ASTM International - ASTM D1758-05
Standard Test Method of Evaluating Wood Preservatives by Field Tests with Stakes
|Publication Date:||1 November 2005|
|ICS Code (Wood-protecting chemicals):||71.100.50|
1.1 This test method covers accelerated procedures for determining the relative permanence and effectiveness of wood preservatives in stakes exposed in field plots.
1.2 The requirements for preparation of the material for testing and the test procedures appear in the following order:
|Summary of Test Method|
|Pretreatment Selection of Test Stakes|
|After Treatment Handling of Test Stakes|
|Installation of Stakes|
|Inspection of Specimens|
|Evaluation of Results|
1.3 The values stated in inch-pound units are to be regarded as standard. The values given in parentheses are mathematical conversions to SI units that are provided for information only and are not considered standard.
1.4 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.