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Title: Corrosion avoidance with new wood preservatives

Author: Zelinka, Samuel L.; Rammer, Douglas R.;

Date: 2007

Source: Structure magazine. (Mar. 2007): Pages 48-49.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: This article focuses on considerations that need to be made when choosing products, other than stainless steel, to minimize corrosion of metals in contact with treated wood. With so many ?corrosion-resistant? alternative products on the market, it is important to know the fundamental principles of corrosion protection to make informed decisions when designing structures.

Keywords: Corrosion, anti-corrosives, wood preservatives, coatings, deterioration, fasteners, joints, preservatives, chromated copper arsenate, CCA, connectors, alkaline copper quat, ACQ, CuAz, copper azole

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Zelinka, Samuel L.; Rammer, Douglas R. 2007. Corrosion avoidance with new wood preservatives. Structure magazine. (Mar. 2007): Pages 48-49.


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