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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

Publication Year: 2010  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4723-3

Abstract: For decades the phrase 'point 4' was synonymous with wood treated for use in contact with the ground. In this paper we review how and why the 0.4 lb/ft3 (6.4 kg/m3) retention became such an accepted standard, and then evaluate how well this retention has performed in long term stake testing.

Keywords: Wood preservatives, preservative testing, wood deterioration, service life, southern pines, copper, preserved wood, wood preservation, wood decomposition, stake preservation, chromated copper arsenate, ammoniacal copper arsenate, CCA, ACA, durability, preservative treated wood, treated wood, failure, field tests, stake tests, stake decay, decay resistance, wood decay, exposure tests, Mississippi, durability,

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

File size: 463 kb(s)

Date posted: 03/08/2011

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RITS Product ID: 37875
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Lebow, Stan T.
Research Forest Products Technologist

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