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Kiln Size Affects Energy Required to Dry LumberAuthor(s): Howard N. Rosen
Source: Research Note NC-256. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionEnergy requirements for lumber drying kilns can depend on kiln size and range from 18,000 Btu/lb water evaporated for a 10 board food capacity kiln to 1,600 Btu/lb water evaporated for a 100,000 board foot capacity kiln.
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CitationRosen, Howard N. 1980. Kiln Size Affects Energy Required to Dry Lumber. Research Note NC-256. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
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