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 | Construction materials | Material properties | Fire resistance | Wood structures | Fires | Failure analysis | Building codes

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