treated wood


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treated wood

2. Wood which has been subjected to a wood preservative.
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M2 EQUITYBITES-April 4, 2017-Graham Holdings Closes Acquisition of Hoover Treated Wood Products
overhead canopy consists of 2x12 treated wood frame with diagonal treated 2x12s @ 10 o.
I need to tear down an old deck and I think it may be made of treated wood.
Imagine a treated wood that barely shrinks or warps and is guaranteed to last for 25 years.
It builds upon published quantitative data of corrosion rates of metals in contact with treated wood for several different wood preservatives.
Preservative-treated wood can last up to 40 years (2); however, the early removal of treated wood from service due to weathering degradation, including checking, distortion, and UV degradation, reduces the average service life of decks to less than 20 years.
It found no significant difference in the concentration of arsenic species in children playing on playgrounds with or without the chemically treated wood - and hence concluded that CCA treated wood in playgrounds is not likely to significantly contribute to the overall arsenic exposure in children.
It is not without its share of controversy, and the advantages of treated wood come with potential human health and environ mental risks.
For those who already have structures on their property made of the treated wood, the EPA offers the following safety tips:
Urban, suburban and rural developments around the world extensively use treated wood products to retard or stop rot and infestation.
Treated Wood in Transition: Less Toxic Options in Preserved and Protected Wood" surveys the regulatory, legal and business aspects of what has happened in the treated wood market since chromated copper arsenate (CCA) was taken off the market in early 2004.