IRG/COIPM INTERNATIONAL MARINE TEST - to determine the effect of timber substrate on the effectiveness of water-borne salt preservatives in sea-water. Progress Report 9: Report of third inspection (2 years) in Italy

IRG/WP 461

A Gambetta, E Orlandi

The wood samples were submerged in the sea at Follonica, Italy, in April 1977. Follonica, latitudine 42°55' North and longitude 10°45' East, is situated on the Tyrrhenian sea. The recorded temperature varies between 13°C to 25°C, salinity 37-38% and pH about 8. The inspections were carried out after 6 months (10/1977), 1 year (4/1978) and 2 years (4/1979).


Keywords: IRG/COIPM MARINE TEST; ITALY; FOLLONICA; CCA; CCB; HARDWOODS; MARINE BORERS; SALINITY; TEMPERATURE; X-RAY ANALYSIS

Conference: 80-05-05/09 Raleigh, North Carolina, USA


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