(2010 – 2013)
Tannin-Boron Wood Preservatives (p.2)
Properties improvement of impregnated wood. Multiple biological test against termites, white and brown rot as well as Hylotropes bajulus larvae. Impact of tannin-boron formulations in softwood and plywood boards. Highly virulent biological tests. Fire and mechanical properties. Weathering tests monitored via dimensional stability and color CIELAB system investigation during artificial and natural exposure. Outlook on leaching behaviour with ICP-EOS. Synthesis of advanced formulations.Post-doc project in collaboration with CIRAD and ENSTIB.
Dr. M.F. Thevenon, Dr. S. Wieland, Dr. T. Schnabel
Tannin treated beech for ground resistance test
Resistance agaist fungal attack
Freshly impregnated samples