The most common questions about Eucalyptus timber mats are strength, durability, and longevity. Strength is a materials property. Eucalyptus is stronger than oak. World Forest Group manufacturing is more standardized than almost any mat out there. The combination makes a better timber mat. The information below provides strength characteristics from the “bible” on crane mats. 

Mobile Crane Support Handbook 2nd Edition

Duerr, David

ISBN-13: 978-0578429113

From the Amazon description, “Mobile Crane Support Handbook is a comprehensive reference that is focused exclusively on the design and engineering of supports for mobile crane installations. This second edition significantly expands all of the material of the first edition, updates ties to referenced standards, and includes additional example problems to further explain the material and demonstrate its practical applications. Written by one of the leading lifting specialist engineers (David Duerr PE), this book addresses the full range of subjects needed for the engineering of mobile crane support in the construction job site environment.”