Comparison of water absorption of water

Comparison of water absorption of water

Two pieces of lumber shown after being submerged in water. On the left side is lumber that has been treated using atomic layer deposition and resisted absorbing water. On the right side is untreated lumber that readily absorbs water shown for comparison. (Credit: Allison Carter, Georgia Tech)

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Research, Building Construction, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Environment
Keywords
lumber, wood, pressure treating, preservation
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  • Created By: John Toon
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Feb 14, 2020 - 10:25am
  • Last Updated: Feb 14, 2020 - 10:25am