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High value timber composite panels from hardwood plantation thinnings.

McGavin, R.L. and Bailleres, H. and Lane, F. and Fehrmann, J. (2013) High value timber composite panels from hardwood plantation thinnings. Project Report. DAFF.

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Abstract

Identifying processing strategies and products that suit young plantation hardwoods has proved challenging with low product recoveries and/or unmarketable products being the outcome of many trials. The production of rotary veneer has been demonstrated as an effective method for converting plantation hardwood trees. Across nine processing studies that included six different plantation species (Dunn’s white gum, spotted gum, Gympie messmate, spotted gum hybrid, red mahogany and western white gum), simple spindleless lathe technology was used to process 914 veneer billets totally 37.4 m3.

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Funders:Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF), Forest and Wood Products Association (FWPA), Engineered Wood Products Association of Australasia (EWPAA)
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Subjects:Forestry
Deposited On:30 Oct 2014 03:53
Last Modified:08 Jun 2015 16:02

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