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Madison, WI 53726-2398
Phone: (608) 231-9200
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Rebecca E. Ibach
Rebecca E. Ibach

Rebecca E. Ibach

Forest Biopolymer Science and Engineering
Unit: FPL-4707
Research Chemist
One Gifford Pinchot Drive
Madison, WI
United States
53726-2398

Phone: 608-231-9472
ribach@fs.fed.us

Research Interest

  • Woodfiber-plastic composites durability:
  • laboratory and field evaluations
  • Chemical modification for improvement of wood properties
  • Integrated approach to wood protection
  • Solid wood polymer composites


Below are the 63 US Forest Service publications sorted by year. You may re-sort the list by: Title, Date Posted, Category, Publication or Year.

Publication Year: 2018
 
Title: Effects of Teak, Tectona grandis Linn, heartwood extractives against Heterotermes indicola (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae)
Source: Proceedings, IRG annual meeting. The International Research Group on Wood Protection. 1-16.
Author(s) Hassan, Babar ; Ahmed, Sohail ; Mankowski, Mark , E. .; Kirker, Grant ; Ibach, Rebecca ; Misbah ul Haq, Muhammad
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Termite resistance of wood-plastic composites made with acetylated wood flour, coupling agent or zinc borate
Source: In: Proceedings, IRG annual meeting. The International Research Group on Wood Protection. 11 p.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Hadi, Yusuf Sudo; Clemons, Craig M.; Sulaeman, Yusuf
Year: 2018   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2017
 
Title: Adhesives for Achieving Durable Bonds with Acetylated Wood
Source: Polymers. 9(12): 731-743.
Author(s) Frihart, Charles; Brandon, Rishawn; Beecher, James; Ibach, Rebecca
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Laboratory and environmental decay of wood–plastic composite boards: flexural properties
Source: Wood Material Science & Engineering. 54(4): 1-16.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca; Gnatowski, Marek; Sun, Grace; Glaeser, Jessie; Leung, Mathew; Haight, John
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Long term durability of wood-plastic composites made with chemically modified wood
Source: In: Advancements in fiber-polymer composites conference proceedings. Madison, WI: 1-17.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Clemons, Craig M.
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The use of new, aqueous chemical wood modifications to improve the durability of wood-plastic composites
Source: Forty-eighth Annual Meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Protection. 2017 June 4-8; Ghet, Belgium. pp. 1-9
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Clemons, Craig M.; Chen, George C.
Year: 2017   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2016
 
Title: Exterior Decay of Wood-Plastic Composite Boards: Characterization and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Source: Forest Products Journal
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca; Sun, Grace; Gnatowski, Marek; Glaeser, Jessie; Leung, Mathew; Haight, John
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Laboratory and exterior decay of wood plastic composite boards: voids analysis and computed tomography
Source: Wood Material Science & Engineering
Author(s) Sun, Grace; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Faillace, Meghan; Gnatowski, Marek; Glaeser, Jessie A.; Haight, John
Year: 2016   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2015
 
Title: Wood properties influence bond durability
Source: Proceedings of the 5th International Scientific Conference on Hardwood Processing 2015, Sept. 15-17, 2015 pp. 78-84; 2015
Author(s) Frihart, Charles R.; Yelle, Daniel J.; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2015   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2014
 
Title: Chemical Modification of Kraft Lignin: Effect on Chemical and Thermal Properties
Source: BioResources, Volume 9, Number 3, 2047; pp. 5488-5500.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Stark, Nicole M.; Cai, Zhiyong; Frihart, Charles R.; Lorenz, Linda F.; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Decay resistance of wood-plastic composites reinforced with extracted or delignified wood flour
Source: IRG/WP 14-40655, THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GROUP ON WOOD PROTECTION Section 4, Processes and properties, Paper prepared for the 45th IRG Annual Meeting St George, Utah, USA, 11-15 May, 2014 pp. 2-9.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Chen, Yao; Stark, Nicole M.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Fan, Yongming; Gao, Jianmin
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Degradation Behavior and Accelerated Weathering of Composite Boards Produced from Waste Tetra Pak® Packaging Materials
Source: BioResources, Volume 9, Number 3, 2014; pp. 4784-4807.
Author(s) Yilgor, Nural; Kose, Coskun; Terzi, Evren; Figen, Aysel Kanturk; Ibach, Rebecca; Kartal, S. Nami; Piskin, Sabriye
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Magnetic resonance imaging used for the evaluation of water presence in wood plastic composite boards exposed to exterior conditions
Source: Wood Material Science and Engineering, 2014; 18p.
Author(s) Gnatowski, Marek; Ibach, Rebecca; Leung, Mathew; Sun, Grace
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Modern Instrumental Methods to Investigate the Mechanism of Biological Decay in Wood Plastic Composites
Source: IRG/WP 14-40674, The international Research Group on Wood Protection, section 4, Processes and properties, Paper prepared for the 45th IRG Annual Meeting, St George, Utah, USA, 11-15 May 2014; pp. 2-20;.
Author(s) Sun, Grace; Ibach, Rebecca; Gnatowski, Marek; Glaeser, Jessie; Leung, Mathew; Haight, John
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Strength loss in decayed wood
Source: In: the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 2014; pp. 368-371.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Lebow, Patricia K.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Thermal behavior of extracted and delignified pine wood flour
Source: Thermochimica Acta Volume 591, 2014; pp. 40–44.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Gao, Jianmin; Stark, Nicole M.; Fan, Yongming; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2014   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2013
 
Title: Chapter 5:Biological Properties of Wood
Source: In: Handbook of Wood Chemistry and Wood Composites, second edition, CRC press. 2013. pp. 99-126.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Chemically imaging the effects of the addition of nanofibrillated cellulose on the distribution of poly(acrylic acid) in poly(vinyl alcohol)
Source: Polymer, 2013. pp.1-4.
Author(s) Clemons, Craig; Sedlmair, Julia; Illman, Barbara; Ibach, Rebecca; Hirschmugl, Carol
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of environmental conditions on the mechanical properties and fungal degradation of polycaprolactone/microcrystalline cellulose/wood flour composites
Source: BioResources Volume 8, Number 3, pp.3322-3335; 2013
Author(s) Sabo, Ronald; Jin, Liwei; Stark, Nicole; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Field and Laboratory Decay Evaluations of wood-plastic Composites
Source: Forest Prod. J. Volume 63, Number 3/4, pp. 76–87.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Gnatowski, Marek; Sun, Grace
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Moisture and Fungal Durability of Wood-Plastic Composites Made With Chemically Modified and Treated Wood Flour
Source: THE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH GROUP ON WOOD PROTECTION, Section 4, Processes and Properties, IRG/WP 13-40648; 2013; 8 p.
Author(s) Segerholm, B. Kristoffer; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Thermal Properties of Extracted and Delignified Wood Flour for use in Wood-Plastic Composites
Source: In: Conference Proceedings, The Advancements in Fiber-Polymer Composites: Wood Fiber, Natural Fibers and Nanocellulose, May 6-7, 2013 Milwaukee, Wisconsin. 10 p.
Author(s) Chen, Yao; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Stark, Nicole M.; Gao, Jianmin; Fan, Yongming; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2013   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2012
 
Title: Chapter 16 Lumen Modification
Source: In: Second edition of the Handbood of wood Chemistry and Wood Composites, Chapter 16, Roger Rowell, Editor, by CRC Books, 2013. pp. 599-625.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Rowell, Roger M.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Moisture Sorption in Artificially aged wood-plastic composites
Source: BioResources Volume 7, Number 1, 1283-1293; 2012.
Author(s) Segerholm, B. Kristoffer; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Wålinder, Magnus E.P.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Moisture Sorption, Biological Durability, and Mechanical Performance of WPC Containing Modified Wood and Polylactates
Source: BioResources Volume 7, Number 4, 4575-4585; 2012.
Author(s) Segerholm, B. Kristoffer; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Westin, Mats
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood preservative testing
Source: McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology; pp.317-319; 2012
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca; Lebow, Stan T.
Year: 2012   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2011
 
Title: Durability of PLA-modified wood composites
Source: Proceedings of the 11th international conference on wood and biofiber plastic composites & nanotechnology in wood composites symposium, 2011 May 16-17, Madison, WI. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society, 2011: [3] p. [1 flash drive]
Author(s) Kristoffer, Segerholm B.; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Westin, Mats
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The Use of Esterified Lignin for Synthesis of Durable Composites
Source: In: Proceedings of the 7th meeting of the NORDIC-BALTIC NETWORK IN WOOD MATERIAL SCIENCE & ENGINEERING (WSE) October 27-28, 2011, Oslo, Norway, 2011, pp. 173-178; 2011.
Author(s) Olsson, S.; Ostmark, E.; Ibach, R.E.; Clemons, C.M.; Segerholm, K.B.; Englund, F.
Year: 2011   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2010
 
Title: .Wood Handbook, Wood as an Engineering Material (All Chapters)
Source: Forest Products Laboratory. Wood handbook - Wood as an engineering material. General Technical Report FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 508 p. 2010
Author(s) Bergman, Richard; Cai, Zhiyong; Carll, Charlie G.; Clausen, Carol A.; Dietenberger, Mark A.; Falk, Robert H.; Frihart, Charles R.; Glass, Samuel V.; Hunt, Christopher G.; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Kretschmann, David E.; Rammer, Douglas R.; Ross, Robert J.; Star
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Chapter 8 Wood Durability and Stability Without Toxicity
Source: In: Sustainable Development in the Forest Products Industry; Roger M. Rowell :: Fernando Caldeira :: Judith K. Rowell; 2010
Author(s) Rowell, Roger M.; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Nilsson, Thomas
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Durability of wood-plastic composite lumber
Source: In: McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science & Technology 2010; pp. 113-116; 2010
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Laboratory Evaluation of Borate/Amine/Zinc Formulations in Wood for Fungal Decay Protection
Source: In: Proceedings of the 106 annual meeting of the American Wood Protection Association, Hyatt Regency Riverfront, Savannah, Georgia May 23-25, 2010, Volume 106, pp. 139-145; 2010
Author(s) Chen, George C.; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Performance Enhancement of Wood Surfaces Used in Outdoor Applications: The Effect of Sol-gel Treatment on the Weathering Performance of Solid Wood-polymer Composites
Source: The Fifth European Conference on Wood Modification, September 20-21, 2010. pp. 355-362
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Tshabalala, Mandla A.; Starr, Charles
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Synthesis and Evaluation of Dioctylaminoborate in Wood for Brown Rot Decay Protection
Source: In: Proceedings of the 106 annual meeting of the American Wood Protection Association, Hyatt Regency Riverfront, Savannah, Georgia May 23-25, 2010, Volume 106, pp. 134-138; 2010
Author(s) Chen, George C.; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood Handbook, Chapter 19: Specialty Treatments
Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 19-1 - 19-16. Chapter 19.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2010   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2009
 
Title: Evaluating Physical Property Changes for Small-Diameter, Plantation-Grown Southern Pine after In Situ Polymerization of an Acrylic Monomer
Source: Forest Prod. J. 59(10):64-71.
Author(s) Bergman, Richard; Ibach, Rebecca E.; LaPasha, Constatine; Denig, Joseph
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Understanding Decay Resistance, Dimensional Stability and Strength Changes in Heat Treated and Acetylated Wood
Source: Rowell, R.M., Ibach, R.E., McSweeny, J., and Nilsson, T. 2009. Understanding decay resistance, dimensional stability and strength changes in heat treated and acetylated wood. 2009 European Conference on Wood Modification, April 27-29, 2009, Stockholm, Sweden. Pp. 489-502 (refereed); 2009
Author(s) Rowell, Roger M.; Ibach, Rebecca E.; McSweeny, James; Nilsson, Thomas
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Understanding decay resistance, dimensional stability and strength changes in heat-treated and acetylated wood
Source: Wood Material Science and Engineering, 2009; 1-2: 14-22
Author(s) Rowell, Roger M.; Ibach, Rebecca E.; McSweeny, James; Nilsson, Thomas
Year: 2009   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2008
 
Title: Biological degradation of wood-plastic composites (WPC) and strategies for improving the resistance of WPC against biological decay
Source: Development of commercial wood preservatives : efficacy, environmental, and health issues. Washington, DC : American Chemical Society ; [New York] : Distributed by Oxford University Press, c2008. ACS symposium series ; 982: ISBN: 0841239517: 9780841239
Author(s) Schirp, Anke; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Pendleton, David E.; Wolcott, Michael P.
Year: 2008   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2007
 
Title: Influence of Moisture on Brown-Rot Fungal Attack on Wood
Source: Proceedings of the 3rd meeting of the NORDIC-BALTIC NETWORK IN WOOD MATERIAL SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING (WSE) October 29-30,2007, Helsinki, Finland.ISBN 951-45-9098-8 pp.65-69; 2007
Author(s) Rowell, Ibach, Nilsson
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: What does bonding to modified wood tell us about adhesion?
Source: IN: Bonding of modified wood: proceedings of the 5th COST E34 International Workshop, Bled, Slovenia, Sept. 6th, 2007. Ljubljana : Biotechnical Faculty, Dept. of Wood Science and Technology, 2007. ISBN13: 9789616144179. ISBN: 9616144170. 10 p.
Author(s) Hunt, Christopher G. , Rishawn Brandon, Rebecca E. Ibach, Charles R. Frihart
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood-plastic composites with reduced moisture : effects of chemical modification on durability in the laboratory and field
Source: Ninth International Conference on Wood & Biofiber Plastic Composites : May 21-23, 2007 ... Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society, c2007: ISBN: 1892529505: 9781892529503: Pages 259-266
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Clemons, Craig M.; Schumann, Rebecca L.
Year: 2007   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2006
 
Title: Effect of acetylated wood flour or coupling agent on moisture, UV, and biological resistance of extruded woodfiber-plastic composites
Source: Wood protection 2006 : March 21-23, 2006 ... New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society, 2006: Pages 139-147
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Clemons, Craig M.
Year: 2006   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2005
 
Title: Biological properties
Source: Handbook of wood chemistry and wood composites. Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2005: pages 99-120.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effects of chemically modified wood on bond durability
Source: Wood Adhesives 2005 : November 2-4, 2005 ... San Diego, California, USA. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society, 2005: ISBN: 1892529459: pages 111-114.
Author(s) Brandon, Rishawn; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Frihart, Charles R.
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Lumen modifications
Source: Handbook of wood chemistry and wood composites. Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, 2005: pages 421-446.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Ellis, W. Dale
Year: 2005   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2004
 
Title: Effects of processing method and moisture history on laboratory fungal resistance of wood-HDPE composites
Source: Forest Prod. J. 54(4):50-57.
Author(s) Clemons, Ibach
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effects of processing method and moisture history on laboratory fungal resistance of wood-HDPE composites.
Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 54, no. 4 (Apr. 2004): Pages 50-57.
Author(s) Clemons, Craig M.; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Rapid analysis of the chemical composition of agricultural fibers using near infrared spectroscopy and pyrolysis molecular beam mass spectrometry
Source: Biomass and bioenergy. Vol. 27 (2004): Pages 77-88
Author(s) Kelley, Stephen S.; Rowell, Roger M.; Davis, Mark; Jurich, Cheryl K.; Ibach, Rebecca
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Title: SELECTIVITY OF BONDING FOR MODIFIED WOOD
Source: In: Proceedings of the 27th annual meeting of the Adhesion Society. 2004. pp. 329-331
Author(s) Frihart; Brandon; Ibach
Year: 2004   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2003
 
Title: Application of laboratory fungal resistance tests to solid wood and wood-plastic composite
Source: Plastics in building construction. Vol. 27, no. 2 (Feb. 2003): pages 7-14
Author(s) Clemons, Craig Merrill; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Combined ultraviolet and water exposure as a preconditioning method in laboratory fungal durability testing
Source: Seventh International Conference on Woodfiber-Plastic Composites (and other natural fibers), May 19-20, 2003 ... Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society, 2003: Pages 61-67
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Clemons, Craig M.; Stark, Nicole M.
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Wood preservation
Source: McGraw-Hill yearbook of science & technology 2003. New York : McGraw-Hill, c2003: pages 469-471.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2003   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2002
 
Title: Biological resistance of polyethylene composites made with chemically modified fiber or flour
Source: Proceedings of the 6th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composites Symposium & Workshop on the Chemical Modification of Cellulosics, Portland, Oregon, USA, 2002: pages 574-584.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Clemons, Craig M.
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Effect of Wet-Dry Cycling on the Decay Properties of Aspen Fiber High-Density Polypropylene Composites
Source: In: Sixth International Conference on Woodfiber-Plastic Composites May 15-16,2001 The Madison Concourse Hotel Madison, Wisconsin; pp. 267-270
Author(s) Ibach, Rowell, Lange, Schumann
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Laboratory tests on fungal resistance of wood filled polyethylene composites
Source: ANTEC 2002 Annual Tecnical Conference : May 5-9, 2002, San Francisco, CA. : conference proceedings. Volume II, Materials. S.l. : Society of Plastics Engineers, 2002: p. 2219-2222
Author(s) Clemons, Craig M.; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Title: The effect on biological and moisture resistance of epichlorohydrin chemically modified wood
Source: Thirty-third annual meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Preservation, 2002 May 12-17, Cardiff, South Wales, UK. Stockholm, Sweden : IRG Secretariat, [2002]: 11 pages.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Lee, Beom-Goo
Year: 2002   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 2000
 
Title: Improvements in decay resistance based on moisture exclusion
Source: Mol. Cryst. And Liq. Crsyt., 2000. 353: 23-33.
Author(s) Rowell, Roger M.; Ibach, Rebecca E.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Title: Termite and fungal resistance of in situ polymerized tributyltin acrylate and acetylated Indonesian and USA wood
Source: [The International Research Group on Wood Preservation. Section 3, Wood Protecting Chemicals : 31st annual meeting, Kona, Hawaii, USA, 14-19 May 2000. Stockholm, Sweden : IRG Secretariat, 2000].:13 p. : ill.
Author(s) Ibach, Rebecca E.; Hadi, Yusuf Sudo.; Nandika, Dodi.; Yusuf, Sulaeman.; Indrayani, Yuliati.
Year: 2000   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1992
 
Title: Effect of salt water evaporation on tracheid separation from wood surfaces
Source: Forest Products Journal, Vol. 42, No. 7/8: 1992 ; pp.57-59
Author(s) Johnson, Bruce R.; Ibach, Rebecca E.; Baker, Andrew J.
Year: 1992   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1991
 
Title: Characteristics of Cotton Cellulose Depolymerized by a Brown-Rot Fungus, by Acid, or by Chemical Oxidants
Source: Holzforschung, Vol. 45, 1991, No. 4, pp. 239-244
Author(s) Kirk, T. Kent; Ibach, Rebecca; Mozuch, Michael D.; Conner, Anthony H.; Highley, Terry L.
Year: 1991   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1989
 
Title: Effect of Brown-Rot Fungi on Cellulose
Source: BIODETERIORATION RESEARCH
Author(s) Highley, T.L.; Kirk, T.K.; Ibach, R.
Year: 1989   view abstract, download publication »
Publication Year: 1988
 
Title: Properties of Cellulose Degraded by the Brown-Rot Fungus, Postia plancenta
Source: The International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Document No.: IRG/WP/1350. 1988.
Author(s) Highley, Terry L.; Ibach, Rebecca; Kirk, T.Kent
Year: 1988   view abstract, download publication »
 
Publication Year: 2011
Surface color of modified (B, C, D) and unmodified (A) western red cedar before (0 h) and after (720 h) of artificial weathering in a WeatherOmeter. Steve Schmieding, Forest Service
Highlight ID: 305
Lumen filling and sol-gel reinforcement of the wood cell wall

FPL researchers used a two-prong strategy to enhance weathering properties of wood. This dual treatment showed promise in protecting wood against the combined effects of sunlight and moisture. ...

 
Publication Year: 2010

Highlight ID: 170
Centennial Edition, Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material

The Wood Handbook—Wood as an Engineering Material serves as a primary reference document for a wide variety of users-from the general public through architects and design engineers who use wood in highly engineered structures. ...

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Rebecca Ibach, FPL research chemistBiological Properties of Wood

Rebecca Ibach, research chemist at FPL, has written a chapter for the new edition of the Handbook of Wood Chemistry and Wood Composites (2nd ed., 2013) titled Biological Properties of Wood...

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