The Effect of Heat on the Retention of Ammoniacal Copper Quat (ACQ-AB) onto Scots Pine (Pinus Sylvestris L.) Wood

IRG/WP 08-40390

M Hakki Alma, A Mukremin Kara

In this study, the sapwood of Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) were treated with ammonical copper quat type (ACQ-AB), which is one of the environmentally friendly wood preservatives, by using soaking method as a functions of various temperatures and time. The results indicated that the retention behaviour of ACQ onto the wood was considerably affected by temperature of ACQ solution and treatment time.

Keywords: ammoniacal copper quat (ACQ-AB), Pinus sylvestris L., treatment, retention

Conference: 08-05-25/29, Istanbul, Turkey

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