Skip to Main Content
Air drying of softwood lumber, Fairbanks, Alaska.Author(s): George R Sampson; Forrest A. Ruppert
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-340. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 12 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
View PDF (1.13 MB)
DescriptionAir-drying rates for two stacks of 2-inch-thick white spruce were observed in the Fairbanks area during summer 1982. The air-drying rate for the same size lumber was also observed during winter 1982-83. Very little drying occurred during the winter. Drying rates in summer were correlated with average daily temperature and average daily dew point to derive predictive equations. A hypothetical mill production and sale schedule are used to show possible effects of kiln drying on required inventory.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationSampson, George R; Ruppert, Forrest A. 1985. Air drying of softwood lumber, Fairbanks, Alaska. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-340. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station. 12 p
Keywordsair dry lumber, white spruce, Alaska (interior), interior Alaska
- Dispersal of white spruce seed on Willow Island in interior Alaska.
- Make way for seedlings: regenerating white spruce in Alaska
- Population response of the northern red-backed vole (Clethrionomys rutilus) to differentially cut white spruce forest.
XML: View XML