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Title: The National Fire Plan - Hazardous Fuel Reduction: Producing Three-Dimensional Structural Products from Underutilized Trees

Source: Forest Products Marketing Unit (FPMU)

Author(s): Forest Products Marketing Unit

Publication Year: 2001  View PDF »

Category: National Fire Plan

Abstract: The goal of this research project is to develop economically viable processes and products that can utilize forest undergrowth and whole tree trimmings from logging operations. Thinning or clearing of these components can be encouraged in the private sector, and costs to the federal government for fire mitigation can be minimized. In a partnership among the Forest Products Laboratory (Madison, WI), Southern Research Station (Pineville, LA), Bolton-Emerson Co. (Lawrence, MA), and Genesis Laboratories, Inc. (Batavia, IL), several technologies are being combined to determine if whole tree material can be utilized to produce value-added structural panel products:

File size: 72 kb(s)

Date posted: 04/27/2009

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