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Overview

Lifespan® Solid Select at a glance

Wood has long been the choice of builders. It is beautiful, versatile and easy to work with. However, wood in an exterior situation is also subject to rot, fungal decay and insect attack. With LIFESPAN SOLID SELECT pressure treated, primed boards, wood now comes with long-lasting durability and low-maintenance peace of mind.

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Environmental

LIFESPAN SOLID SELECT is manufactured with radiata pine from environmentally certified pine tree farms. Our processing mills are certified by the FSC® (www.fsc.org), demonstrating that they meet strict environmental, social, and economic standards.

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Preservative

LIFESPAN SOLID SELECT has been treated with Vacsol™ Azure, a solvent-based (non-aqueous), colorless, organic (metal free) wood preservative (LOSP-Light Organic Solvent Preservative), supplied by Arch Wood Protection (NZ) – a Lonza company

Download Lonza Vacsol™ Azure Wood Preservative Information

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Primer

LIFESPAN SOLID SELECT factory-applied two-coat alkyd primer system further protects against water infiltration and weathering. The first full primer coat provides deep penetration and high film build to provide water repellence and to limit cracking. The second primer coat acts as an undercoat, providing a smooth, even, defect-free surface for topcoating. The primers used in LIFESPAN SOLID SELECT are supplied by PPG Industries.

 

Quality

Material

Manufactured from C & Better Select grade kiln dried, tree farmed, radiata pine – however minor blemishes that will not be visible through a paint coat or affect performance are permitted.

Treatment

Solvent treated with active ingredients tebuconazole, propiconazole and permethrin to 0.08%m/m total azole average (0.06%m/m minimum). 

Treatment is in accordance with NZS3640 and AS 1604.1:H3 standards (0.06% minimum), which exceed AWPA requirements (0.0185% minimum).

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Product range

LIFESPAN SOLID SELECT products are suitable for a range of interior and exterior above ground building applications.

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Downloads

LIFESPAN SOLID SELECT Brochure

LIFESPAN SOLID SELECT Manual

Material Safety Data Sheet - LIFESPAN SOLID SELECT

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