fire-retardant wood

fire-retardant wood

Lumber and plywood which has been impregnated, under pressure, with mineral salts; in the event of fire, the burning wood and salts emit noncombustible gases and water vapor instead of the usual flammable vapors.
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While both can be built with wood, Type III requires special considerations, such as fire-retardant wood at the perimeter walls and special detailing to accommodate the increased differential movement in the structure vs.
Thermogravimetry of wood treated with water-insoluble retardants and a proposal for development of fire-retardant wood materials.
Standard test method for hygroscopic properties of fire-retardant wood and wood-based products.
Extensive review of fire-retardant wood composites researches in the US.
Relationship between smoking property and thermal degradation of fire-retardant wood components.
Table 5.--Cone calorimetry results for fire-retardant wood flour/polypropylene composites.
Recently, an organic phosphate phosphorus-nitrogen-boron multiplex fire retardant called FRW, which stands for fire-retardant wood, was synthesized at Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China (Wang et al.
Although chemical agents that contain phosphorus and nitrogen are widely used to make fire-retardant wood, there are few results of cone calorimeter tests to show the relationship between impregnated quantity of fire retardant and its performance.