Field test evaluation of preservatives and treatment methods for fence posts

IRG/WP 3347

G A C Lopez, E S Lepage

This work presents the field test results after fifteen years exposure of Eucalyptus saligna fence posts treated with six different preservatives and five treatment methods. All the combinations with oil-borne preservatives presented the best results and among the waterborne preservatives, the fence posts treated by immersion method were with the lowest performance in the field test.


Keywords: FENCE POSTS; EUCALYPTUS SALIGNA; FIELD TEST; WATER-BORNE PRESERVATIVES; BRAZIL; OIL-BORNE PRESERVATIVES; TREATMENT METHODS; SITES

Conference: 85-05-12/17 Guaruj√°, Brazil


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