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Title: Wood-Based Composite Board

Source: In: Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites, Second Edition. Edited by Luigi Nicolais and Assunta Borzacchiello. John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Published 2012 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2012; 11 p.

Author(s)Cai, Zhiyong

Publication Year: 2012  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles
Associated Research Project(s):   FPL-4706-2B

Abstract: The term wood-based composite is used to describe any wood material bonded together with adhesives. The basic wood elements in the production of wood-based composites can be in a great variety of sizes and geometries: fibers, sawdust, shavings, larger particles composed of many fibers, flakes, strands (Fig. 1), and veneers. These elements can be used alone or in combination. The choice is almost unlimited. Wood-based composite boards are made from these wood elements in a panel form.

Keywords: Wood elements; adhesives; additives; oriented strand board (OSB); particleboard; fiberboard; specialty composites; wood-nonwood composites

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 1,962 kb(s)

Date posted: 01/20/2015
RITS Product ID: 71848
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Cai, Zhiyong
Supervisory Research Materials Engineer

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