Chapter 6 - Preservatives of bamboo

IRG/WP 07-10635-06

A K Lahiry

Almost all currently available oil-borne, water-borne and compound types of preservatives suitable for the preservation of bamboo or wood have been described along with their classifications, applications, formulations, merits and demerits, history of invention or discovery and development. The preservatives suitable for wood are also considered suitable for bamboo.

Keywords: Preservatives, Oil-borne, Water-borne, Compound, Fixative, Non-fixative, Semi fixative, Water repellent, Fire retardant, Anti stain, Classification, Formulations, Applications, Patent

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