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    Author(s): Roger M. Rowell
    Date: 1999
    Source: Wood handbook : wood as an engineering material. Madison, WI : USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 1999. General technical report FPL ; GTR-113: Pages 19.1-19.14
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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    Description

    Many specialty treatments can be applied to wood to either improve its performance or change its properties. Treatments addressed in this chapter are those that make permanent changes in the shape of a wood product, improvements in dimensional stability, or improvements in performance through combinations with nonwood resources.

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    Citation

    Rowell, Roger M. 1999. Specialty treatments. Wood handbook : wood as an engineering material. Madison, WI : USDA Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory, 1999. General technical report FPL ; GTR-113: Pages 19.1-19.14

    Keywords

    Composite boards, improved wood, plasticized wood, treatment, wood properties, stability, shape, bending

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