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    Author(s): Charles W. McMillin
    Date: 1984
    Source: Forest products Journal 34(7/8):60-69
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    This exploratory study evaulates the potential of using an automatic image analysis method to measure percent wood failure in plywood shear specimens. The results suggest that this method my be as accurate as the visual method in tracking long-term gluebond quality. With further refinement, the method could lead to automated equipment replacing the subjective visual method now used throughout the industry.

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    McMillin, Charles W. 1984. Evaluating wood failure in plywood shear by optical image analysis. Forest products Journal 34(7/8):60-69

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