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    Author(s): Howard N. Rosen
    Date: 1978
    Source: Research Note NC-242. 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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    Southern pine and Douglas-fir boards, containing both heart- and sapwood and 1.75 inches thick, were jet dried at temperatures from 160 to 400 F and air velocities from 3,000 to 9,000 fmp. Jet drying was more effective for southern pine than for Douglas-fir.

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    Citation

    Rosen, Howard N. 1978. Jet Drying of Southern Pine and Douglas-Fir: Exploratory Study. Research Note NC-242. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    Pseudotsuga taxifolia, high temperature, shrinkage, drying defects, softwood

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