For decades all wood framing members have been subject to traditional pressure treating methodologies using Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate (DOT), with exposure limitations to weathering and structural strength.
What does DOT stand for?
DOT stands for Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate
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- Directly Observed Therapy
- Directly Observed Treatment (tuberculosis)
- Director of Technology
- Director Of Training
- Director On Target
- Directory of Trades
- Discovery on Target (medical discovery conference)
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- Distribution Oriented Technologies (Jordan, Amman)
- Division of Transportation (various locations)
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- Door of Time (gaming)
- Dose Optimized Thermotherapy
- Druid of the Talon (video game character)
- Duration Of Therapy
- Dutch Open Telescope
Samples in periodicals archive:
They were pressure-treated with disodium octaborate tetrahydrate (DOT) solution to a borate uptake around 2% boric acid equivalent (BAE) in wood.
Two concentrations of disodium octaborate tetrahydrate (1% and 0.
Now a University of South Florida medical study confirms the effectiveness of steam vacuuming with an odor-free, stain-free solution of disodium octaborate tetrahydrate (DOT).
Preservative solution combinations Two types of glycol-borate formulations and powdered disodium octaborate tetrahydrate (DOT) were evaluated.
The cross sections were end-coated with a two-part marine grade epoxy to retard longitudinal penetration; then the samples were pressure treated with one of 3 chemicals: ammoniacal copper quaternary compound (ACQ), disodium octaborate tetrahydrate (DOT), or a mixture of 30 ppm imidacloprid, 300 ppm 2-n-octyl-4-isothiazolone-3-one, and 100 ppm green dye (Sensient Colors Inc.
Abstract The potential for migration of boron from wood pressure-treated with disodium octaborate tetrahydrate (DOT) during rainfall events was assessed using sawdust, small blocks, and sections of Douglas-fir boards.
5, 2, 5 or 10 percent disodium octaborate tetrahydrate (DOT, available commercially as Cellu-Treat or Tim-bor Professional from Nisus Corporation, Rockford, Tennessee).