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Specialty treatmentsAuthor(s): Roger M. Rowell
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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DescriptionMany 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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CitationRowell, 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
KeywordsComposite boards, improved wood, plasticized wood, treatment, wood properties, stability, shape, bending
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