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Shrinkage and footage loss from drying 4/4-inch hard maple lumber.Author(s): Daniel E. Dunmire
Source: Research Paper NC-24. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionEquations are presented for estimating shrinkage and resulting footage losses due to drying hard maple lumber. The equations, based on board shrinkage data taken from a representative lumber sample, are chiefly intended for use with lots of hard maple lumber, such as carloads, truckloads, or kiln loads, but also can be used for estimating the average shrinkage of individual boards.
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CitationDunmire, Daniel E. 1968. Shrinkage and footage loss from drying 4/4-inch hard maple lumber. Research Paper NC-24. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsshrinkage, footage losses, hard maple lumber
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