Skip to Main Content
On the measurement of fiber orientation in fiberboardAuthor(s): Otto Suchsland; Charles W. McMillin
Source: Forest Products Journal 33(10):39-42
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
PDF: Download Publication (856 KB)
DescriptionAn attempt to measure the vertical component of fiber orientation in fiberboard is described. The experiment is based on the obvious reduction of the furnish fiber length which occurs by cutting thin microtome sections of the board parallel to the board plane. Only when no vertical fiber orientation component is present will the fibers contained in these sections have the same average length as the fibers in the board at large. Increasing deviation of fiber alignment from the board plane will result in shorter fiber lengths in the microtome sections.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationSuchsland, Otto; McMillin, Charles W. 1983. On the measurement of fiber orientation in fiberboard. Forest Products Journal 33(10):39-42
- Influence of forming conditions on fiber tilt
- Impact toughness of cellulose-fiber reinforced polypropylene : influence of microstructure in laminates and injection molded composites
- Relationship between Fiber Furnish and the Structural Performance of MDF
XML: View XML