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Title: Wood Handbook, Chapter 11: Wood-Based Composite Materials-Panel Products- Glued-Laminated Timber, Structural Composite Lumber, and Wood-Nonwood Composite Materials

Source: General Technical Report FPL-GTR-190. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory: 11-1 - 11-28. Chapter 11.

Author(s)Stark, Nicole M.; Cai, Zhiyong; Carll, Charlie G. ;

Publication Year: 2010  View PDF »

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Category: General Technical Reports
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4706-1A  FPL-4723-1

Abstract: The term composite is being used in this chapter to describe any wood material adhesively bonded together. Wood-based composites encompass a range of products, from fiberboard to laminated beams. Wood-based composites are used for a number of nonstructural and structural applications in product lines ranging from panels for interior covering purposes to panels for exterior uses and in furniture and support structures in buildings (Fig. 11-1). Maloney (1986) proposed a classification system to logically categorize the array of wood-based composites. The classification in Table 11-1 reflects the latest product developments.

Keywords: Composite materials, wood-plastic composites, particle board, panels, plywood, standards, adhesives, glue, fiberboard, performance standards, laminated wood, veneers, veneering, thermoplastic composites, hardboard, composite wood, wood-plastic materials, oriented strandboard, OSB, gluing, glulam timbers, bonding, parallel strand lumber

Publication Review Process: Informally Refereed (Peer-Reviewed)

Date posted: 06/21/2010

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RITS Product ID: 35898
Current FPL Scientists associated with this product (listed alphabetically)
Cai, Zhiyong
Supervisory Research Materials Engineer
Stark, Nicole M.
Research Chemical Engineer
 

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