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Effect of timber density on retention of wood preservatives

  • Zhang Shiran
  • Bian Liping
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Abstract

The amount of CCA fixed in the southern pine treated with CCA have been evaluated. The conclusions from these experiments are:with the timber density increases, the retention based on weight/weight will decrease, but the retention based on weight/volume will be almost constant. Retention by weight would be more influential than by volume.

Key Words

Timber density Retention Wood preservation 

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© Editorial Board of Journal of Forestry Research 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhang Shiran
    • 1
  • Bian Liping
    • 1
  1. 1.Northeast Forestry UniversityChina

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