How to identify decay in a wood cooling tower. Where it occurs, what it looks like, and how to determine if it is in your tower. A review of the incidence in Douglas fir "treated" lumber, and how it can be controlled before and after the tower is assembled.

84-10: Cooling Tower Wood Decay Identification, Current Incidence, and Control

  • Paul R. Puckorius, Puckorius and Associates, Inc.