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What does DOT stand for?

DOT stands for Disodium Octaborate Tetrahydrate

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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.
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.