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Stress-wave grading techniques on veneer sheetsAuthor(s): Joseph Jung
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-27. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 10 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionA study was conducted to compare stress wave devices and determine the information available from stress waves in veneer sheets. The distortion of the stress wave as it passed a defect indicated that an estimate of the location and size of the defect can be obtained but information regarding wood quality is lost in the areas immediately behind a knot.
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CitationJung, Joseph. 1979. Stress-wave grading techniques on veneer sheets. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-27. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 10 p.
KeywordsWood, veneer, stress wave, defects, nondestructive testing
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