impregnated timber

impregnated timber

[im′preg‚nād·əd ′tim·bər]
(materials)
Timber which has been made flame-resistant, fungi-resistant, or insect-proof by forcing into it under vacuum or pressure a flame retardant or a fungal or insect poison.

impregnated timber

Timber into which a flame retarder, insect poison, and/or fungicide has been forced under pressure.
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This procurement concerns the reception, transport and processing of the following waste types from collection and delivery schemes in Kongsberg Municipality: residual waste, waste food, cardboard/paper/cartons, timber and impregnated timber.
The observed peak values taken from the moment of ignition are approximately equal to 14 s for non-impregnated and 11 s for impregnated timber.
During the whole test on impregnated timber, the extinction coefficient was at zero level, which indicates no smoke in the compartment (full scale experiments).
The Swedish rail administration Banverket said on Wednesday (15 September) that it had settled a dispute with the impregnated timber supplier Rundvirke Poles AB.