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Title: Minimizing corrosive action in timber bridges treated with waterborne preservatives

Source: Proceedings of the 2007 Structures Congress : New Horizons and Better Practices, 2007 May 16-19, Long Beach, CA. Reston, VA : American Society of Civil Engineers, c2007: [5] pages.

Author(s)Zelinka, Samuel L.; Rammer, Douglas R.; Wacker, James P.

Publication Year: 2007  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: This work will briefly review published literature and current research activities on the corrosion of metals in contact with wood treated with waterborne alternatives to CCA. In addition, recommendations to minimize these corrosive effects in timber bridges will be discussed.

Keywords: Metals, testing, joints, corrosion, coatings, deterioration, fasteners, timber connectors, wooden bridges, wood preservatives, service life, anti-corrosives, connectors, review article, CCA, preservatives, chromated copper arsenate, ACZ, alkaline copper quat, CuAz, copper azole

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RITS Product ID: 28582
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Rammer, Douglas R.
Research General Engineer
Wacker, James P.
Research General Engineer
Zelinka, Samuel L.
Materials Research Engineer

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