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Source: In: Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers, Eleventh edition, pp. 6-127-6-129; Chapter 6; 2007

Author(s): Hernandez

Publication Year: 2007  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: Structural panel products are a family of wood products made by bunding veneer, strands, particles, or fibers of wood into flat sheets. The members of this family are (1) plywood, which consists of products made completely or in part from wood veneer; (2) flakeboard, made from strands, wafers, or flakes; (3) particleboard, made from particles; and (4) fiberboard and hardboard, made from wood fibers. Plywood and flakeboard make up a large percentage of the panels used in structural applications such as roof, wall, and floor sheathing; thus, only those two types will be described here.

Keywords: Veneers; veneering; plywood; deterioration; particle board; mechanical properties; composite materials; exposure; performance standards; building materials; panels; physical properties; durability; decay; strength; stiffness; exposure tests

File size: 102 kb(s)

Date posted: 11/20/2009

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