Title: Challenges in accelerated testing of durable wood products
Author: Lebow, Stan; Clausen, Carol
Source: 2009 Wood and Fiber Product Seminar : VTT and USDA joint activity, September 22-23, 2009. VTT symposium ; 263. [Helsinki], Finland : VTT, c2010: p. 128-136: ISBN: 9789513875893 (soft back ed.): 951387589X (soft back ed.): 9789513875909 (electronic ed.): 9513875903 (electronic ed.)
Description: The types of durable wood products are changing rapidly, but predicting their long term durability with our short term tests remains a serious challenge. Improved understanding and interpretation of our test methods is needed to provide greater confidence in our durability evaluations.
Keywords: Accelerated life testing, service life, performance standards, wood preservatives, deterioration, biodegradation, fungicides, biocides, wood-decaying fungi, weathering, ultraviolet radiation, accelerated testing, durability, failure, exposure tests, field tests, stake tests, stakes, decay, soil block testing, resistance to decay, preservatives, fungicidal properties, wood decay
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Lebow, Stan; Clausen, Carol; 2010. Challenges in accelerated testing of durable wood products. In: 2009 wood and fiber product seminar: VTT and USDA joint activity. 2009 September 22-23. VTT symposium: 263. Helsinki, Finland: VTT, c2010: p.128-136. ISBN: 9789513875893 (soft back ed.): 951387589X (soft back ed.): 9789513875909 (electronic ed.): 9513875903 (electronic ed.)
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