By heating timber to a certain temperature, it is possible to eliminate the presence of pests found in wood. Heat treating is also an alternative to chemical preservatives, as many consumers would prefer chemical-free timber preservation methods.
Heat treatment can also improve the properties of the wood with respect to water: lower equilibrium moisture, less moisture deformation, and weather resistance.
International standard heat treatment
It is in compliance with International Plant Quarantine and Quarantine Measures No. 15 (ISPM15) heat treatment.
The contents include provisions for wood heat treatment and smoking treatment and stamping and brand marking.