AMERICAN WOOD-PRESERVERS ’ ASSOCIATION 195 Weathering and 1983 Protection of Wood

@inproceedings{Feist1983AMERICANW,
  title={AMERICAN WOOD-PRESERVERS ’ ASSOCIATION 195 Weathering and 1983 Protection of Wood},
  author={William C. Feist},
  year={1983}
}
All woods exposed outdoors without protection. undergo: (1) Photo-degradation by ultraviolet ligh; (2) leaching. hydrolysis, and swelling by Water and (3) discoloration and degradation by staining and decay micro-organisms. Unfinished wood surfaces exposed to weather without any finish change color. are roughened by photodegradation and surface checking, and erode. The apperance of unprotected wood exposed outdoors chances markedly in a few months; then the wood remains almost unaltered for… CONTINUE READING