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Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 3/20/18 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.
If you’ve ever been inside a building that has utilized wood as part of the architectural structure and wondered how that was possible, the answer is autoclaving.
Many people enjoy the look and feel of a log cabin, a home with wood features, or other buildings constructed of beautiful pieces of natural looking wood.
But the reality is that wood is susceptible to the elements and will naturally deteriorate, leaving the home or building unsuitable for living.
When wood is exposed to external factors like weather and insects, it begins to decompose. A home or building can quickly be deemed uninhabitable if the wood and timber are decaying.
Here’s what you need to know about autoclave wood treatment.
Autoclave-treated wood is typically used for building timber, door frames, window frames, shutters, and other wooden materials.
The process of using an autoclave for timber impregnation is fairly simple.
Using an autoclave for timber impregnation, the wood lasts longer without the natural look or content of the wood being affected.
The autoclave process is an environmentally-friendly choice for preserving the wood.
This process is perfect for constructing beautiful buildings, homes, and other structures that maintain the natural beauty of the wood while increasing its durability in the elements.