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    Author(s): Christopher G. HuntJoseph E. Jakes; Warren Grigsby
    Date: 2010
    Source: BIOCOMP 2010 : 10th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composites Symposium : 5-8 October 2010 ... [S.l. : S.n., 2010]: p. 216-226.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Adhesives used in wood products sometimes infiltrate, or diffuse into the solid material of, wood cell walls, potentially modifying their properties. These changes in cell wall properties are likely to impact the performance of adhesive bonds. While adhesive infiltration has been observed by multiple methods, the effect on cell wall properties is not well understood. We have evaluated the combination of fluorescent microscopy and nanoindentation to establish the extent of adhesive infiltration and whether the presence of adhesive in the wood fibre causes any mechanical property changes. This paper discusses the preliminary findings of this study.

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    Hunt, Christopher G.; Jakes, Joseph E.; Grigsby, Warren. 2010. Evaluation of adhesive penetration of wood fibre by nanoindentation and microscopy. In: BIOCOMP 2010--10th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composites Symposium. 2010 October 5-8. Banff, Alberta, CAN. [S.l. : S.n., 2010]: p. 216-226.

    Keywords

    Adhesives, glue, plant cell walls, adhesion, chemical reactions, mechanical properties, nanotechnology, radiata pine, wood chemistry, wood anatomy, nanostructured materials, microstructure, microscopy, phenols, formaldehyde, plywood, composite materials, fiberboard, bond strength, bonding, wood bonding, nanoindentation

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