The mechanical properties of densified VTC wood relevant for structural composites

@article{Kutnar2008TheMP,
  title={The mechanical properties of densified VTC wood relevant for structural composites},
  author={Andreja Kutnar and Frederick A. Kamke and Milan {\vS}ernek},
  journal={Holz als Roh- und Werkstoff},
  year={2008},
  volume={66},
  pages={439-446}
}
The mechanical properties of densified wood relevant for structural composites were studied. Low density hybrid poplar (Populus deltoides × Populus trichocarpa) was densified using the viscoelastic thermal compression (VTC) process to three different degrees of densification (63, 98, and 132%). The modulus of rupture (MOR) and the modulus of elasticity (MOE) of the control (undensified) wood and of the VTC wood were determined. The bonding performance of the control and VTC wood, using two… CONTINUE READING
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