Table of Contents
Coatings, Volume 10, Issue 6 (June 2020) – 98 articles
- Issues are regarded as officially published after their release is announced to the table of contents alert mailing list.
- You may sign up for e-mail alerts to receive table of contents of newly released issues.
- PDF is the official format for papers published in both, html and pdf forms. To view the papers in pdf format, click on the "PDF Full-text" link, and use the free Adobe Reader to open them.
Cover Story (view full-size image) Wood was the second material to be considered for building. In addition to its good technical [...] Read more. Wood was the second material to be considered for building. In addition to its good technical properties, people quickly recognized that it has esthetic value as well. These properties stood out even more since tropical tree species, wood with different structure, coloring, and diverse annual circles, started to be used. In order to ensure a safe application of tropical wood in buildings, it is necessary to get acquainted with the properties of tropical tree species related to fire protection. Some of the accompanying (accessory) substances in tropical wood accelerate its ignition and complicate the extinguishing process. Moreover, the application of a fire retardant onto the surface of tropical tree species and its fixation is not standard compared to central European tree species. This this article focuses on the relation between fire retardants and the selected tropical tree species. View this paper