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Lumber

Wood cut in such a way as to be used for building. Lumber may be traded as a commodity and is especially important in the construction industry. Sustainable woodcutting has become a significant issue in the lumber industry.
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In order to examine the potential use of copper and chromium based wood preservatives containing molybdenum, tungsten, or zinc instead of arsenic, we prepared new aqueous formulations with these elements.
Qualitative standards and testing methods of wood preservatives.
The effects of various wood preservative systems and treatment processes on the surface energy of wood and E-glass/phenolic pultruded composite material for wood reinforcement were characterized using surface energy methods.
In addition of these researches also other groups have developed interesting wood preservatives.
Standard Method of Determining the Leachability of Wood Preservatives.
The United States and Europe represent major markets for wood preservative chemicals.
But opponents to toxic wood preservatives insist this isn't enough.
Osmose's ProDrive ceramic-coated screws are approved for use with the next-generation wood preservatives.
Several relatively nontoxic wood preservatives are already available, and they repel rot and bugs about as well as CCA does, notes Jim Jones, director of EPA'S Office of Pesticide Programs in Arlington, Va.
Most arsenic wood preservatives will be banned in Europe from June.
They include products such as wood preservatives, disinfectants and insecticides.
It comes after health concerns over the potential for creosote wood preservatives to cause cancer.