Tim-bor Professional - 25 lbs. Timbor can be used as a Dust, Liquid, or Foam. It is water soluble, economical, odorless and can be used in conjnction with fumigation for residual protection. It is formulated with a concern for the environment.
Timbor is only absorbed 1/4 inch into the wood and leaves a white powdery coating. Timbor is a wood preservative that works as an insecticide and fungicide. What is the active ingredient in Timbor?The active ingredient in Timbor is disodium octaborate tetrahydrate, a natural borate compound. What is a borate compound? Borate compounds are derived from mineral deposits that contain the element Boron. These compounds are use in the production of many products including ceramics, glass and medicines and also work extremely well as insecticides and fungicides.
Why is Timbor considered an insecticide and fungicide? Insects are exposed to the active ingredient by eating treated wood or by ingestion while grooming.
Borates are a contact toxicant to fungi. The borates prevent metabolism of food by insects and fungi causing death. Timbor is applied to the surface of bare wood as a liquid. It can also be applied as a dust into void attic and wall void areas for labeled insect control.
How does Timbor work as a wood preservative? When Timbor is applied as a liquid to the surface of bare wood, it diffuses into the wood to make the wood itself toxic to wood destroying organisms such as wood decay fungus or drywood termites.Is Timbor concentrate a liquid? Timbor comes in a powder form that is used as a powder or mixed with water to form a liquid solution. To create a 10% solution mix one pound of Timbor to one gallon of water. This solution must be applied twice to a bare wood surface.
To create a 15% solution, mix 1.5 pounds of Timbor to one gallon of water. This solution can be applied only once to the wood surface. Is Timbor labeled to treat wood decay fungus? Timbor is labeled for the control and prevention of wood decay fungi including white rot, brown rot, poria and wet rots.
Is Timbor labeled for the control of carpenter ants? Timbor is labeled for the control and prevention of carpenter ants by applying Timbor dust into active ant galleries and into areas where ants may enter the structure. What wood destroying organisms is Timbor labeled to control? Timbor is labeled for the control and prevention of drywood termites, wood destroying beetles, wood decay fungi, carpenter ants and termites.Timbor can be foamed using equipment designed for foaming applications. Foaming requires a 15% solution in conjunction with a foaming agent. A dry foam is recommended for best results. Does Timbor affect ornamental plants? Yes, over spray on plants or spills near the plant roots can kill or retard plant growth.
Boron sodium oxide (B8Na2O13), tetrahydrate (12280-03-4) 98%. The item "Nisus Tim-bor Professional 25 lbs" is in sale since Thursday, January 10, 2019.This item is in the category "Home & Garden\Yard, Garden & Outdoor Living\Gardening Supplies\Weed & Pest Control\Weed Control\Herbicides & Fungicides". The seller is "allpestcontrol" and is located in Norcross, Georgia. This item can be shipped to United States.