ASTM International - ASTM D2481-81(2002)
Standard Test Method for Accelerated Evaluation of Wood Preservatives for Marine Services by Means of Small Size Specimens
|Publication Date:||30 October 1981|
|ICS Code (Wood-protecting chemicals):||71.100.50|
1.1 This test method determines the relative effectiveness of wood preservatives in small wood specimens exposed to a natural marine environment. It is not within the scope of this procedure to determine the retention or duration of protection for commercial size piles and timbers.
1.2 The requirements for preparing the material for testing and the test procedures appear in the following order:
|Summary of Test Method||3|
|Assembly of Test Specimens||9|
|Evaluation of Results||12|
1.3 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety and health practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.