| || Preservative Treatment For Timbers For Ammunition Boxes
Author : Bhandari, N.D.;Padmanabhan, T.S.A;Agarwal, P.N.;Raman, R.S.
Source : Defence Science Journal ; Vol:14(1) ; 1964 ; pp 33-42
Subject : 577 Biochemistry
Keywords : Water soluble preservatives;Preservative Treatment For Timbers
Abstract : The efficacy of the 'hot and cold' bath process of treatment of 16 species of timbers used for manufacture of service ammunition boxes with water soluble 'fixed type preservatives has been investigated. The treatment involved immersion of timbers(pieces of size 20"*5"*3/4")in boiling water for 15 minutes followed by immersion in the cold solution of the preservatives (Ascu-A, Ascu-B and Celcure)for 30minutes and it gave in majority of cases good penetration and retention aimed at. The exceptions were the heart wood of Andaman paduak ,chaplash and white chuglam