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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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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.
its when you drink strawberry milk shake
it turns into ash
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.
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
Its oxidized rapidly.
You can get huge whelps on your hand... thay go away but they look like big bubbles... i don't know I had a friend who burnt their hand and that's what happend to them. hope I… helped a little!
Of course you can.
A physical and Chemical change.
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.
A fire is a naturally occurring self perpetuating reaction. Providing a fire has three things; heat, fuel (wood, petrol ect) and oxygen then a fire will continue to expand and… keep burning. In practice, a fire will grow until it is limited or extinguished by a lack of one of those three factors.
It will help, but the best way to prevent dry rot is to keep timber dry and to ensure it gets enough ventilation.