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Wykabor 10

Wykabor 10 Preservative Biocide

Aqueous boron based wood preservative and masonry biocide.

  • Suitable for treatment and prevention of wood boring insect attack and fungal attack on wood, including common furniture beetle (Anobium punctatum).
  • Suitable for prevention of fungal attack in sound timbers following removal of sources of moisture.
  • Suitable for eradicant treatment of fungal attack in timbers, in conjuction with Wykamol 40.
  • Suitable for control of dry rot (Serpula lacrymans), moulds, algae, mosses and lichens on masonry.
  • Good penetration.
  • Low odour.
  • Non-flammable.
  • Suitable for application by brush, immersion or coarse spray.
  • Active ingredients: Benzalkonium chloride, Disodium octaborate.
  • COSHH (Control of Substances Hazardous to Health) Regulations 1999 apply to the use of this product. Consult supplier.

More about Wykabor 10 Preservative Biocide

Product reference: Wykabor 10 Preservative Biocide
Function: [Preventative, on timber] 
[Remedial, insect attack on timber; as drawing ___] 
[Remedial, organic material control on masonry; as drawing ___]
[Remedial, fungal attack on timber; as drawing ___] 
- Includes dry rot, wet rot.Application: . . . . . .
Application: [Brush, 0.25 L/m²] 
[Immersion] - For new timber (minimum): 3 minutes. 5–20 L/m³. 
[Spray] - Low pressure: 210–350 kPa. 0.25 L/m².
[Contractor's choice]

Standard Product Features

Preparation:

– General:

  • Thoroughly clean timbers using stiff brush and vacuum.

– Existing timber, insect attack:

  • Check structural integrity of timbers. Remove and replace structurally unsound timbers.
  • Remove paint and other surface finishes which might inhibit absorption of Wykabor 10.

– Existing timber, fungal attack:

  • Eliminate source of dampness and allow timbers to dry before treatment.

– Existing masonry, organic material:

  • Physically remove growth before treatment.

Application:

– Existing masonry, dry rot:

  • 115 mm walls: Apply by brush or spray, one face.
  • 230 mm walls: Apply by brush or spray, both faces.
  • Walls thicker than 230 mm: Drill at 225 mm centres for low pressure injection or gravity irrigation.

– Existing masonry, control of organic material:

  • Initial application by brush or spray. Remove dead growth. Second application by brush or spray.

Decoration:

  • Treated timbers can be overcoated when dry.
  • Treated masonry, interval before plastering (minimum): 48 hours.