Empty-cell process | Article about empty-cell process by The Free Dictionary
empty-cell process[′em·tē ‚sel ′präs·əs]
A wood treatment in which the preservative coats the cells without filling them.
A method of impregnating wood with fluid preservatives under pressure.
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The high price of oil made the creosote process expensive, so an empty-cell process was developed by Max Ruping of Germany, and patented in 1902.
Many modifications to the basic full- and empty-cell processes have been used to treat wood.