Accession Number : AD0674402

Title :   HOUSE FOUNDATION OF TREATED WOOD AFTER 30 YEARS' SERVICE.

Descriptive Note : Forest Service research paper,

Corporate Author : FOREST PRODUCTS LAB MADISON WIS

Personal Author(s) : Bendtsen,B. A. ; Eslyn,W. E.

Report Date : AUG 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : Mechanical properties were measured and decay was investigated on treated wood foundation materials from an experimental house that stood on the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory grounds for about 30 years. The results provide evidence that the foundation gave excellent service and met its requirements of use. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*WOOD, FOUNDATIONS(STRUCTURES)), (*PROTECTIVE TREATMENTS, WOOD), HOUSING(DWELLINGS), CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS, SOILS, MECHANICAL PROPERTIES, WEAR RESISTANCE, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING), DEGRADATION, TOUGHNESS, BENDING, FLEXURAL STRENGTH, MOISTURE, CREOSOTE, FUNGI, PRESSURE, MODULUS OF ELASTICITY, DRYING, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
      Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE