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Study of coatings for improved fire and decay resistance of mine timbers.
White RA; Baum B
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 95-78, 1977 May; :1-87
The development of a fire- and rot-resistant coating treatment for mine timbers, along with the associated processing technology, is described. Included are a literature search, laboratory studies of polyimidefungicide coatings, and leaching and fungus growth studies on coated wood blocks. Finally, an economic analysis is performed for various levels of production.
Fireproofing; Mines; Protective coatings; Wood; Flame retardants; Conifers; Imides; Polymers; Fire resistant coatings; Fungicides; Polyimide resins; Mine safety
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 95-78; Contract-H0242044
Spokane, WA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 95-78
Springborn Laboratories, Inc.
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