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FIELDS OF TESTING
ACCREDITED TEST METHODS
Wood testing
 ASTM Standards
  • D143 - Standard Test Methods for Small Clear Specimens of Timber
  • D1037 - Standard Test Methods for Evaluating Properties of Wood-Base Fiber and Particle Panel Materials
  • D2395 - Standard Test Methods for Specific Gravity of Wood and Wood-Based Materials
  • D3201- Standard Test Method for Hygroscopic Properties of Fire-Retardant Wood and Wood-Based Products
  • D5516 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Flexural Properties of Fire-Retardant Treated Softwood Plywood Exposed to Elevated Temperatures
  • D5664 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating the Effects of Fire-Retardant Treatments and Elevated Temperatures on Strength Properties of Fire-Retardant Treated Lumber
Wood preservatives

 AWPA Standards

  • E4 - Standard Method of Testing Water Repellency of Pressure Treated Wood
  • E6 - Standard Method for Determining the Equilibrium Moisture Content of Treated Wood
  • E7 - Standard Method of Evaluating Wood Preservatives by Field Tests With Stakes
  • E8 - Standard Method for Field Tests With Posts
  • E9 - Standard Field Test for the Evaluation Of Wood Preservatives to be Used in Non-Soil Contact (UC3A and UC3B)
  • E10 - Standard Method of Testing Wood Preservatives by Laboratory Soil-Block Cultures
  • E11 - Standard Method of Determining the Leachability of Wood Preservatives
  • E12 - Standard Method of Determining Corrosion of Metal in Contact With Treated Wood
  • E14 - Standard Method of Evaluating Wood Preservatives in a Soil Bed
  • E16 - Standard Field Test for Evaluation of Wood Preservatives to be Used Out of Ground Contact: Horizontal Lap-Joint Method
  • E17 - Standard Method for Determining Corrosion Rates of Metals in Contact With Treating Solution
  • E18 - Standard Field Test for Evaluation of Wood Preservatives Intended for Use Category 3B Applications Exposed, Out of Ground Contact, Uncoated Ground Proximity Decay Method
  • E20 - Standard Method for Determining the Leachability of Wood Preservatives in Soil Contact
  • E22 - Standard Accelerated Laboratory Method for Testing the Efficacy of Preservatives Against Wood Decay Fungi Using Compression Strength
  • E23 - Accelerated Method of Evaluating Wood Preservatives in Soil Contact
  • E24 - Standard Method of Evaluating the Resistance of Wood Product Surfaces to Mold Growth

 ASTM Standards

  • D 1413 - Standard Test Method for Wood Preservatives by Laboratory Soil-Block Cultures
  • D 1758 - Standard Test Method of Evaluating Wood Preservatives by Field Tests with Stakes
  • D 2017 - Standard Test Method of Accelerated Laboratory Test of Natural Decay Resistance of Woods
  • D 2278 - Standard Test Method for Field Evaluation of Wood Preservatives in Round Post-Size Specimens
  • D 3273 - Standard Test Method for Resistance to Growth of Mold on the Surface of Interior Coatings in an Environmental Chamber
  • D 3274 - Standard Test Method for Evaluating Degree of Surface Disfigurement of Paint Films
    by Microbial (Fungal or Algal) Growth or Soil and Dirt Accumulation
  • D 4300 - Standard Test Methods for Ability of Adhesive Films to Support or Resist the Growth of Fungi

 WDMA Standards T.M.1

  • Test Method to Determine Preservative Effectiveness in Preventing Wood Decay

 MTU Wood Protection Group Methods

  • SOP 520 - Above Ground Field Decay Test - Siding Panel Method
  • SOP 540 - Above Ground Field Depletion Test- Depletion Block Method
  • SOP 560 - Ground Proximity Field Termite Test