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treated wood

Toxicology Wood impregnated with preservatives–eg, chromium-copper-arsenate, creosote, inorganic arsenicals, pentachlorophenol, to ↑ its useful life, thwarting insects, fungi, etc; chronic exposure to the fumes of burning wood or skin contact therewith may produce heavy metal intoxication syndrome
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The purpose of this contract is to provide a complete transport, treatment and recovery service for treated wood collected in recycling centers
4 April 2017 - US-based diversified conglomerate Graham Holdings Company (NYSE: GHC) has closed the acquisition of US-based treated lumber supplier Hoover Treated Wood Products, Inc., the company said.
TG data of the untreated and treated wood powder were obtained using a Pyris-6 thermal analyzer.
You should take any unwanted treated wood to your local landfill or transfer station and place it in the designated location.
In addition to numerous articles on the mechanism of corrosion in treated wood (e.g., Kear et al.
CCA solution is acidic (pH 1.6-2.5), and treated wood remains somewhat acidic while Cu-amine preservatives have pH 9-10 and treated wood remains slightly alkaline after fixation.
Several suppliers at the 2010 International Woodworking Fair will be exhibiting products related to thermally treated wood. Jartek (Booth #6056) offers its ThermoWood kiln to thermally modify woods at high temperatures (approximately 200 C).
* Wash Hands Thoroughly washing hands with soap and water immediately after touching the treated wood will help remove chemical residue.
The use of wood plastic composites is expected to grow and new types of treated wood are now being sold to replace the chromated copper arsenate (CCA) decking.
But the widespread damage caused by Gulf Coast region hurricanes is only serving to bring more treated wood into the stream in the South at a time when processors do not have the time or labor power to sort carefully.
Whether of not we're using pressure treated wood that comes from tree farms of trees from our own land, we're still using up resources.