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Australian hardwood drying best practice manual. Part 2

Nolan, G. and Innes, T. and Redman, A. and McGavin, R. (2003) Australian hardwood drying best practice manual. Part 2. Manual. Forest & Wood Products Research and Development Corporation.

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Publisher URL: http://www.fwpa.com.au

Abstract

This manual is a guide to establishing a set of operations to achieve high grade results in product quality and recovery, flexibility, innovation, cost, and competitiveness.

The manual outlines:
- economic and feasible technologies for increasing recovery and reducing avoidable loss during processing, from the log to the finished board, and
- mechanisms that allow production value to be optimised in different sized mills.

Part 2 includes sections 8 to 17: Air drying, pre-drying, reconditioning, controlled final drying, dry milling, storage, information assessment, drying quality assessment, moisture content monitoring, glossary.

Part 1 Link: http://era.deedi.qld.gov.au/3138
Covers sections 1 to 7: Drying overview and strategy, coupe, log yard, green mill, green pack, bioprotection, rack timber.

Item Type:Monograph (Manual)
Funders:The FWPRDC is jointly funded by the Australian forest and wood products.
Corporate Creators:Forest and Wood Products Australia, Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI), School of Architecture, University of Tasmania
Projects:FWPA PN01.1307
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Additional Information:Reproduced with permission. © 2010 Forest and Wood Products Australia.
Keywords:Final Report ; Wood; timber; drying; seasoning; best practice; kiln schedule; hardwood; Australia.
Subjects:Forestry
Deposited On:10 Apr 2012 00:50
Last Modified:11 Feb 2016 03:45

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