Kwila Fact Sheet
Magna products have a predictable strength and in-service performance and show off the natural beauty of an outstanding quality hardwood.
Magna offers; straighter, economical, and individually scaled timber beams which are able to withstand even outdoor conditions.
Magna Glulam is made from Kwila, a naturally durable timber and Phenol-Resorcinol Formaldehyde (PRF) adhesive, which makes it suitable for use in fully exposed weather conditions. Kwila also has very low shrinkage rates (1.5% radial & 2.5% tangential) making Magna Glulam less prone to distortion and surface cracking than other timbers. Being rated 2 on a 6-class scale, Kwila also withstands knocks and daily wear and tear better than some other timbers like Radiate Pine or Western Red Cedar.
Glulam Achieves Service Classes 1 to 3
- Service Class 1 (This is the most common class and is suitable for most applications)
- Service Class 2 (This is more suitable for applications that experience higher levels of humidity or other environmental factors)
- Service Class 3 (This class provides extra protection against moisture and helps ensure the structural integrity of structures over time)
We also have 190 x 190mm, 140 x 140mm and 90 x 90mm Magna Posts. Please contact us for lengths available and estimated delivery times as these may vary.