Metal-infused lumber resists water and mold

While lumber certainly has many desirable qualities as a building material, it typically has to be pressure-treated with eco-unfriendly chemicals to keep it from rotting. With that problem in mind, US scientists are working on a greener alternative giving the wood a shot of metal oxide.Continue ReadingCategory: ScienceTags: Wood, Georgia Tech, Metals

Metal-infused lumber resists water and mold

While lumber certainly has many desirable qualities as a building material, it typically has to be pressure-treated with eco-unfriendly chemicals to keep it from rotting. With that problem in ...

Thu 13 Feb 20 from Gizmag

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