Mycological Evaluation of Water soluble Fixed Type Preservatives for Timbers
Keywords: Acid cupric chromate, Timbers, Mycological tests
AbstractThree water soluble fixed type preservatives viz., copper-chrome-arsenic composition, acid-cupric-chromate composition and copper-chrome-boric composition applied on thirteen types of timbers, were evaluated for their permanence-cum-toxicity by mycological tests. The data have been statistically analysed. The results have shown that, in general, copper-chrome-arsenic preservative is superior in performance amongst these preservatives. All the preservatives have, however, been found satisfactory in respect of specific types of timbers under leached and unleached conditions.
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Gupta, G., Sahgal, D., Agarwal, P., & Nigam, S. (2014). Mycological Evaluation of Water soluble Fixed Type Preservatives for Timbers. Defence Science Journal, 22(4), 249-254. https://doi.org/10.14429/dsj.22.6423
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