BS EN 351-2. Durability of wood and wood-based products. Preservative-treated solid wood Part 2. Guidance on sampling for the analysis of preservative-treated wood
|Standard number:||20/30415599 DC|
|Status:||Draft for Comment|
This standard 20/30415599 DC BS EN 351-2. Durability of wood and wood-based products. Preservative-treated solid wood is classified in these ICS categories:
- 79.040 Wood, sawlogs and sawn timber
- 71.100.50 Wood-protecting chemicals
This part of EN 351 gives guidance on the general procedures to be used in obtaining samples of preservative-treated wood for the determination of penetration and retention of wood preservative. It also gives guidance on how to measure the penetration and retention of a wood preservative in the treated wood.
This part of EN 351 is applicable to the production of preservative-treated solid wood, including glued laminated timber, suitable for use in those service conditions defined by the use classes in EN 335.
This part of EN 351 is not applicable to preservative-treated wood in service. However, the sampling guidance provided within this part of EN 351 may be applied for the subsequent examination of treated wood in service.
Annex A (informative) provide a selection of number of sampling units.
Annex B (informative) provides examples of retention measurements.