Home
Products
Comparison
Advantages of Creosote and CCA
 
Property   Creosote CCA
Efficacy Fungi
Termites
Wood - Borers
Marine - Borers
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Permance (preservative losses) Bleeding
Leaching
Evaporation
Fair
Slight
Slight
None
None
None
Penetration   Good Good
Effect on Wood properties Strength
Dimensions
Flammability
Corrosiveness
Paintability
Gluability
Colour
Odour
Cleanliness
None
None
Slight
None
Poor
Poor
Dark
Strong
Oily
Slight
Slight
None
Slight
Good
Good
Light Green
None
Good
Toxicity against insects   High High
Water Repellency   Good Good






Hazard Classifications and uses thereof:


H2 - Low Hazard - Internal - inside above ground protected from wetting and leaching - roof trusses, framing,panelling, laminated beams, florring etc

H3 - Moderate Hazard - Exterior above ground subject to periodic wetting and leaching - cladding, decking, stairs, balustrades, log homes, etc

H4- High Hazard - Outside in ground subject to periodic wetting and leaching - fencing, structural posts, landscaping, stakes, pergolas etc

H5- High Hazard - Outside in contact heavy wet soil or in fresh water
-piling, substructure for walkways & jetties, vineyards etc

H6- High Hazard - Prolonged immersion in sea water
-Marine piling, jetty cross-bracing, landing steps etc























 
Home
Products
Comparison
 GoodGo
If you have any feedback on how we can make our new website better please do contact us. We would like to hear from you.
 
Site Map