INTERACTION OF COPPER BASED PRESERVATIVES WITH WOOD

Ali Temiz, Ümit Cafer Yıldız, Engin Derya Gezer, Sibel Yıldız, Eylem Dizman
2004 Artvin Çoruh Üniversitesi Orman Fakültesi Dergisi  
Copper is highly toxic to fungi and the element is widely used in many preservative formulations over 50 years. The interactions of wood and copper-based preservatives impact both the performance and the environment aspects of treated wood. Copper might be present in treated wood as coppercellulose complex, copper-lignin complex, and crystalline or amorphous inorganic/organic copper compounds. In this review; it was aimed to investigate the interactions of wood and copper-based preservatives,
more » ... ed preservatives, Copper Adsorpsion factors and copper forms in treated wood
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