rating
(If Fireshield is applied):
Group 1
BAL Fire Rating (AS 15030.8.2): BAL29