With timber increasingly being recognised as the ‘go to’ construction material for the future, it is vital that it is specified correctly, explains Lonza.
Ensuring the timber has been sourced from sustainably managed forests is paramount, as is checking it is treated correctly to the specified Use Class.
To provide the very best long-term endurance, that further enhances the environmental credentials of using timber, Lonza Wood Protection has recently launched VACSOL 6118.
With full BPR (Biocidal Products Regulation) authorisation, VACSOL 6118 is a water-based, metal free low pressure preservative treatment.
With an innovative booster technology (known as ‘VAC-VAC’), VACSOL 6118 provides effective long-term protection against fungal and insect attack for Use Class 1, 2 and 3 (coated) timbers. For Use Classes 1 and 2, it can deliver the desired service life of 60 years.
To help timber treaters reduce their carbon footprint, VACSOL 6118 has been designed as an easy-to-use concentrate that is diluted on-site to meet individual business requirements
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