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" ... railroads have adopted the chloride of zinc process." Steaming the wood under a pressure of sixty to seventy pounds per square inch, as done in Germany, preparatory to burnettizing, no doubt adds to its durability. Tredgold considers that steamed... "
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1890
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Elementary Principles of Carpentry: A Treatise on the Pressure and ...

Bridges - 1837 - 280 pages
...gives another property, which for some purposes is still more desirable than strength; for boiled or steamed timber shrinks less and stands better than that which is naturally seasoned. Therefore it may often be useful to season timber in this manner where joiner's work la to be executed...
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A Lecture on the Dry Rot: And on the Most Effectual Meas of Preventing it

Robert Dickson - Dry-rot - 1837 - 50 pages
...gives another property, which for some purposes is still more desirable than strength; for boiled or steamed timber shrinks less, and stands better than that which is naturally seasoned." (Carpentry, p. 157.) The most expeditious of these processes still requires months for its completion,...
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Elementary Principles of Carpentry

Thomas Tredgold - Bridges - 1871 - 517 pages
...gives another property, which for some purposes is still more desirable than strength ; for boiled or steamed timber shrinks less and stands better than that which is naturally • ' Transport des Bois,' pp. 172 and 176. t 'Silva,' vol.ii., p. 217. * According to M. Do Lappnront,...
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A Treatise on the Origin, Progress, Prevention, and Cure of Dry Rot in ...

Thomas Allen Britton - Dry-rot - 1875 - 311 pages
...the second time than it did the first. Tredgold — no mean authority — considers that " boiled or steamed timber shrinks less, and stands better than that which is naturally seasoned." Barlow is of opinion that " the seasoning goes on more rapidly after the piece is steamed than when boiled."...
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Elementary principles of carpentry, chiefly composed from the work of T ...

Thomas Tredgold - 1885
...gives another property, which for some purposes is still more desirable than strength ; for boiled or steamed timber shrinks less and stands better than that which is naturally seasoned. Therefore it may often be useful to season timber in this manner where joiners' work is to be executed...
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Hand Book of Timber Preservation

Samuel McMath Rowe - Wood - 1904 - 328 pages
...only one-third or less compared with impregnation with creosote or corrosive sublimate, many of the railroads have adopted the chloride of zinc process."...seasoning goes on more rapidly after the piece is steamed. KYANIZING. This process was invented and introduced into England in 1832, by John Howard Kyan. It consists...
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Hand Book of Timber Preservation

Samuel McMath Rowe - Wood - 1904 - 328 pages
...only one-third or less compared with impregnation with creosote or corrosive sublimate, many of the railroads have adopted the chloride of zinc process."...seasoning goes on more rapidly after the piece is steamed. KYANIZING. This process was invented and introduced into England in 1832, by John Howard Kyan. It consists...
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Hand Book of Timber Preservation

Samuel McMath Rowe - Wood - 1904 - 328 pages
...only one-third or less compared with impregnation with creosote or corrosive sublimate, many of the railroads have adopted the chloride of zinc process."...naturally seasoned. Barlow, another good authority, im is of opinion that the seasoning goes on more rapidly after the piece is steamed. KYANIZING. This...
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Some Facts about Treating Railroad Ties, Parts 1-2

William Francis Goltra - Railroad ties - 1912 - 105 pages
...solution, no doubt adds to its durability. Tredgold — no mean authority — considers that boiled or steamed timber shrinks less and stands better than...naturally seasoned. Barlow, another good authority, is of the opinion that the seasoning goes on more rapidly after the piece is steamed and stacked in open...
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The Architectural Magazine, Volume 4

John Claudius Loudon - Architecture - 1837
...gives another property, which for some purposes is still more desirable than strength ; for boiled or steamed timber shrinks less, and stands better, than that which is naturally seasoned.' (Carjicntry, p. 167.) The most expeditious of these processes still requires months for its completion,...
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