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Tanalised timber refers to wood that has been industrially treated using a controlled vacuum pressure process with Tanalith preservative. Tanalised and Tanalith are registered trade marks of Arch Timber Protection, and may not be used to describe other formulations. Tanalith C preservative contains chromated copper arsenate (CCA). In Europe, the use of Tanalised C pressure treated timber was restricted in 2006, and its replacement there is Tanalised E pressure treated timber, which contains copper and triazole biocides - which are commonly used to protect food crops. The options for disposal of Tanalised wood are dependent on the formulation of Tanalith preservative that the timber was treated with, which can be identified by analysis. The Code of Practice in Related Links gives recommended advice on how treated timber can be disposed of effectively. Tanalised E may be burned in approved industrial incinerators, but should not be burned in open fires or home wood burners. Please see the Related Link for more detailed information. When burned, Tanalised C or CCA treated timber releases toxic chemicals into the air and concentrates them in the ash. The treatment of this timber may incorporate Copper, Chrome and Arsenic. These can all be classed as heavy metal toxins. Symptoms will vary depending on the degree of poisoning but can include:
- loss of appetite,
- skin tingling,
- cramping of muscles,
- hearing loss,
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No. Laurel contains cyanide compounds which are toxic. These toxins remain in the smoke from the wood. It isn't illegal to sell it; it is often sold as firewood. Experts advis…e aging it at least 2 years to stabilize the tar in the wood, and to burn it in a closed, vented fireplace. The indoor open fire seems a poor idea.
Timber is 'TANALISED' (treated) in an industrial treatment vessel using TANALITH preservative applied using vacuum pressure technology. TANALITH and TANALISED are registered t…rade marks of the preservative manufacturer, Arch Timber Protection, and may only be used to describe industrial timber treatment using TANALITH preservative. The treatment process consists of 5 stages: 1. Timber is loaded into the treatment vessel. An initial vacuum is applied, and the timber cells are evacuated of air. This vacuum is held. 2. The cylinder is flooded under vacuum with TANALITH wood preservative. 3. Hydraulic pressure is applied, forcing the preservative deep into the structure of the timber. 4. A final vacuum extracts excess preservative solution, which is then pumped back into storage. 5. Low pressure inside timber draws in surface solution when vented to atmosphere. The treated timber is then left to dry - a minimum holding time of 48 hours is recommended. In Europe, TANALITH E preservative is used, which contains copper and triazole biocides, which are commonly used to protect food crops. TANALISED E pressure treated timber can be used in a range of applications, from construction timbers through to heavy duty, highway fencing applications, where a desired service life of 15 years plus can reasonably be expected. Note that where TANALISED treated timber is cross cut, notched or bored following treatment, liberal coating of ENSELE end grain preservative is required to maintain the integrity of the preservative system. Further information on TANALITH E and the treatment process can be found on the Arch Timber Protection website at www.archtp.com. General information regarding timber treatments is available on the Wikipedia site: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/wood_preservation
Large fires take on a life of their own. A conflagration can evolve into a firestorm if there is enough fuel and conditions are right. In a firestorm, the fire is so big that …it depleats all the "local" oxygen from the air, and then air is "sucked in" from everywhere around the firestorm. The fire itself has created its own supporting air movement (wind) so it can "breathe" freely. Use the link below to learn more.
Tanalizing, an impregnation with a copper chrome arsenate, only improves the timber's durability. Whilst the timber is wet, its splitting tendency will be reduced.
Timber can be made reasonably fireresistant by a. soaking it in Ammonium Sulphate b. coating with Tar paint c. pumping creosote oil into timber under h…igh pressure d. seasoning process
Fires involve chemical reactions. They generally require some kind of heat to begin the chemical reaction, and the reaction begins and releases heat which keeps it going…. Like when we burn wood or paper. Heat the fuel sufficiently, it begins to burn and use oxygen out of the air, and it continues until it is cooled, smothered, or runs out of fuel. There are more "exotic" fires, but that's the basic idea in a nutshell.
A chemical change happens. The wood is burnt into ashes and also releases carbon dioxide, making the ashes have a lower mass than the log itself as a reactant.
1. Anything that is already burnt will not burn. 2. Inert gases (Helium, Neon etc). 3. Oxygen itself Even diamonds will burn if fire is hot enough. Water, for instance, is bur…nt hydrogen. So it never burns. This question can be asked technically as " what cannot be oxidised".
Fire, all fire, is a combination of 3 things: Fuel, Heat & Oxygen. If you remove any of these parts then you will not have fire. Fires burn because these three component…s are together in sufficient quantities to sustain itself, add more fuel the fire will become bigger & hotter, and consume more oxygen.
OK, here's the real scoop. My IQ is over 140 and I have many years experience as an outdoorsman AND a scientist, but don't just believe me, think about what I say! Do you kn…ow what an incinerator is? It burns garbage, at HIGH temperature. IF you have a modern airtight woodstove, AND it's up to full temperature, YES!! you can burn magazines. Mix them in with good firewood. They do produce more ash to clean out later, but that is not a problem. If you don't have a modern airtight woodstove, don't try, mags don't burn very well, except for crumpling every page and just using to start a fire. As for open fire pits, once again, mags don't burn very well, except for crumpling every page and just using to start a fire. Your lungs operate best on clean air, inhaling any kind of smoke is not a good thing. "How dare your superstition/religion hinder my ability to enjoy reality!" Ralph T.W.
It melts IN FIRE
its when you drink strawberry milk shake
When a component treated with TANALITH wood preservative, applied using a vacuum pressure treatment process, reaches the end of its useful service life, there are a number of …methods to consider for its disposal. These options are dependent on the formulation of TANALITH preservative that the timber was treated with. Visit the Arch Timber Protection website at www.archtp.com for further information on this subject. When a component treated with TANALITH wood preservative reaches the end of its useful service life, there are a number of methods to consider for its disposal. These options are dependent on the formulation of TANALITH preservative that the timber was treated with. Visit the Arch Timber Protection website at www.archtp.com for further information on this subject.
Tantalized wood is industrially treated with the tanalith preservative. Tanalith treated wood is highly toxic and should not be burned in open fires or in homes. The chemi…cals released in the smoke and concentrated in the ashes is toxic and causes a variety of flu-like symptoms that vary depending on the severity of exposure.