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Title: The Kiln Drying of Wood

Source: The Kiln Drying of Wood. In: Moisture in Materials in Relation to fire tests, Special Technical publication Number 385 published by American Society for Testing and Materials; 1965; pp. 38-51.

Author(s): McMillen, John M.

Publication Year: 1965  View PDF »

Category: Conference Proceedings

Abstract: The rate at which wood in the form of rough-sawn sawmill products can be safely dried is determined by its structure and physical properties. Water moves out predominately by diffusion. Drying conditions must be controlled to prevent defects occurring because of shrinkage stresses.

Keywords: kiln drying, wood, world war I, world war II

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 580 kb(s)

Date posted: 01/26/2015
RITS Product ID: 71936

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