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Title: Kiln schedules For Foreign Woods

Source: Forest Products Utilization Technical Report No. 2; FPU 2. 1976; 5 p.

Author(s): McMillen, John M.; Bois, Paul J.

Publication Year: 1976  View PDF »

Category: Forest Products Utilization Technical Reports

Abstract: Kiln schedules given in British Forest Products Research Laboratory Leaflet No. 42, "Kiln-Drying Schedules," revised in 1959, are used extensively for foreign woods. These schedules differ somewhat from those in Chapter 8, Dry Kiln Operator's Manual, Agriculture Handbook 188 (1961). Table 1 lists the British schedule recommendations for 4/4 to 6/4 lumber plus the nearest U.S. Dry Kiln Operator's Manual schedule for these sizes, and a suggested U.S. schedule for 8/4 stock.

Keywords: kiln drying, lumber, drying schedules, foreign woods

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 223 kb(s)

Date posted: 08/28/2015
RITS Product ID: 74134

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