Italian translation: Chromated Copper Arsenate - Arsenato di rame cromato
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English term or phrase:
Chromated Copper Arsenate - Arsenato di rame cromato
Explanation: Waterborne preservatives utilize water as the carrier fluid during the treating process. The water is evaporated from the wood shortly after treatment leaving behind the treatment chemicals. The most common waterborne chemicals are metal oxides. These chemicals include chromated copper arsenate (CCA), acid copper chromate (ACC), ammoniacal copper arsenate (ACA), chromated zinc chloride (CZC), and ammoniacal copper zinc arsenate (ACZA).
CCA-Type A CCA-Type B CCA-Type C
Chromium as CrO3 65.5% 35.3% 47.5%
Copper as CuO 18.1% 19.6% 18.5%
Arsenic as As2O5 16.4% 45.1% 34.0%
Table I-1: Composition of CCA-Type A,B, and C (AWPA, 1996)