Creosote oils have been used for over a century as a timber preservative and are used in the treating of transmission poles, decking, fencing poles and many other household, industrial and agricultural applications.
It is an extremely cost-effective preservative and, when applied correctly, will protect wood for up to 100 years against insects, fungi, mites and various other pests.
IDR Creosote is manufactured to strict specifications, complying with either the British Standard BS144 Type I or Type II, or the South African National Standard, SANS 616 Type 2 or Type 3.
The plant also produces IDR Creosote Type C (IDR Carbolineum), which is thinner and suitable for brushing applications. In addition, IDR can also supply a customised creosote oil according to a customer's specific needs.