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Consult with the individual manufacturers of FRT chemicals and treaters for additional questions or information.

Arch Wood Protection, Inc.
1955 Lake Park Drive, Suite 250
Smyrna, Georgia 30080
Phone: (770) 801-6600
Toll-free: (866) USE-FRTW (873-3789)
Fax: (770) 801-1990
Email: info@dricon.com
Website: http://www.dricon.com


Hoover Treated Wood Products
154 Wire Road 
PO Box 746 
Thomson, GA 30824 
General Information: hoover@frtw.com
Technical Support: support@frtw.com
Sales: sales@frtw.com 
Phone: (706) 595-1264 
Fax: (706) 595-8462 
Website: http://www.frtw.com


J. H. Baxter & Co., a CLP
1700 El Camino Real, Suite 200
P.O. Box 5902
San Mateo, CA 94402 
Phone: (800) 780-7073 or (650) 349-0201
Fax: (650) 570-6878
E-mail: info@jhbaxter.com
Website: http://www.jhbaxter.com

Osmose Holdings, Inc.
980 Ellicott Street
Buffalo, New York 14209
Phone: (716) 882-5905
Fax: (716) 882-5139
E-mail: info@osmose.com
Website: http://www.osmose.com

CSI
200 East Woodlawn Road, Suite 350
Charlotte, NC 28217
Pgone: (800) 421-8661
Fax: (704) 527-8232
E-mail: http://www.treatedwood.com/contactus/
Website: http://www.treatedwood.com/products/dblaze/

LITERATURE CITATIONS

APA 1989a Fire-retardant-treated plywood roof sheathing: Prediction of Performance. Report No. #SPE-1019. American Plywood Association, Tacoma, WA.

APA 1989b Fire-retardant-treated plywood roof sheathing: General Information. Report No. #SPE-1007. American Plywood Association, Tacoma, WA.

ASTM. 1995a Standard test method for mechanical fasteners in wood. D1761-88. American Society for Testing and Materials. Vol. 4.10. Phila. PA.

ASTM. 1995b. Standard test method for evaluating the flexural properties of fire-retardant treated softwood plywood exposed to elevated temperatures. D5516-94. American Society for Testing and Materials. Vol. 4.10. Phila. PA.

ASTM. 1995c Standard test method for evaluating the effects of fire-retardant treatments and elevated temperatures on strength properties of fire-retardant treated lumber. D5664-95. American Society for Testing and Materials. Vol. 4.10. Phila. PA.

AWPA 1995. Book of Standards, American Wood Preservers' Association. Woodstock, MD

Lebow, P. K., Winandy, J. E. 1997. Verification and implications of kinetic models for thermal degradation of strength of fire-retardant-treated wood. (in-progress).

Lebow, S.T., Winandy, J. E. 1997. Effect of fire-retardant treatments on plywood pH and the relationship of pH to strength properties. Wood Sci & Tech (submitted).

LeVan, S. L., Collet, Mary, Choosing and Applying Fire-Retardant-Treated Plywood and Lumber for Roof Designs USDA-FS, Forest Products Laboratory http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/fplgtr/fplgtr62.pdf

LeVan, S. L., Winandy, J. E. 1990. Effects of fire-retardant treatments on wood strength: A review. Wood and Fiber Sci. 22(1):113-131.

Ross, R. J., Winandy, J. E. 1990. Effects of fire retardant chemicals on the bending properties of wood at elevated temperatures. Research Paper FPL-RP-498. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.

LeVan, S. L., Kim, J. M., Nagel, R. J., Evans, J. W. 1996. Mechanical properties of fire-retardant-treated plywood after cyclic temperature exposure. Forest Products J. 46(5):64-71.

NAHB. 1990. Homebuilders guide to fire retardant treated plywood: Evaluation, testing and replacement. National Association of Homebuilders, National Research Center, Upper Marlboro, MD 49 pg.

Pasek, E. A., McIntyre, C. R. 1990. Heat effects on fire retardant treated wood. J. of Fire Sci. 8:405-420.

Ross, R. J., LeVan, S. L., Winandy, J. E. 1990. Fire retardant wood inspection Proc. of 7th NDE Conf. Wash St U., Pullman, WA. p.283.

Ross, R. J., Cooper, J. L., Wang, Z. 1992. In-place evaluation of fire- retardant-treated plywood. Proc. of 9th NDE Conf. Wash St U., Pullman, WA.

Sweet, Mitchell S., LeVan, S. L., White, Robert H., De Groot, Rodney, Fire Performance of Wood Treated with Combined Fire-Retardant and Preservative Systems Forest Products Laboratory. http://www.fpl.fs.fed.us/documnts/fplrp/fplrp545.pdf

Winandy, J. E., Ross, R. J., LeVan, S. L. 1991a. Fire-retardant-treated wood: Research at the Forest Products Laboratory. Proc. of 2nd International Timber Engineering Conference, T.R.A.D.A., London, England.

Winandy, J. E., LeVan, S. L., Ross, R. J., Hoffman, S. P., McIntyre, C. R. 1991b. Effects of extended exposure to elevated temperatures on untreated and monoammonium phosphate-treated plywood. Research Paper FPL-RP-
501. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.

Winandy, J. E. 1997. Effects of fire retardant retention, borate buffers, and redrying temperature after treatment on thermal-induced degradation. Forest Products J. (submitted)

Winandy, J. E., Lebow, P.K. 1996. Kinetic models for thermal degradation of strength of fire-retardant-treated wood. Wood and Fiber Sci. 28(1):39-52.

Winandy, J. E., Lebow, P.K., W.Nelson. 1997 Development of models to predict bending strength from a test of screw-withdrawal force for FRT plywood roof sheathing. Research Paper FPL-RP-___ (In-press). Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.

Winandy, J.E., E.L. Schmidt. 1995. Preliminary development of remedial treatments for thermally degraded fire-retardant-treated wood. Forest Products J. 45(2):51-52.

Winandy, J. E. 1995. Effects of fire retardant treatments after 18 months of exposure at 150F (66C). Research Note FPL-RN-0264. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.

Winandy, J. E., Beaumont, R. 1995. Roof temperatures in simulated attics. Research Paper FPL-RP-543. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory.

Woo, J.K. 1981 Effect of thermal exposure on strength of wood treated with fire-retardants. Ph.D Thesis. Dept Wood Science, Univ of California, Berkeley, CA.

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