Results of field tests on the natural durability of timber (1932-1975)
D W Purslow
This paper describes a continuing field stake trial to determine the natural resistance of different species of timber to decay. Data are presented for about 180 timbers, covering over 6000 stakes, and the results are discussed in terms of a natural durability classification.
Keywords: DURABILITY CLASSIFICATION; FIELD TEST; NATURAL DURABILITY; SAPWOOD; STAKES; TEST SITES; TIMBERS; UK