Red Ironbark is durability class 1 for both above and in-ground contact and is resistant to lyctus attack.
It is not easily worked because of its high density and dressed surfaces have a steely sheen. It will readily accept paint and polish.
Red Ironbark is used unseasoned as sawn or in round timbers in wharf and bridge construction and other outdoor infrastructure projects. It can be used as seasoned timber for cladding, internal and external flooring, lining and decking.