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Chapter 8:Properties of red maple laminated veneer lumberAuthor(s): Robert J. Ross; Xiping Wang; Brian K. Brashaw; John W. Forsman; John R. Erickson
Source: Undervalued hardwoods for engineered materials and components. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society ; Marquette, MI : Northern Initiative, [c2005]: Pages 87-92.
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DescriptionThe purpose of the work reported in this chapter was to examine the flexural properties of LVL manufactured from ultrasonically rated red maple veneer sheets. The specific objectives were: 1. to determine the flatwise and edgewise bending properties of ½ inch-(1.3-cm-) thick red maple LVL billets, and 2. to examine the relationship between nondestructive parameters of red maple veneer and flexural properties of LVL billets.
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CitationRoss, Robert J.; Wang, Xiping; Brashaw, Brian K.; Forsman, John W.; Erickson, John R. 2005. Chapter 8:Properties of red maple laminated veneer lumber. Undervalued hardwoods for engineered materials and components. Madison, WI : Forest Products Society ; Marquette, MI : Northern Initiative, [c2005]: Pages 87-92.
KeywordsUltrasonic testing, flexure, elasticity, veneers, veneering, elastic properties, laminated wood, testing, red maple, LVL, bending strength
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