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Swelling of wood
SummaryThe rate and maximum swelling of several North American wood species in water have been obtained with a computer interfaced linear variable displacement transformer. Since wood swellsExpand
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Swelling of Wood. Part II. Swelling in Organic Liquids
The rate and maximum swelling of several North American wood species in 40 organic liquids have been obtained with a computer interfaced linear variable displacement transformer. Since wood swellsExpand
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Wetting of wood
SummaryThermodynamic work of adhesion, contact angle, wettability and acid-base contributions of the wetting of four North American wood species were determined using the Wilhelmy technique. TheExpand
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Chemical Modification of Wood by Acetylation or Furfurylation: A Review of the Present Scaled-up Technologies
Significant developments in the area of wood modification have been achieved during the last three decades. These developments can be attributed to increased environmental concerns, the escalatingExpand
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Wood modification technologies - a review
Abstract: The market for new durable products of modified wood has increased substantially during the last few years, especially in Europe. This increased interest depends partly on the restrictedExpand
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Evaluation of mold, decay and termite resistance of pine wood treated with zinc- and copper-based nanocompounds
Abstract In this work, the resistance of black pine wood ( Pinus nigra L.) vacuum-treated with zinc oxide, zinc borate and copper oxide nanoparticles against mold and decay fungi and the subterraneanExpand
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Adhesive systems used in the European particleboard, MDF and OSB industries*
ABSTRACT In this work, the adhesive systems used today in the European industries of particleboard, medium density fibreboard (MDF) and oriented strand board (OSB) are discussed. The structure ofExpand
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PHYSICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF BEECH WOOD HARVESTED IN THE GREEK PUBLIC FORESTS
This work reports on the properties of beech wood, one of the most important hardwood species, harvested in the Greek public forests. The physical and mechanical properties of two beech species,Expand
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Swelling of compressed cellulose fiber webs in organic liquids
Maximum liquid-holding capacities of various compressed fibers in water and in a series of various organic liquids have been investigated. The maximum liquid-holding capacity versus bulk densityExpand
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