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The plastic tags attached to the ends of treated lumber give some important basic information about the treated lumber. The format of these tags varies depending on the manufacturer, but typically you will see: The manufacturer or treater of the lumber. The type of wood preservative used in Mandan.

Superior Sprinklers
(701) 663-1517
4816 Harbor Trail Southeast
Mandan, ND
 
L Hansen Services
(701) 663-8036
217 Lake Street
Mandan, ND
 
NCGarden
(701) 667-9214
1501 3rdavene Suite 8
Mandan, ND
 
Helbling Jim & Della
(701) 663-4409
2605 8th Avenue Northwest
Mandan, ND
 
Bullinger Tree Service
(701) 663-5121
4101 33rd Avenue Northwest
Mandan, ND
 
Bobcat Of Mandan Inc.
(701) 663-0903
1620 40th Avenue Se
Mandan, ND
 
Mandan Supply & Equip Inc
(701) 663-3714
1121 E Main St
Mandan, ND
 
River City Lawn & Landscaping
(701) 663-5100
3218 Memorial Highway
Mandan, ND
 
Do-Mor Inc
(701) 663-5240
2311 3rd Street Southeast
Mandan, ND
 
Burning Desires
(701) 663-4007
301 24th Avenue Southeast
Mandan, ND
 

What The Tags Tell You

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The plastic tags attached to the ends of treated lumber give some important basic information about the treated lumber. The format of these tags varies depending on the manufacturer, but typically you will see:

The manufacturer or treater of the lumber.

The type of wood preservative used. For CCA-treated wood, you'll see "CCA-C." The "-C" refers to the type of CCA. There are three types of CCA (Types A, B and C), but only type C is used for lumber treatment.

The retention of preservative and type of intended use. A retention of 0.40 pcf (pounds per cubic foot) is meant for applications where the wood will be in contact with soil (fence posts or deck columns, for instance). A lower retention (0.25 pcf) is intended for above-ground applications such as joists, decking and railing.

The American Wood-Preservers' Association (AWPA) standard that was followed for the treatment. The AWPA is a trade organization made up of treaters, chemical manufacturers, government organizations and universities. Its standards list the acceptable wood preservatives and manufacturing processes, plus analytical methods and methods to evaluate performance of wood preservatives. Sometimes you will see the term "Treated to Refusal" on the tag. This usually means the wood was treated with as much preservative as possible, but it still couldn't meet the AWPA standard requirements. Expect poorer performance from lumber labeled with this term. Under the industry's new consumer awareness, the end tags will be larger and also list a summary of recommended handling precautions.

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