QNAP is an 8% oil-borne copper naphthenate solution that is an EPA-registered, non-restricted/general use preservative also standardized for use by the AWPA (P36). The product is created from recycled copper and an oil refining by-product – making it green from the start. QNAP has performance equal to or better than other oil-borne preservatives, requires no special equipment and the treated wood is not a hazardous waste, which allows for recycling or energy recovery.

QNAP provides these benefits to the pole industry:

  • AWPA U1-11 Section 6D & P36 Standards
  • Disposal Options Include:
    • Recycle and Re-Use
    • Use as an Energy Source
    • Disposal in Approved Landfills
  • The Best Gaff Penetration of All Commercial Pole Preservatives Tested
  • Non-Conductive/Non-Corrosive
  • Reduced After Glow Combustion
  • Poles Don’t Become Brittle
  • Less Drippage and Bleeding in Commercial Experience
  • Clean Handling Characteristics
  • Compatible with Cellutreat Borate Pretreatment

Minimum Retentions

AWPA Standard U1-11 lb./cu. ft. of Cu lb./cu. ft. of Cu
Utility Pole Use Category Southern Yellow Pine Douglas Fir
UC 4A 0.060 0.075
UC 4B 0.080 0.095
UC 4C 0.130 0.150
Piling Use Category    
UC 4C 0.100

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