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Michael Sanders

Senior Research Associate

Phone: 662-325-8097  Email: mgs3@msstate.edu

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Michael Sanders

2017
Barnes, H.M., L.S. Sites, T.S.F.A. França, M.G. Sanders, F.J.N. França. 2017. Dimensional stability of melamine formaldehyde-treated southern pine. International Research Group on Wood Protection. IRG/WP 17-40774. 5 pp.


2014
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey. 2014. Compression and bending strength of steamed, treated hardwoods. Bioresources 9(1):537-544. Download


2013
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey, C. McIntrye. 2013. Evaluation of Barrier Wrap Systems After 71 Months of Exposure. The International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 13-40631. 12 pp.


2013
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey, C.R. McIntyre. 2013. Barrier systems redux. Proceedings, American Wood Protection Association 109:52-60.


2012
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey. 2012. Supplemental treatments for timber bridge components. Forest Products Journal 61(6):450-458.


2012
Lebow, S., G. Kirker, R. White, T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes, M. Sanders, J. Morrell. 2012. Guide for in-place treatment of wood in historic covered and modern bridges. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, General Technical Report FPL-GTR-205. 50 pp. Download


2011
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey, T.L. Amburgey. 2011. Performance of creosote/chlorothalonil preservatives. International Research Group on Wood Protection, IRG/WP 11-30580, 9 pp.


2009
Barnes, H.M., J. Winandy, C. McIntrye, M.G. Sanders, G.B. Lindsey. 2009. Bending properties from laboratory and field exposures of FRT plywood. American Wood Protection Association 105:272-276. Download


2007
Sanders, M.G., T.L. Amburgey. 2007. Formosan termite research facility for conducting replicated studies on the durability of building components to Coptotermes formosanus. Page 377 in Wood Protection 2006, H.M. Barnes, editor. Proceedings No. 7229, Forest Products Society, Madison, WI.


2006
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2006. The impact of test site and oil contents on the performance of pentachlorophenol-treated wood. Forest Products Journal 56(5):43-47. Download


2005
Barnes, H. M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2005. Performance of zinc-based systems. Proceedings of the American Wood-Preservers' Association 101:47-54. Download


2005
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2005. Performance of copper naphthenate and its analogs as ground contact wood preservatives. Bioresource Technology 96(10):1131-1135. Download


2005
Sanders, M.G., Amburgey, T.L. 2005. Field test site to study destructive Formosan termite. USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, Research in Progress, RIP-4723-002. 2 p. Download


2004
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2004. Performance of zinc-based preservative systems in ground contact. Wood Design Focus 14(2):13-17. Download


2003
Amburgey, T.L., J.L. Watt, M.G. Sanders. 2003. Extending the service life of wooden crossties by using pre- and supplemental preservative treatments, 15-year exposure report. Crossties (May/June 2003). 5 pp.


2003
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, T.L. Amburgey. 2003. Effect of oil content on the performance of wood treated with pentachlorophenol. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 03-30324. 7 pp. Download


2003
Barnes, H.M., M.G. Sanders, T.L. Amburgey. 2003. Field testing of copper carboxylates. Proceedings of the American Wood Preserver's Association 99:166.


2003
Barnes, H.M., T.L. Amburgey, M.G. Sanders. 2003. Field testing of copper carboxylate preservatives. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 03-30322. 6 pp. Download


2002
Amburgey, T.L., J.L. Watt, M.G. Sanders, H.M. Barnes. 2002. Alternative treatments for crossties. Proceedings, American Wood-Preservers’ Association 98: 122-124. Download


2002
Sanders, M.G., T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes. 2002. A new approach to improving wood treatability. Proceedings, Enhancing the Durability of Lumber and Engineered Wood Products. Forest Products Society, Kissimmee, FL. Pp. 91-93.


2002
Sanders, M.G., T.L. Amburgey, S.C. Kitchens. 2002. Strength and finishing characteristics of non-processed and TASK-processed hardwood lumber. Forest Products Journal 52(9):60-62.


2000
Sanders, M.G., T.L. Amburgey, H.M. Barnes. 2000. Innovations in the treatment of southern pine heartwood. International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Doc. No. IRG/WP 00-40172, 6 pp. Download


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