Accession Number:

AD0667175

Title:

STEAM POST-TREATMENTS TO REDUCE THICKNESS SWELLING OF PARTICLEBOARD (EXPLORATORY STUDY).

Descriptive Note:

Forest Service research note,

Corporate Author:

FOREST PRODUCTS LAB MADISON WIS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

29.0

Abstract:

For post-treatment, special apparatus was designed for a small hotpress so that particleboards could be steamed, with or without restraint against thickness swelling. Ten-minute treatments at 360F saturated steam, without restraint, were exceedingly effective in removing springback. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Wood, Paper and Related Forestry Products

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE