Effect of laboratory-accelerated aging treatment on the ultimate strength of a 4-sided MDF kitchen cabinet

@inproceedings{Fathollahzadeh2013EffectOL,
  title={Effect of laboratory-accelerated aging treatment on the ultimate strength of a 4-sided MDF kitchen cabinet},
  author={Ali Fathollahzadeh and Ali Akbar Enayati and Yusuf Ziya Erdil},
  year={2013}
}
In this study, 4-sided rectangular full-size cabinets from 2 types of medium-density fiberboard (MDF; melamine-coated MDF with edge band and uncoated MDF without edge band) were manufactured and tested. Screws with nominal size of 4 × 40 mm were used for joint fabrication. Cabinets were kept in a conditioned climate chamber for accelerated aging treatment and their maximum load-bearing capacity was measured. Results revealed that approximately one-third of the load-carrying capacity of both… CONTINUE READING

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