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Many of your questions can be answered at:

http://www.wolmanizedwood.com/

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Thomas D. Skaggs, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Engineer
APA - The Engineered Wood Association
P.O. Box 11700
Tacoma, WA 98411-0700
ph: 253/565-6600
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff Smith [mailto:smthengr(--nospam--at)sirius.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 22:55
> To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject: RE: ban treated wood
> 
> 
> Hello Chuck:
> 
> I have seen wolmanized wood around for many years. It definitely has a
> better appearance,  I would like to find out more about the 
> process, and
> what is the definition of non-toxic. Would you eat vegetables 
> grown from
> planters made from it?
> 
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: chuckuc [mailto:chuckuc(--nospam--at)pacbell.net]
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 10:25 PM
> > To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> > Subject: Re: ban treated wood
> >
> >
> > Both ACZA & CCA are being phased out. Around here it looks 
> like CBA will
> > be the replacement (the proprietary name is "Wolmanizing"). 
> Non toxic,
> > non corrosive, ICBO approved, available in D.F.@ .2 above 
> grade & .4 for
> > direct burial.  Looks like good stuff & I've changed my spec sheet
> > accordingly.
> > Chuck Utzman, P.E.
> >
> > Jeff Smith wrote:
> >
> > >Most likely CCA pressure treated wood will be out of use 
> for residential
> > >construction in a few years. Alternate chemicals have been
> > registered, but I
> > >am more in favor of a non toxic product from recycled materials.
> > How about
> > >the "PowerSill"? a high strength, composite material impervious
> > to dry rot
> > >and pests for use as shearwall sill plates? Also we need a non
> > toxic product
> > >for wood landscape/retaining walls. Maybe these products already
> > exist, does
> > >anyone know?
> > >
> > >
> > >http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/citizens/cca_transition.htm
> > >
> > >jeff
> > >
> > >
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