Accession Number:

AD0699673

Title:

ENGINEERING SERVICES IN CONNECTION WITH AN INVESTIGATION OF MARINE PROTECTIVE ELEMENTS AGAINST MARINE BORERS.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 19 Aug 63-31 Dec 69,

Corporate Author:

CLAPP (WILLIAM F) LABS INC DUXBURY MASS

Report Date:

1969-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

68.0

Abstract:

Biological and chemical evaluation of effectiveness against marine borers, particularly Limnoria tripunctata, of creosote and creosote preceded by waterborne copper compounds in wood coupons is made. Assays of outer 18 in. of exposed surfaces performed at six month intervals to determine if threshold of preservative at which attack occurs can be ascertained. Efficacy of creosote preceded by waterborne copper compounds as effective barrier for Teredo and Limnoria discussed. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Coatings, Colorants and Finishes
  • Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products
  • Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE