How to prevent moldy bamboo products?
30 July 04

What should I do if my bamboo products become moldy? Bamboo products refer to products produced from bamboo as raw materials for production and processing. Many products are daily commodities such as bamboo chopsticks, bamboo skewers, bamboo steamers, bamboo mats, teacup mats, bamboo cutting boards, curtains, bamboo furniture, bamboo flooring, and bamboo carvings. Other crafts or bamboo charcoal crafts. People who use bamboo products often will find it easy to mold.

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First, the cause of moldy bamboo products:

The main moulds that have occurred in bamboo products are Penicillium, Aspergillus, Black Rhizopus, Pink single-ended and mildew, bamboo mildew, which is mainly caused by the growth and reproduction of surface moulds, bamboo contains sugars that can be used by molds, and starch is used as a nutrient. Source, related molds have amylases, cellulose molds, which can be decomposed and used, especially bamboo products used outdoors require special attention to anti-mildew treatment.

Second, bamboo products anti-mildew method;

1, storage environment needs to be relatively dry, to avoid rain and damp conditions.

2, anti-mildew treatment:

Method one: If the bamboo material needs to be treated with pressure anti-corrosion and anti-mildew, it can add 1% anti-mold agent AEM-5700F2.

Second, if the soaking process, you can add 2% anti-mould agent AEM-5700F2 in the soaking liquid. After soaking, it has good anti-mildew effect.

Method 3: If water-based paint is to be used on the surface, add 1 M-5700L to the water-based paint for anti-mildew treatment.