- Address a range of needs associated with cost, safety and performance efficacy
- Problems are outlined in strategies for further research and development
Table of Contents
- Wood preservation: The biological challenge; Industrial wood preservatives: The history, development, uses, advantages, and future trends; Diffusion treatment of wood: An American perspective; In-situ and supplementary treatments using solid water diffusible preservatives; Organic solvent preservatives: Application and composition; Wood-chemical interactions and their effect on preservative performance; Water based fixed preservatives; Wood preservation: Strategies for the future; The properties and performance of coal-tar creosote as a wood preservative; Chemical analysis in the development and use of wood preservatives; Developing quality control procedures and standards for diffusible preservatives; TBTO and TBTN: Safe and effective biocides for wood preservation; Assessment of the efficacy of wood preservatives; Progress towards European standards in wood preservation; Preservatives for the market - or the Ksrket for preservatives? Vapour phase treatment of wood with trimethyl borate; The performance of alternative antisapstain compounds; Some applications of boron and zinc organic compounds in timber preservation; Subterranean termite control in buildings; Nitrogen assimilation and transport as target processes for inhibitors of fungal growth, and the effects of a-aminoisobutyric acid on wood decay fungi.
- No. of pages: 316
- Language: English
- Copyright: © Woodhead Publishing 1991
- Published: January 1, 1991
- Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
- eBook ISBN: 9781845698706
- Hardcover ISBN: 9781855738171
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