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Title: Full-time Or Part-time Kiln-drying? Comparison Of The Energy, Drying Time And Costs

Source: Southern Lumberman, Issue of December 15, 1961 Volume 203, Number 2537; pp. 1-6; 1961.

Author(s): Rasmussen, Edmund F.; Avanzado, Melecio B.

Publication Year: 1961  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: Kiln-drying data were obtained on green 4/4 Northern red oak under three methods of kiln operation: (1) Heat, spray, and air circulating systems in continuous operation; (2) part-time operation of heat and spray systems with full-time circulation of air; and (3) part-time operation of heat, spray, and air circulating systems. Two kiln charges were dried under each of the three procedures. The same drying schedules were used for all runs.

Keywords: Drying; Kilns; Drying schedules; Energy cost of production; Operating time; Hardwoods; Intermittent drying.

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 462 kb(s)

Date posted: 01/25/2013
RITS Product ID: 63103

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