Fire Retardant Treated Wood

by Robert C. Lattanzi, Hickson Corp, Atlanta, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation

Abstract: The paper explains how FRTW chemicals react with combustible gases. It describes the two types into which FRTW is divided. Misconceptions about FRTW are also addressed.

Subject Headings: Wood preservatives | Fires | Wood structures | Wood construction | Failure analysis | Fire resistance | Combustion | Construction materials

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