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One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: (608) 231-9200
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Stan Lebow
Stan Lebow

Stan Lebow

Durability and Wood Protection Research
Unit: FPL-4723
Research Forest Products Technologist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI
United States
53726

Phone:
slebow@fs.fed.us

Research Interest

  • Accelerated methods for predicting performance of durable wood products
  • Evaluating and minimizing environmental impacts of preservative treated wood
  • Methods of applying preservatives to wood
  • New approaches to wood protection


Education

  • Oregon State University, Ph.D. Forest Products , 1992
  • Oregon State University, M.S. Forest Products , 1986
  • Oregon State University, B.S. Forest Products , 1983

Professional Organizations

  • American Wood Protection Association, Member
  • Forest Products Society, Member
  • Society of Wood Science and Technology (SWST), Member
  • International Research Group on Wood Protection, Member

Below are the 136 US Forest Service publications sorted by year. You may re-sort the list by: Title, Date Posted, Category, Publication or Year.

Publication Year: 2018
 
Title: Durability of mass timber structures: a review of the biological risks
Source: Wood and Fiber Science. 50: 110-127.
Author(s) Wang, J.Y. ; Stirling, R. ; Morris, Paul I; Taylor, A. ; Lloyed, J. ; Kirker, G. ; Lebow, S. ; Mankowski, M.E.
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Internal moisture content and temperature of standardized aboveground wood durability test specimens
Source: Res. Paper FPL-RP-694. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 16 p.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Lebow, Patricia K.
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Northeastern United States species treated with copper-based preservatives: Durability in mississippi stake tests
Source: Maderas: Ciencia y tecnología. 20(3): 359-368.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Arango, Rachel A.; Lebow, Patricia K.; Kirker, Grant T.; Mankowski, Mark E., E. .; Halverson, Steven A.
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Protecting log homes from decay and insects
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-257. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 1-18.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2017
 
Title: Accelerated aging of preservative-treated structural plywood
Source: Research Paper, FPL–RP–691. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 17 p.
Author(s) Senalik, C. Adam; Ross, Robert J.; Zelinka, Samuel L.; Lebow, Stan T.; Cai, Zhiyong
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Comparison of performance criteria for evaluating stake test data
Source: In: McCown, C.; Gothard, T.; Staula, B., eds. Proceedings, One hundred thirteenth annual meeting of the American wood protection association. Birmingham, AL: American Wood Protection Association: 246-256.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Lebow, Patricia K.; Kirker, Grant T.
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of processing conditions on retention variability in treated lumber
Source: fplrip-4723-033-Lebow-Lebow. 2 p.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Lebow, Patricia
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Evaluation of nonpressure wood preservatives for military applications
Source: Res. Pap. FPL-RP-693. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 32 p.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Zelinka, Samuel L.; Arango, Rachel A.; Woodward, Bessie M.; Lebow, Patricia K.; Ohno, Katie M.; Chotlos, Nathaniel P.
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Long term durability of solid heartwood stakes treated with ACA or CCA
Source: In: Proceedings, one hundred thirteenth annual meeting of the American wood protection association. Las Vegas, NV: April 9-11. 13 p.
Author(s) Mankowski, Mark E., E. .; Lebow, Stan; Kirker, Grant; Gjovik, Lee
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Performance of two solid fumigants in covered bridges
Source: Research Note FPL–RN–0346. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 p.
Author(s) Konkler, Matthew J.; Newbill, Mark A.; Lebow, Stan; Morrell, Jeffrey J.
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Statistical process control for residential treated wood
Source: In: McCowan, C.; Gothard, T.; Staula, B., eds. Proceedings, One hundred thirteenth annual meeting of the American wood protection association. Birmingham, AL: American Wood Protection Association: 234-247.
Author(s) Lebow, Patricia K.; Young, Timothy M.; Lebow, Stan
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Technical Note: Comparison of accelerated methods for evaluating leaching from preservative-treated wood
Source: Wood and Fiber Science. 49(1):93-104
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Lebow, Patricia K.; Hirth, Kolby C.
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2016
 
Title: Comprehensive overview of FPL field testing conducted in the tropics (1945-2005)
Source: 2016 Proceedings of the American Wood Protection Association. American Wood Protection Association: 210-217.
Author(s) Kirker, Grant T.; Lebow, Stan L.; Mankowski, Mark E., E. .
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Evaluating the effects of post dip-treatment laser marking on resistance to feeding by subterranean termites
Source: Proceedings IRG Annual Meeting (ISSN 2000-8953) 2016 The International Research Group on Wood Protection; IRG/WP 16-10854 THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GROUP ON WOOD PROTECTION; Section 1 Biology...
Author(s) Arango, Rachel A.; Woodward, Bessie; Lebow, Stan
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2015
 
Title: Corrosion of Wires on Wooden Wire-Bound Packaging Crates
Source: In: NACE International Corrosion Conference and Expo 2015 Paper No. 5617, 2015; 15 p.
Author(s) Zelinka, Samuel L.; Lebow, Stan
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Efficacy of alternatives to zinc naphthenate for dip treatment of wood packaging materials
Source: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Arango, Rachel; Woodward, Bessie; Lebow, Patricia; Ohno, Katie
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Fifty-Year Durability Evaluation of Posts Treated with Industrial Wood Preservatives
Source: Forest Products Journal
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Lebow, Patricia; Woodward, Bessie; Kirker, Grant T.; Arango, Rachel
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Performance of Northeastern United States wood species treated with copper based preservatives: 10 year above-ground decking evaluation
Source: International Wood Products Journal
Author(s) Lebow, S. T.; Halverson, S. A.
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Use of a Resistance-type Moisture Meter above the Fiber Saturation Point
Source: In: Proceedings One hundred eleventh annual meeting of the American wood protection association, the Omni Grove Park Inn, Asheville North Carolina April 12-14, 2015 Volume 111, pp. 43-48;
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Lebow, Patricia
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood preservatives and pressure-treated wood: considerations for historic-preservation projects
Source: APT Bulletin, 46(4):1-9.
Author(s) Anthony, Ronald W.; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2014
 
Title: Best Management Practices for Using Treated Wood in Caribbean Residential Applications
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Techlines, 2014
Author(s) Lebow, Stan
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Chapter 14: Evaluating the Leaching of Biocides from Preservative-Treated Wood Products
Source: In Deterioration and Protection of Sustainable Biomaterials; Schultz, T., et al.; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2014; http://pubs.acs.org Publication Date (Web): June 10, 2014; pp. 239-254.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Documenting the Durability and Service Life of Pressure-treated Wood
Source: Proceedings, 108th Annual Meeting of the American Wood Protection Association, April 29 – May 2, 2012. Nashville, TN. 108: 2014; pp.166-170.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Woodward, Bessie; Lebow, Patricia
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of precipitation pattern on leaching of preservative from treated wood and implications for accelerated testing
Source: Maderas. Ciencia y tecnología Volume 16, Number 4: 2014; pp. 423 - 434.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Evaluation of Wood Species and Preservatives for Use in Wisconsin Highway Sign Posts
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-231, 2014; 51 p.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Ross, Robert J.; Zelinka, Samuel L.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: In-Place Preservative Treatments for Covered Bridges
Source: Guide for In-Place Preservative Treatment of Covered Bridges. Proceedings, Second National Covered Bridge Conference. June 5 – 8., 2013. Dayton, OH. 2014; 32 p.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Morrell, Jeff
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Laboratory investigation of fire protection coatings for creosote-treated timber railroad bridges
Source: The International Research Group on Wood Protection, Section 3, Wood Protecting Chemicals, pp. 2-15; IRG/WP 14-30639; 2014.
Author(s) Clausen, Carol A.; White, Robert H.; Wacker, James P.; Lebow, Stan T.; Dietenberger, Mark A.; Zelinka, Samuel L.; Stark, Nicole M.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Synergy and Diffusion with a Borax-Copper Hydroxide Groundline Preservative: 20 Year Update
Source: Proceedings, 110th Annual Meeting of the American Wood Protection Association. May 4 – 6, 2014, Newport Beach, CA. American Wood Protection Association, Birmingham, AL. p.88-94.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Woodward, Bessie; Abbott, Bill; West, Mike
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood Protection Research Council: Research Priorities 2013
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-232, 2014; 11 p.
Author(s) Clausen, Carol A; Green III, Frederick; Kirker, Grant T.; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2013
 
Title: Boron Diffusion in Surface-Treated Framing Lumber
Source: FOREST PRODUCTS JOURNAL Volume. 63, Number 7/8, 2013; pp. 275-282.
Author(s) Lebow, Patricia K.; Lebow, Stan T.; Halverson, Steven A.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Chemical remediation of wood treated with micronised, nano or soluble copper preservatives
Source: Holzforschung 2014; Volume 68, Number 7: 2013; pp. 831–837.
Author(s) Kartal, Saip Nami; Terzi, Evren; Woodward, Bessie; Clausen, Carol A.; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Evaluating Naturally Durable Wood Species for Repair and Rehabilitation of Above-Ground Components of Covered Bridges
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-224, 2013; 43 p.
Author(s) Kirker, Grant T.; Clausen, Carol A.; Blodgett, A. B; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Long-Term Durability of Pressure-Treated Wood in a Severe Test Site
Source: Advances in Civil Engineering Materials, Volume 2, Number 1, 2013; pp. 178–188.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Woodward, Bessie; Kirker, Grant; Lebow, Patricia
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Removal of nano- and micronized-copper from treated wood by chelating agents
Source: In: Proceedings IRG Annual Meeting; The International Research Group on Wood Protection, section 5, Sustainability and Environment; IRG/WP 13-50294; 2013. 15 p.
Author(s) Kartal, S. Nami; Terzi, Evren; Woodward, Bessie; Clausen, Carol A.; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Transferable Durability: Enhancing decay resistance of non-durable species with extractives from durable wood species
Source: In: Proceedings IRG Annual Meeting,The International Research Group on wood Protection, Section 1, Biology; IRG/WP 13-10808; 2013. 12 p.
Author(s) Kirker, G.T.; Blodgett, A.B.; Lebow, S.; Clausen, C.A.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2012
 
Title: Above Ground Field Evaluation and GC-MS Analysis of Naturally Durable Wood Species
Source: IRG/WP
Author(s) Kirker, G.T.; Blodgett, A.B.; Lebow, S.T.; Clausen, C.A.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field tests of the efficacy of zinc and fatty amine in preventing colonization by copper-tolerant fungi
Source: International Biodeterioration & Biodegradation 70(2012) 74-78
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Woodward, Bessie; Halverson, Steven; West, Michael
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Guide for In-Place Treatment of Covered and Timber Bridges
Source: Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Kirker, Grant; White, Robert; Amburgey, Terry; Barnes, H. Michael; Sanders, Michael; Morrell, Jeff
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Guide for Use of Wood Preservatives in Historic Structures
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-217, 2012.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Anthony, Ronald W.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Partial dissolution of ACQ-treated wood in lithium chloride/N-methyl-2-pyrrolidinone: Separation of copper from potential lignocellulosic feedstocks
Source: Chemosphere 86:797-801
Author(s) Eberhardt, Thomas L.; Lebow, Stan; Reed, Karen G.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Partial Dissolution of Preservative-Treated Wood with a Cellulose Solvent System of Lithium Chloride in N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidinone
Source: Proceedings of the 66th International Convention, Forest Products Society, Washington, DC (June 3-5)
Author(s) Eberhardt, T.L.; Lebow, S.; Reed, K.G.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood preservative testing
Source: McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology; pp.317-319; 2012
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2011
 
Title: Common questions and concerns from government users of industrial treated wood products
Source: Proceedings, one hundred seventh annual meeting of the American Wood Protection Association ... Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 15-17, 2011: Volume 107. Birmingham, Ala. : American Wood Protection Association, c2011: p. 218-221.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Wacker, James
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Comparison of Wood Preservatives in Stake Tests 2011 Progress Report
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note, FPL-RN-02, 2011
Author(s) Bessie M. Woodward; Cherilyn A. Hatfield; Stan T. Lebow
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) analysis of extractives of naturally durable wood
Source: Proceedings, one hundred seventh annual meeting of the American Wood Protection Association ... Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 15-17, 2011: Volume 107. Birmingham, Ala. : American Wood Protection Association, c2011: p. 41-44.
Author(s) Kirker, G.T.; Blodgett, A.B.; Lebow, S.T.; Clausen, C.A.
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Methods for Mitigating the Environmental Risks Associated with Wood Preservatives
Source: In: Managing Treated Wood in Aquatic Environments, pp.407-433; 2011.
Author(s) Hayward, Dennis; Lebow, Stan T.; Brooks, Kenneth M.
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Observed relationships between wood density and solution uptake during pressure treatment
Source: Proceedings, one hundred seventh annual meeting of the American Wood Protection Association ... Fort Lauderdale, Florida, May 15-17, 2011: Volume 107. Birmingham, Ala. : American Wood Protection Association, c2011: p. 93-98.
Author(s) Halverson, Steve; Lebow, Stan
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Physical Deterioration of Preservative Treated Poles and Pilings Exposed to Salt Water
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report, FPL-GTR-203, 2011
Author(s) Grant T. Kirker; Jessie Glaeser; Stan T. Lebow; Frederick Green III; Carol A. Clausen
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Reuse and Disposal
Source: In: Managing Treated Wood in Aquatic Environments, pp. 435-449; 2011
Author(s) Clausen, Carol A.; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Standardization of Naturally Durable Wood Species
Source: American Wood Protection Association
Author(s) Morris, Paul; Laks, Peter; Lebow, Stan
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2010
 
Title: .Wood Handbook, Wood as an Engineering Material (All Chapters)
Source: Forest Products Laboratory. Wood handbook - Wood as an engineering material. General Technical Report FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 508 p. 2010
Author(s) Bergman, Richard; Cai, Zhiyong; Carll, Charlie G.; Clausen, Carol A.; Dietenberger, Mark A.; Falk, Robert H.; Frihart, Charles R.; Glass, Samuel V.; Hunt, Christopher G.; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Kretschmann, David E.; Rammer, Douglas R.; Ross, Robert J.; Star
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Challenges in accelerated testing of durable wood products
Source: 2009 Wood and Fiber Product Seminar: VTT and USDA Joint Activity, September 22-23, 2009. Edited by Ali Harlin & Minna Vikman. (VTT Symposium 263) Helsinki, Finland : VTT, c2010. 176, A3 p. ISBN 978-951-38-7589-3.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Clausen, Carol
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of Treatment Pressure on Treatment Quality and Bending Properties of Red Pine Lumber
Source: Forest Prod. J. 60(5):447-452; 2010
Author(s) Lebow, Patricia; Lebow, Stan; Nelson, William
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field Testing of the Experimental Wood Preservative N'N-naphtaloylhydroxylamine: Five and Eight Years Results
Source: In: Proceedings One Hundred Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Wood Protection Association, Hyatt Regency Riverfront, Savannah, Georgia, May 23-25, 2010, pp. 192-196; 2010
Author(s) Green, III, Frederick; Arango, Rachel A.; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Long-term Durability of CCA and ACA: How is 0.4 Doing?
Source: In: Proceedings One Hundred Sixth Annual Meeting of the American Wood Protection Association, Hyatt Regency Riverfront, Savannah, Georgia, May 23-25, 2010, pp. 174-183; 2010
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Hatfield, Cherilyn; Woodward, Bessie
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Penetration of Boron from Topically Applied Borate Solutions
Source: Forest Prod. J. 60(1):13-22. 2010
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Lebow, Patricia; Halverson, Steven
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Soil and Sediment Concentrations of Chromium, Copper, and Arsenic Adjacent to a Chromated Copper Arsenate-Treated Wetland Boardwalk
Source: Forest Product Journal .60(2):183-189; 2010
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Foster, Daniel
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Stake Tests of Northeastern Species Treated with Copper-based Preservatives: Five-Year Results
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research Note FPL-RN-0314
Author(s) Stan T. Lebow; Bessie M. Woodward; Steven A. Halverson; Rachel Arango
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The Need for Performance Criteria in Evaluating the Durability of Wood Products
Source: Journal of Istanbul University Forestry Faculty Volume 58 Number 2: 31-41. 2010
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Woodward, Bessie; Lebow, Patricia; Clausen, Carol
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood Handbook, Chapter 15: Wood Preservation
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 15-1 - 15-28. Chapter 15.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2009
 
Title: A Comparison of the Durability of Two Stake Sizes in Southern Mississippi
Source: In: Proceedings One Hundred fifth annual meeting of the American Wood Protection Association, Hyatt Regency Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas; April 19-21, 2009 Volume 105, pp. 66-72, 2009
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Hatfield, Cherilyn; Evans, James
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Application of Near Infrared Spectroscopy to Preservative-Treated Wood
Source: In: Advanced Biomass Science and Technology, for Bio-Based Products, Chinese Academy of Forestry & USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, May 23-25, 2007, Beijing, China; Copyright 2009 by Chinese Academy of Forestry. pp. 125-130; 2009
Author(s) So, Chi-Leung; Lebow, Stan T.; Eberhardt, Thomas L.; Groom, Leslie H.; Shupe, Todd F.
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Application of near-infrared spectroscopy to preservative-treated wood
Source: Conference Proceedings PaperAdvanced biomass science and technology for bio-based products: Proceedings of the meeting: 2007 May 23-25; Beijing, China. People’s Republic of China: Chinese Academy of Forestry: 125-130.
Author(s) So, Chi-Leung; Lebow, Stan T.; Eberhardt, Thomas L.; Groom, Leslie H.; Shupe, Todd F.
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Chemical Yields from Low-Temperature Pyrolysis of CCA-Treated Wood
Source: U.S. Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, FPL-RP-652, January 2009
Author(s) Qirong Fu, Dimitris S. Argyropolous, Lucian A. Lucia, David C. Tilotta, Stan T. Lebow
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Efficacy of a Borax-Copper Preservative in Exposed Applications
Source: FPL-RP-655, June 2009
Author(s) Stan T. Lebow; Patricia K. Lebow; Bessie M. Woodward; Steven A. Halverson; William Abbott; Michael M. West
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Guide for In-Place Preservative Treatment of Covered Bridges
Source: FPL RIP-4723-012
Author(s) Lebow, Stan
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Preservation Treatment for Wood Bridge Application
Source: Transportation Research Record: Journal of the Transportation Research Board,No. 2108,Transportation Research Board of the National Academies, Washington,D.C., 2009, pp. 77-85; 2009.
Author(s) Bigelow, Jake; Lebow, Stan; Clausen, Carol A.; Greimann, Lowell; Wipf, Terry J.
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Pressure Treatment with a Water-based Chlorothalonil Formulation
Source: In: Proceedings One Hundred fifth annual meeting of the American Wood Protection Association, Hyatt Regency Riverwalk, San Antonio, Texas; April 19-21, 2009 Volume 105, pp. 249-254, 2009
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Lebow, Patricia; Clausen, Carol; Halverson, Steve; Burley, Joseph
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood Preservatives Choosing the right one
Source: WOOD DESIGN & BUILDING -SPRING 2009, pp 41-44; 2009
Author(s) Humphries, Matt; Lebow,Stan; Moses, David
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2008
 
Title: Causes and control of wood decay, degradation and stain.
Source: Shupe, Todd; Lebow, Stan; Ring, Dennis. 2008. Causes and control of wood decay, degradation and stain. Louisiana State University Agriculture Center, Baton Rouge, LA. Publication 2703. 27 p.; 2008
Author(s) Shupe, Todd; Lebow, Stan; Ribng, Dennis.
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Comparison of Methods for Evaluating Ground-Contact Copper Preservative Depletion
Source: In: Proceedings One Hundreth Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Wood Protection Association, Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Portland, Oregon, May 18-20, 2008, pp. 55-60; 2008
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Halverson, Steven
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Estimating preservative release from treated wood exposed to precipitation
Source: Wood and fiber science. Vol. 40, no. 4 (Oct. 2008): Pages 562-571.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Lebow, Patricia; Foster, Daniel
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Observations on the Predictive Value of Short-term Tests
Source: In: Proceedings One Hundreth Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Wood Protection Association, Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront, Portland, Oregon, May 18-20, 2008, pp. 85-88; 2008
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Woodward, Bessie; Lebow, Patricia
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Regional biodeterioration hazards in the United States
Source: Development of commercial wood preservatives : efficacy, environmental and health issues. Washington, DC : American Chemical Society ; [New York] : Distributed by Oxford University Press, c2008. ACS symposium series ; 982: Pages 120-141
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Highley, Terry
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2007
 
Title: A primer on wood as dock construction material
Source: Marina dock age. (May/June 2007): pages 51-54.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: DURABILITY OF WOOD IN CONSTRUCTION
Source: In: Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Eleventh edition, pp. 6-129-6-131; Chapter 6; 2007
Author(s) Lebow, White
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field Evaluation of Timber Preservation Treatments for Highway Applications
Source: Field evaluation of timber preservation treatments for highway applications. Ames, Iowa : Center for Transportation
Author(s) Bigelow, Jake J.; Clausen, Carol A.; Lebow, Stan T.; Greimann, Lowell
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Ground-Contact Durability of Wood Treated with Borax-Copper Preservative
Source: In: Proceedings of the hundred Third Annual Meeting of the American Wood Protection Association, Hyatt Regancy Union Station, St. Louis, Missouri, May 6-8, 2007, pp. 82-87; 2007
Author(s) Lebow, Woodward, Lebow
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Preservative treatments for building components
Source: Wood Protection 2006 : March 21-23, 2006 ... New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society, c2007: ISBN: 1892529483: pages 57-64.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The role of moisture content in above-ground leaching
Source: IRG/WP ; 07-50245. Stockholm, Sweden : IRG Secretariat, 2007. 15 pages.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Lebow, Patricia
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2006
 
Title: A preliminary study of preservative retention and penetration in ACQ-treated timbers using near infrared spectroscopy
Source: Wood Protection, 2006 : March 21-23, 2006 ... New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society, 2006: Pages 367-370.
Author(s) So, Chi-Leung; Eberhardt, Thomas L.; Lebow, Stan T.; Groom, Leslie H.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of source, drying method and treatment schedule on treatability of red pine
Source: Proceedings, one hundred second annual meeting of the American Wood Preservers' Association ... Austin, Texas, April 9-11, 2006, volume 102. Birmingham, Ala. : American Wood Preservers' Association, 2006: pages 39-43.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Hatfield, Cherilyn; Halverson, Steve
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Formosan and native subterranean termite attack of pressure-treated SPF wood species exposed in Louisiana
Source: Wood and fiber science. Vol. 38, no. 4 (2006): pages 609-620.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Shupe, Todd; Woodward, Bessie; Crawford, Douglas; Via, Brian; Hatfield, Cherilyn
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Learn More About New Wood Protection Treatment
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Techlines, 2006
Author(s) Lebow, Stan
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Preservative-treated wood and alternative products in the Forest Service
Source: Missoula, MT : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Technology & Development Program, 2006: iv, 44 pages
Author(s) Groenier, James (Scott); Lebow, Stan
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Statistical analysis of influence of soil source on leaching of arsenic and copper from CCA-C treated wood
Source: Wood and fiber science. Vol. 38, no. 3 (July 2006): pages 439-449.
Author(s) Lebow, Patricia; Ziobro, Richard; Sites, Linda; Schultz, Tor; Pettry, David; Nicholas, Darrel; Lebow, Stan; Kamdem, Pascal; Fox, Roger; Crawford, Douglas
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Study design considerations in evaluating environmental impacts
Source: Environmental impacts of treated wood. Boca Raton, FL : CRC/Taylor & Francis, 2006: ISBN: 0849364957: 9780849364952: pages 79-99.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Cooper, Paul A.; Lebow, Patricia
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood
Source: Marks' standard handbook for mechanical engineers. New York : McGraw-Hill, 2006: ISBN: 0071428674: 9780071428675: Pages 6.115-6.131
Author(s) Green, David W.; White, Robert H.; TenWolde, Antoni; Simpson, William; Murphy, Joseph; Ross, Robert J.; Hernandez, Roland; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood preservation
Source: Primary wood processing : principles and practice. Dordrecht : Springer, c2006: ISBN: 1402043929: 9781402043925: pages 297-338.
Author(s) Archer, Kevin; Lebow, Stan
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2005
 
Title: Creosote movement from treated wood immersed in fresh water
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 25, no. 12 (Dec. 2005): pages 42-46.
Author(s) Kang, Sung-Mo; Morrell, Jeffrey J.; Simonsen, John; Lebow, Stan
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Creosote movement from treated wood immersed in fresh water
Source: Forest Prod. J. 55(12):42-46
Author(s) Kang, Morrell, Simonsen, Lebow
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Enhanced Utilization of Northeastern Tree Species through Preservative Treatment
Source: FPL RIP-4723-003
Author(s) Lebow, S.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Environmental concentrations of copper, chromium, and arsenic released from a chromated-copper-arsenate-(CCA-C-) treated wetland boardwalk
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 55, no. 2 (Feb. 2005): p. 62-70.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Foster, Daniel
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Initial preservative treatment of wood in covered bridges
Source: Covered bridge manual. McLean, Va. : U.S. Dept. of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Research, Development and Technology, Turner-Fairbank Highway Research Center, [2005]: Pages 219-239.
Author(s) Morrell, Jeffrey J.; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Permanence and diffusion of borax-copper hydroxide remedial preservative applied to unseasoned pine posts : 10 year update
Source: Proceedings, one hundred first annual meeting of the American Wood-Preservers' Association ... New Orleans, Louisiana, May 15-17, 2005; volume 101. Birmingham, Ala. : American Wood Preservers' Association, 2005: pages 94-102.
Author(s) Crawford, Douglas; Lebow, Stan; West, Mike; Abbott, Bill
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Resistance of borax-copper treated wood in aboveground exposure to attack by Formosan subterranean termites
Source: Res. Note FPL-RN-0295. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 4 p.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Woodward, Bessie; Crawford, Douglas; Abbott, William
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Treatability of underutilized northeastern species with CCA and alternative wood preservatives
Source: Research Note FPL-RN-0300. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 p.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Halverson, Steven A.; Hatfield, Cherilyn A.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2004
 
Title: Alternatives to chromated copper arsenate (CCA) for residential construction.
Source: Proceedings of Environmental Impacts of Preservative-Treated Wood, February 8-11, 2004, Orlando, Florida, USA : Pre-conference Proceedings. Gainesville, Fla : Florida Center for Environmental Solutions, 2004. 1 CD-Rom. 12 pages.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Alternatives to chromated copper arsenate for residential construction
Source: Res. Pap. FPL-RP-618. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 2004. 9 pages
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effects of inorganic ions on leachability of wood preserving N'N-hydroxynapthalimide (NHA).
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 54, no. 1 (Jan. 2004). Pages 80-84.
Author(s) Kartal, S. Nami; Dorau, Ben F.; Lebow, Stan T.; Green, Frederick III.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Long-term soil accumulation of chromium, copper, and arsenic adjacent to preservative-treated wood.
Source: Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology. Vol. 72 (2004). Pages 225-232.
Author(s) Lebow, S.; Foster, D.; Evans, J.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Rate of CCA leaching from commercially treated decking.
Source: Forest Products Journal. Vol. 54, no. 2 (Feb. 2004). Pages 81-88.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Foster, Daniel; Lebow, Patricia.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The application of near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy to inorganic preservative-treated wood
Source: Wood and fiber science. Vol. 36, no. 3 (2004): Pages 329-336
Author(s) So, Chi-Leung; Lebow, Stan T.; Groom, Leslie H.; Rials, Timothy G.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Treated wood in transition : a look at CCA and the candidates to replace it
Source: Wood design focus. (Summer 2004): Pages 3-8
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Winandy, Jerrold; Bender, Donald
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Variability in evaluating environmental impacts of treated wood.
Source: Res. Pap. FPL-RP-620. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 2004. 10 pages
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Cooper, Paul; Lebow, Patricia K.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Variability in evaluating environmental impacts of treated wood.
Source: Proceedings of Environmental Impacts of Preservative-Treated Wood, February 8-11, 2004, Orlando, Florida, USA : Pre-conference Proceedings. Gainesville, Fla. : Florida Center for Environmental Solutions, 2004. 1 CD-Rom. 14 pages.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Cooper, Paul; Lebow, Patricia.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2003
 
Title: An evaluation of the use of near infrared (NIR) spectroscopy to identify water and oil-borne preservatives
Source: Managing the treated wood resource, II, Thursday, May 1, 2003 ... Boston, Massachusetts. [S.l.] : American Wood-Preservers' Association, Utility Solid Waste Activities Group, 2003: Pages 39-47.
Author(s) So, Chi-Leung; Lebow, Stan T.; Groom, Leslie H.; Shupe, Todd F.
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: An Evaluation of the Use of Near Infrared (NIR) Spectroscopy to Identify Water and Oil-borne Preservatives
Source: Managing the Treated Wood Resource - II, May 1, 2003 Boston, Massachusetts
Author(s) So, Lebow, Groom, Shupe
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of simulated rainfall and weathering on release of preservative elements from CCA treated wood
Source: Environmental science & technology. Vol. 37, no. 18 (2003): Pages 4077-4082.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Williams, R. Sam; Lebow, Patricia
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of weathering on chromated copper arsenate (CCA) treated wood : leaching of metal salts and change in water repellency
Source: Proceedings : ninety-ninth annual meeting of the American Wood-Preservers' Association ... Boston, Massachusetts, April 27-30, 2003 : Volume 99. Selma, Ala. : American Wood-Preservers' Association: Pages 125-141
Author(s) Williams, R. Sam; Lebow, Stan; Lebow, Patricia
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Long-term stake evaluations of waterborne copper systems
Source: Proceedings : ninety-ninth annual meeting of the American Wood-Preservers' Association ... Boston, Massachusetts, April 27-30, 2003 : Volume 99. Selma, Ala. : American Wood-Preservers' Association: Pages 142-149
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Hatfield, Cherilyn; Crawford, Douglas; Woodward, Bessie
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Migration of iron and manganese into CCA-treated wood in soil contact and the resulting error in leaching results when using energy dispersive x-ray fluorescence spectrometers
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 53, no. 9 (Sept. 2003): Pages 77-80.
Author(s) Schultz, Tor P.; Nicholas, Darrel D.; Lebow, Stan
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Treated wood in transition : a look at CCA and the candidates to replace it
Source: Frame building news. (Nov. 2003): Pages 32-38
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Winandy, Jerrold; Bender, Donald
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2002
 
Title: Environmental Impact of Treated Wood in Service
Source: In: Enhancing the Durability of Lumber and Engineeered Wood Products; pp. 205-215
Author(s) Lebow, Brooks, Simonsen
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Laboratory studies of CCA-C leaching : influence of wood and soil properties on extent of arsenic and copper depletion.
Source: Thirty-third Annual Meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Preservation, 2002 May 12-17, Cardiff, South Wales, UK. Stockholm, Sweden : IRG Secretariat, 2002. IRG/WP ; 02-50186: [12] pages.
Author(s) Crawford, Doug; Fox, Roger; Kamden, Pascal; Lebow, Stan; Nicholas, Darrel; Pettry, David; Schultz, Tor; Sites, Linda; Ziobro, Richard.
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2001
 
Title: Environmental Impact of Preservative-Treated Wood
Source: USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Techlines, 2001
Author(s) Lebow, Stan
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Factors affecting the use of increment cores to assess fixation
Source: Proceedings : Ninety-seventh Annual Meeting of the American Wood-Preservers' Association ... Minneapolis, Minnesota, May 20-23, 2001. Granbury, Tex. : The Association, c2001: Pages 54-60
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Guide for minimizing the effect of preservative-treated wood on sensitive environments
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-122. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 18 p.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Tippie, Michael
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Inadequate redrying linked to dimensional instability of CCA-treated southern pine lumber
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 51, no. 5 (May 2001).:p. 59-62.
Author(s) Shupe, Todd F.; Lebow, Stan T.; Choong, Elvin T.; Xiong, Manzhen.
Year: 2001   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2000
 
Title: Above ground performance of preservative-treated western wood species
Source: Proceedings of the Ninety-Fourth Annual Meeting of the American Wood-Preservers' Association ... Scottsdale, Arizona, May 17-19, 1998. Volume 94. Granbury, Tex. : American Wood-Preservers' Association, 2000: Pages 249-256
Author(s) Morrell, Jeffrey J.; Miller, D.J.; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of compression wood on leaching of chromium, copper, and arsenic from CCA-C treated red pine (Pinus resinosa Ait.)
Source: [The International Research Group on Wood Preservation. Section 3, Wood Protecting Chemicals : 31st annual meeting, Kona, Hawaii, USA, 14-19 May 2000. Stockholm, Sweden : IRG Secretariat, 2000].:9 p. : ill.
Author(s) Kartal, S. Nami.; Lebow, Stan.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Environmental impact of preservative-treated wood in a wetland boardwalk.
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-582):126 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Lebow, Patricia K.; Foster, Daniel O.; Brooks, Kenneth M.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Inhibition of termite damage by N`N-napthaloylhydroxyamine (NHA) : Reticulotermes flavipes (Kollar) vs. Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki
Source: [The International Research Group on Wood Preservation. Section 1, Biology : 31st annual meeting, Kona, Hawaii, USA, 14-19 May 2000. Stockholm, Sweden : IRG Secretariat, 2000].:8 p. : ill.
Author(s) Green, Frederick, III.; Lebow, Stan.; Yoshimura, Tsuyoshi.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Role of construction debris in release of copper, chromium, and arsenic from treated wood structures
Source: (Research paper FPL-RP-584):6 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Halverson, Steven A.; Morrell, Jeffrey J.; Simonsen, John.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1999
 
Title: Effect of fire-retardant treatment on plywood pH and the relationship of pH to strength properties
Source: Wood science and technology. Vol. 33, no. 4 (1999).:p. 285-298.
Author(s) Lebow, S. T.; Winandy, J. E.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of prestain on the release rate of copper, chromium, and arsenic from western hemlock
Source: (Research note FPL ; RN-0271):6 p. ill. ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Evans, James W.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Fixation effects on the release of copper, chromium and arsenic from CCA-C treated marine piles
Source: Proceedings, Ninety-Fifth Annual Meeting of the American Wood-Preservers' Association : May 1-19, 1999, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Granbury, TX : American Wood Preservers' Association, 1999. Vol. 95. pages 168-174.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Performance of copper-based wood preservatives in soil bed exposures
Source: Material und organismen. Vol. 33, no. 3 (1999-2000): Pages 235-243
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Nilsson, Thomas; Morrell, Jeffrey J.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Release of Copper, Chromium, and Arsenic from Treated Southern Pine Exposed in Seawater and Freshwater
Source: Forest Prod. J. 49(7/8):80-89
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Foster, Daniel O.; Lebow, Patricia K.
Year: 1999   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1998
 
Title: The Role of Grade and Thickness in the Degradation of Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood
Source: Forest Prod. .J. 48(6):88-94.
Author(s) Lebow, Stan T.; Winandy, Jerrold E.
Year: 1998   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1997
 
Title: Effects of Ammoniacal copper citrate preservative treatment and redrying on bending properties of two grades of southern pine 2 by 4 lumber
Source: Forest Prod. J. 47(7/8):91-99
Author(s) Winandy, Jerrold E.; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 1997   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1996
 
Title: Leaching of wood preservative components and their mobility in the environment : summary of pertinent literature
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-93):36 p. ; 28 cm.
Author(s) Lebow, S.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Relative tolerance of CCA by larvae and adults of the common shipworm, Bankia gouldi
Source: Material und Organismen,30. Band 1996 Heft 1, Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, P. 73-78
Author(s) Johnston, Bruce R.; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Western wood species treated with chromated copper arsenate: effect of moisture content
Source: Forest Prod. J. 46(2):67-70.
Author(s) Lebow, S.T.; Morrell, J.J.; Milota, M.R.
Year: 1996   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1995
 
Title: Selection and use of Preservative Treated Wood in Forest Service Recreational Structures
Source: In: United States Department of Agriculture; Forest Service; Technology & Devalopment Program, Forest Products Laboratory 2300-Recreation; May 1995, 9523 1203-SDTDC
Author(s) LeBow, Stan T.; Makel, William J.
Year: 1995   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1994
 
Title: Preservatie Treatment of Flakes Before Panel Assembly: Initial Properties and Long-Term Durability
Source: Proceedings of the Twenty-eighth Washington State University, International Particleboard/Composite materials Symposium; April 12-14, 1994. pp. 278-279
Author(s) Lebow, Stan; Gjovik, Lee
Year: 1994   view abstract, download publication »
 
Publication Year: 2012
The Cedarburg Covered Bridge, WI was one of the bridges included in this study. Stan Lebow, Forest Service
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New Guide Advises Treatments and Technologies To Protect Historic Wooden Bridges

Forest Service and university researchers collaborate to evaluate methods of protecting wooden bridges from fire and biodegradation. ...

 
Publication Year: 2011
Stake plots in the Harrison Experimental Forest, Saucier, Mississippi, evaluate the durability of wood products. Stan Lebow, Forest Service
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Durable wood product evaluations

In an effort to reduce the amount of time required to obtain meaningful durability data for wood products, it has become widely accepted to use smaller specimens in field tests. Smaller specimens generally yield faster results but tests comparing sma ...

 
Publication Year: 2010

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Centennial Edition, Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material

The Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material serves as a primary reference document for a wide variety of users-from the general public through architects and design engineers who use wood in highly engineered structures. ...


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Improving Accelerated Testing of Durable Wood Products

Durable wood products such as posts, poles and timbers are expected to resist decay and termite attack for several decades. Testing the durability of new types of wood products is challenging because it is impractical to conduct tests for more than a ...

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WPRC-cover-artWood Preservatives:

A new report has just been published: Wood Protection Research Council, Research Priorities 2013

09-11-2014

LebowEvaluating Wood Species and Preservatives for Highway Sign Posts

Wooden sign posts have been around about as long as roads. While most people take such roadside attractions for granted, researchers at the Forest Products Laboratory - as usual - take the time to investigate potential improvements...

08-01-2014

Amy-B--Rachel-A--Bessie-W(1)Looking into the Future of Wood Preservation

Carol Clausen and her group are serious about wood as a sustainable and versatile building material. Here Amy Blodgett, Rachel Arango, and Bessie Woodword check soil block samples in their ongoing research...

07-29-2014

LebowIn-Place Preservative Treatments for Covered Bridges

Most covered bridges are made of wood and can be vulnerable to damage from fungi and insect attack. A recent paper from FPL forest products technologist Stan Lebow and Oregon State University professor Jeff Morrell describes treatment options that help prevent or slow down biodegradation...

06-09-2014

From left to right are examples of different treated wood: micronized copper quaternary (MCQ), didecyldimethylammonium carbonate (DDAC), and alkaline copper quaternary (ACQ-D). Cupric ions from the wood preservative causes the dark coloration of the wood. Excess copper has deposited on the MCQ (green splotches) and the ACQ (along the end grain).Documenting the Durability and Service Life of Pressure-treated Wood

Preservative treatments can greatly extend the useful life of wood products. Estimates of expected service life are commonly used to compare long-term life-cycle costs for a variety of building materials. Quantifying the expected increase in service-life for treated wood is a challenge few have unde...

05-27-2014

Combined_6,7,8Wood Decay: Homeowners must remain vigilant.

Harkening back to our Lab Notes post on the report, Build Green: Wood Can Last for Centuries, let’s discuss what causes wood to decay...

02-03-2014

From left to right are examples of different treated wood: micronized copper quaternary (MCQ), didecyldimethylammonium carbonate (DDAC), and alkaline copper quaternary (ACQ-D). Cupric ions from the wood preservative causes the dark coloration of the wood. Excess copper has deposited on the MCQ (green splotches) and the ACQ (along the end grain).What Is Treated Wood?

Last week we introduced the subject of corrosion in the fasteners used in wood construction. Homeowners have an enormous choice of lumber to use in their projects. We all know the feeling of being in the big box store and looking at the seemingly endless choices of lumber stacked in huge piles. And...

11-13-2013