Observations on the penetration of preservatives into green timber

IRG/WP 3335

G R Williams, R A Eaton, D A Lewis

Differences in the rate and extent of diffusion of MBT and NaPCP-based preservatives following a short dip treatment were observed. The importance of preservative distribution as well as toxicity to the target organisms in governing the ultimate performance of any anti-sapstain compound is discussed.


Keywords: DIFFUSION; PENETRATION; ANTI-STAIN CHEMICALS; MOULDS; TESTING; STAINING; MBT; NaPCP; DISTRIBUTION; PINUS SYLVESTRIS

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


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