Evaluation of furfurylated wood for use in the marine environment

  • Cragg, Simon (CoI)
  • Westin, Mats (CoI)
  • Lande, Stig (PI)
  • Rapp, Andreas (CoI)
  • Brelid, P Larsson (CoI)
  • Thygesen, Lisbeth (CoI)

Project Details


Novel laboratory and field assessment of new sustainable and environmentally benign treatments for wood for marine construction

Layperson's description

A new method of treating wood for use in the marine environment is being evaluated in this project.
Short titleMarine Polywood
Effective start/end date1/10/132/10/17

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water


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  • Laboratory and marine trials of resistance of furfurylated wood to marine borers

    Slevin, C. R., Westin, M., Lande, S. & Cragg, S., Oct 2015, Proceedings of the eighth European conference on wood modification . Hughes, M., Rautkari, L., Uimonen, T., Militz, H. & Junge, B. (eds.). Aalto University, p. 464-471 8 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

    70 Downloads (Pure)
  • International Research Group on Wood Protection Annual Conference 2016

    Mats Westin (Presented paper), P Larsson Brelid (Presented paper), Thomas Nilsson (Presented paper), Andreas Rapp (Presented paper), J Dickerson (Presented paper), Stig Lande (Presented paper) & Simon Cragg (Presented paper)

    17 May 2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference