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Jet Drying of Southern Pine and Douglas-Fir: Exploratory StudyAuthor(s): Howard N. Rosen
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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DescriptionSouthern 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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CitationRosen, 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
KeywordsPseudotsuga taxifolia, high temperature, shrinkage, drying defects, softwood
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