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WOOD PRESERVING COMPOSITION FOR TREATMENT OF IN-SERVICE POLES, POSTS, PILING, CROSS-TIES AND OTHER WOODED STRUCTURES

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000176007D
Publication Date: 2008-Oct-31

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Inventors:
Jun Zhang Doug Herdman
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Abstract

Provided is a remedial or supplemental wood preserving composition which provides protection for in-service utility poles, railroad cross ties, fencing posts, marine pilings, permanent wood foundation and other wooden structures. The composition comprises an insoluble copper compound, a pH-modifier, a cellulose derivative and an inorganic clay thickening agent. Also provided is a method for applying the formulation to in-service wooden structures.