Admixtures and Protective Treatments
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South African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)
keyboard_arrow_upWood Preservation Regulations – Interpretation
South African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)
keyboard_arrow_downWood Preservation Regulations – Interpretation

There are two regulations in South Africa that apply to wood preservation. Both these regulations refer to compliance of SANS 10005, and in order for the reader, end-user, specifier, regulating authority etc. to fully understand the interpretation or intent of each regulation, one needs to read it in context with the relevant clauses given in SANS 10005, The preservative treatment of timber. SANS 10005 (previously SABS 05) is the code of practice that was developed many years ago as a guidance document on all matters pertaining to wood preservation, i.e. wood preservative types, processes, methods, treatment requirements, hazard classifications, reference to the relevant product specifications, handling precautions etc. SANS 10005 is commonly referred to by industry as “the bible” of wood preservation...

South African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)
keyboard_arrow_upCCA Treated Timber
South African Wood Preservers Association (SAWPA)
keyboard_arrow_downCCA Treated Timber

CCA (Copper-Chrome-Arsenate) is an industrial wood preservative and is widely used in South Africa. When applied to timber it enhances the durability by preserving it against biological deterioration such as insect attack (wood borer and termites) and fungal decay (rot). In South Africa only CCA Type C is allowed to be used as it is internationally recognised as the most stable and effective type, i.e. apart from its efficacy as a timber preservative, it successfully fixes to the lignocellulose material in wood. CCA may only be applied by industrial high pressure process from where the familiar term “pressure treated wood” hails from.

Rubio Monocoat SA
Rubio Monocoat SA Rubio Monocoat Oil:Wood protection based on molecular bonding technology.Rubio Monocoat is the reference when it comes to high quality and environmentally friendly wood protection. Due to its advanced molecular bonding technology, Rubio Monocoat Oil has the following qualities:
  • Durable colour and protection of the wood in one single layer
  • Economical
  • The first and only oil in the world that doesn’t contain VOCs or water
  • Very easy to apply and maintain
  • Can be applied to all types of wood
  • A great selection of 40 standard colours to choose from
Lonza Wood Protection
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Well known for leading brands such as Tanalith, Antiblu, Wolmanized, Vacsol, Weatherwood and Tanalised, Lonza Wood Protection is the world leader in wood protection products.

Envirotouch cc
Envirotouch cc EnviroTouch has specially formulated and researched the ProNature range offering the purest, environmentally sound alternative, making use of natural elements such as beeswax, plant oils and extracts for treating and maintaining of wood and rock surfaces.
Duram (Pty) Ltd
Duram (Pty) Ltd Duram is a leading producer of specialist paints that improve the appearance and lifespan of your property. With more than 25 years' experience, Duram has earned a reputation for superior quality, smart paint products, including waterproofing solutions, metal treatments, and protective coatings. Duram Waterproofing Whether you need to keep water in, or out, there's a Duram waterproofing product that's perfect for every purpose. Comprising acrylic, polyurethane or bitumen-based solutions, Duram's waterproofing coatings are suitable for every application from roofs to walls, ponds to dams and everything in between. Duram NS Metal Coatings Duram NS Metal Coatings is a proven corrosion combating system that's designed to prevent, reverse, and eliminate rust. Engineered for metal, the range includes rust converters, metal cleaners, primers and topcoats. Duram Protective Coatings Duram also has a wide range of protective coatings to beautify and protect just about any surface, from roof tiles to wood.
A.Shak (Pty) Ltd
A.Shak (Pty) Ltd A.Shak is focused firmly on its core business, manufacturing and supplying building industry chemicals. Led by a small group of passionate and innovative people, A. Shak believes in offering supreme service and superior quality, and continues to strive for excellence with a range of products that are both innovative and highly effective.
Gripseal Chemicals
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GripSeal was established in 1984 in Johannesburg. We manufacture a range of water-based acrylic, sealants and adhesives, brick and slasto sealant, quarry and floor tile sealant, wood sealant in clear and over 30 colours, a weather and waterproofing compound, which dries clear and wood glue. All our products are non-toxic and environmentally friendly.
As all substrates and surfaces contain varying amounts of moisture, it is logical to seal with a sealant that has the same basis. The Gripseal range of unique water-based sealants is based on this concept, and the success of Gripseal is due to the fact that surfaces are sealed from within and not merely by a surfacing coating. The more porous the surface, the better it can be sealed as the substrate is more penetrable.Gripseal’s wide range of products ensure maximum protection for your substrates or surfaces, while at the same time increases aesthetic appeal whether it be at home or in an industrial environment.
Airton Timbers (Pty) Ltd
Airton Timbers (Pty) Ltd Merchant of timber and timber products to the building industry and manufacturer of roof trusses. Builders merchant specialising in prefabricated roof trusses, structural and industrial pine, pine mouldings, laminated pine products, all board products, shutter frames, builders hardware, timber engineering, patent timber connectors.
Drikon (Pty)Ltd
Drikon (Pty)Ltd A.Shak is focused firmly on its core business: manufacturing and supplying building industry chemicals. Led by a small group of passionate and innovative people, A. Shak believes in offering supreme service and superior quality, and continues to strive for excellence with a range of products that are both innovative and highly effective. More of a partner than a supplier, A. Shak aims to continually improve and grow, for its own benefit and for that of the entire industry. Established in 1958, A.Shak started off selling shutter release oil to the construction industry. With time the company developed numerous new products and entered the retail sector approximately 30 years ago, supplying Plasterkey to the hardware industry. In 1999 Colin M
Burmeister & Co (Pty)Ltd
Burmeister & Co (Pty)Ltd Wholesale and retail distributors. Building Materials, fencing and agricultural tools and hardware, building material, steel/tubing, paint, fasteners, household, timber, electrical, gardening, power tools, saddlery.