ASTM International - ASTM D4446-84(1995)e1
Standard Test Method for Anti-Swelling Effectiveness of Water-Repellent Formulations and Differential Swelling of Untreated Wood When Exposed to Liquid Water Environments
|Publication Date:||1 January 1995|
|ICS Code (Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber):||79.040|
1.1 This test method is designed to measure the effectiveness of water-repellent preservative formulations for retarding dimensional changes in wood submerged in water. It can also be used to measure the differential swelling of untreated wood species when exposed to liquid water environments.
1.2 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.