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Do petroleum-based protective coatings add fuel value to slashAuthor(s): James L. Murphy; Charles W. Philpot
Source: Res. Note PSW-RN-081. Berkeley, CA: California Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 3 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Southwest Research Station
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DescriptionAsphalts and wax emulsions have been recommended as protective coatings to help obtain clean, safe burns in slash disposal work. Fuel value determinations in the laboratory indicate that such coatings add little to the fuel value of slash.
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CitationMurphy, James L.; Philpot, Charles W. 1965. Do petroleum-based protective coatings add fuel value to slash. Res. Note PSW-RN-081. Berkeley, CA: California Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture. 3 p
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