34. Use of Chemicals to Prevent Degradation of Wood

  1. R. Winston Revie
  1. J. N. R. Ruddick

Published Online: 19 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch34

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition

How to Cite

Ruddick, J. N. R. (2011) Use of Chemicals to Prevent Degradation of Wood, in Uhlig's Corrosion Handbook, Third Edition (ed R. W. Revie), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470872864.ch34

Editor Information

  1. CANMET Materials Technology Laboratory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Wood Science, Forest Sciences Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470080320

Online ISBN: 9780470872864

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Keywords:

  • use of chemicals - in wood degradation prevention;
  • tributyltin oxide (TBTO) - for dip treatment of window joinery and doors;
  • major focus of AWPA and CSA standards - pressure impregnation of wood, use of thermal treatments with oil-borne preservatives

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Preservatives currently standardized in North America

  • Processes

  • Standards

  • Recommended sources of information

  • References