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2021 Holiday Dates

2021

 

 

Christmas

Closed Wednesday 22nd December

re-open Wednesday 5th January 2022

 

Please note we are normally open Saturdays 10 till 11, ocasionally, dependant on staff availability, we may not be open. Please phone Office on 01350 727494 prior to visit to make sure we are open.

timber treated with tanilith E

 

Perthshire Timber Company
Polney Sawmill
Dunkeld Perthshire
PH8 0HU
Tel: 01350 727494
Fax: 01350 728662
sales@perthshiretimber.co.uk
Facebook /perthshiretimber
Debit and Credit cards accepted

Timber pressure treatment

Treated timber in yard
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Perthshire Timber Co. has a pressure treatment plant, in which we can permeate the cut wood for preservation against the elements. The vacuum pressure treatment is offered with a green finish, and utilises Arch Timber Protection's proven Tanalith® E. preservative which is a new generation alternative to traditional CCA-based preservatives (which contained Chromated, Copper and Arsenate - which were very good at keeping the insects and fungi away, but withdrawn by governments) and is a waterborne formulation based upon copper triazole technology. Timber treated with Tanalith® E preservative is known as Tanalised® E treated timber.

Treated Timber
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What are the benefits for you, the customer, of preserving timber? When exposed to certain conditions, in particular when the moisture content is allowed to rise above 24%, timber is susceptible to attack from fungi and insects. The service life of properly treated timber is 5 to 10 times longer than untreated wood. The method of application is in a sealed pressure vessel, to which a vacuum is applied first to open and remove air from the wood cells. Preservative is then forced under high pressure into the timber. After the timber has absorbed the required amount of preservative, all excess fluid is removed from the cylinder and returned to the storage tank for re-use. The Arch Timber Protection website contains a wealth of information and downloadable literature relating to Tanalith® E. Please visit www.archtp.com for further details.

The Arch Timber Protection website contains a wealth of information and downloadable literature relating to Tanalith® E.

 

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