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" ... immersion; but this practice was soon abandoned and injection by pressure substituted. In 1838 Sir William Burnett, formerly Director General of the Medical Department of the English Navy, made known to the public his new process for treating wood.... "
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1890
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The Repertory of patent inventions [formerly The Repertory of ..., Volume 12

1771
...fully described and ascertained in and by the following description thereof, (that is to say) : — The invention consists in destroying the tendency...submitting them to the action of chloride of zinc. In preparing wood, canvas, cordage, sail-cloth, hemp, flax, wool, and other vegetable and animal matter,...
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Newton's London Journal of Arts and Sciences: Being Record of the ..., Volume 15

William Newton, Charles Frederick Partington - Industrial arts - 1840
...decay.— [Sealed July 26th, 1838.] THIS invention consists in destroying the tendency of certain vegetable substances to decay, by submitting them to the action of chloride of zinc. In preparing wood, canvas, cordage, sail-cloth, hemp, flax, and other vegetable matter, or articles...
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The London journal of arts and sciences (and repertory of patent inventions ...

William Newton - 1840
...decay.—[Sealed July 26th, 1838.] THIS invention consists in destroying the tendency of certain vegetable substances to decay, by submitting them to the action of chloride of zinc. In preparing wood, canvas, cordage, sail-cloth, hemp, flax, and other vegetable matter, or articles...
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The London Journal of Arts and Sciences, Volume 15

1840
...— [Sealed July 26th, 1838.] THIS invention consists in destroying the tendency of certain vegetable substances to decay, by submitting them to the action of chloride of zinc. In preparing wood, canvas, cordage, sail-cloth, hemp, flax, and other vegetable matter, or articles...
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The Franklin Journal, and American Mechanics' Magazine, Volumes 25-26

1840
...decay-— [Sealed July 26th, 1838.] This invention consists in destroying the tendency of certain vegetable substances to decay, by submitting them to the action of chloride of zinc. la preparing wood, canvas, cordage, sail-cloth, hemp, flax, aud other Tegetable matter, or articles...
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Burnettizing, Or the Process for Preventing the Rapid Decay of Timber by the ...

Timber - 1856 - 23 pages
...fully described and ascertained in and by the following description thereof, (that is to say) : — The invention consists in destroying the tendency...submitting them to the action of chloride of zinc. In preparing wood, canvas, cordage, sail-cloth, hemp, flax, wool, and other vegetable and animal matter,...
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Hand Book of Timber Preservation

Samuel McMath Rowe - Wood - 1904 - 402 pages
...success. 101 Bnrnettizing was introduced by Sir William Burnett, in 1838. The invention consists of destroying the tendency of certain vegetable and animal...recommended by Burnett is one part by volume to fifty pans of water. The method of impregnating tbe wood under a pressure of seven to eight atmospheres,...
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Some Facts about Treating Railroad Ties, Parts 1-2

William Francis Goltra - Railroad ties - 1912 - 105 pages
...to the public his new process for treating wood. The invention consists of destroyng the tendencies of certain vegetable and animal substances to decay...chloride of zinc. The degree of dilution recommended by Mr. Burnett is one part volume by fifty parts of water. At first the method of impregnation was by...
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