Effects of steam explosion processing and organic acids on CCA removal from treated wood waste

@article{Shiau2000EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of steam explosion processing and organic acids on CCA removal from treated wood waste},
  author={R. J. Shiau and Robert L. Smith and B. Avellar},
  journal={Wood Science and Technology},
  year={2000},
  volume={34},
  pages={377-388}
}
Chromated copper arsenate (CCA) is the primary wood preservative used in the United States. CCA products are used for decking, fencing, retaining walls, docks, poles, and highway sign posts. Since CCA became popular in the early 1970's, it is estimated that over 140 million cubic meters of these products are in service. Although the EPA allows disposal of… CONTINUE READING