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Title: The Effect of Air Velocity on Reaching Dry Kiln Saturation Temperatures for Oak

Source: Forest Products Utilization Technical Report No. 11; FPU 11, 1981; 12 p.

Author(s): Bois, Paul J.; Tschernitz, John L.

Publication Year: 1981  View PDF »

Category: Forest Products Utilization Technical Reports

Abstract: Probably the most difficult native furniture species to kiln dry without degrade is oak. It is characterized as a refractory drying species and is prone to checks, honeycomb, and collapse when not handled with care. This article reviews what to watch for when kiln drying oak.

Keywords: kiln drying, air circulation, oak

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 219 kb(s)

Date posted: 08/28/2015
RITS Product ID: 74145

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