A field test with Benzotar, an industrial residue, as a wood preservative

IRG/WP 3349

S Milano, L R Silva

Benzotar, a residue of production of benzoic acid, was tested in field as a wood preservative. Results, after 6.5 years of exposure, showed that this product presents properties that improve the performance of wood in ground contact. This paper describes these results and presents a discussion an some aspects of its potential utilization in Brazil.


Keywords: BENZOTAR; FIELD TEST; BENZOIC ACID; BRAZIL; SOIL/BLOCK TEST; ARAUCARIA ANGUSTIFOLIA; PINUS ELLIOTTII

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


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