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James,

I salt water applications as much as 1.5#/cf is used.  Problem is that
much treatment can effect strength and ductility.

cmd
-----Original Message-----
From: James F Fulton <James_F_Fulton(--nospam--at)RohmHaas.Com>
To: seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org <seaoc(--nospam--at)seaoc.org>
Date: 15 May, 1998 9:43 AM
Subject: Pressure Treated Wood


>What specs apply to pressure treating wood ? I see tags on
landscaping
>timbers like 6x6x8 that say "Ground Contact", "0.40 PCF", and
"CCA-C". I
>assume this means the wood contains chromated copper arsenate at the
rate of
>.4 lbs of cca per cubic foot of wood. Are there applications that
require
>would a higher rate of cca ? Thanks.
>
>
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