A wood preservative for the future: Copper dimethyldithiocarbamate

IRG/WP 94-30045

D K Stokes, M H Freeman, T L Woods, R D Arsenault

The development of a new wood preservative, copper dimethyl-dithiocarbamate (CDDC) is reviewed in this paper. CDDC is formed in situ by dual pressure treatments. Laboratory and field efficacy trials, physical and chemical properties of the preservative solutions and treated wood, and plant handling characteristics of the system are examined.


Keywords: PRESERVATIVES; X-RAY DIFFRACTION; COPPER DIMETHYLDITHIOCARBAMATE; COPPER CHELATE; EFFICACY

Conference: 94-05-29...06-03, Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia


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