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2013-09-20 11:28:31

Special microscope used to reveal hidden aspects of plant anatomy Why don't trees "bleed" to death when they are injured? Researchers from Virginia Tech, the Georg-August University of Gottingen, Germany, and the Jackson Laboratory of Bar Harbor, Maine, have discovered how "check valves" in wood cells control sap flow and protect trees when they are injured. The study, featured on the cover of the September issue of the American Journal of Botany, used a special microscope to reveal...

2013-07-12 23:17:54

The success of kilndrying.org was proven when the forum recently passed the 51,000 page view landmark. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) July 12, 2013 Kilndrying.org was founded to provide lumber professionals with a forum for sharing technical and industry information in the area of lumber drying and kiln processes for primary forest product producers. Its success was proven when the forum recently passed the 51,000 page view landmark. The forum has proven to be a positive place for members to...

2013-07-08 23:20:17

The Wagner Meters Forest Products Division is excited to announce that Dr. Phil Mitchell will be joining the industry expert moderator team at Kilndrying.org’s forum. Rogue RIver, Oregon (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 The Wagner Meters Forest Products Division is excited to announce that Dr. Phil Mitchell will be joining the industry expert moderator team at Kilndrying.org’s forum. Dr. Mitchell has over 30 years of industrial and academic experience in wood products and lumber industries, and...

2012-07-07 23:00:13

Kilndrying.org, a forum for the Wood Industry, has added a job posting field to assist mills and wood products manufacturers in finding qualified personnel for wood drying job related positions. Rogue River, OR (PRWEB) July 07, 2012 Kilndrying.org, A forum for the Wood Industry, has added a job posting field to assist mills and wood products manufacturers in finding qualified personnel for wood drying job related positions. To post new job positions, please find the instructions as...

2008-09-13 03:00:11

By Fukuta, Satoshi Asada, Fumihito; Sasaki, Yasutoshi Abstract The impact of holes drilled into air-dried wood specimens was examined in a closed heating system on the deformation fixation process of compressed wood. Holes were drilled into wood to improve steam permeability, and therein, improve manufacturing efficiency in comparison to conventional processes. The impact of drilled holes on the permeability of water in wood was also examined. The deformations of the wood specimens in the...

2005-07-11 22:50:00

Watching lumber dry may be as boring as watching paint dry, but soon, the amount of time needed to dry a piece of wood might decrease dramatically, according to Penn State forest resources expert. Charles Ray, assistant professor of forest resources, devised a process potentially to decrease the amount of time it takes to dry wood products, by combining traditional drying techniques with more modern ones. This process lowers the amount of time needed to dry lumber. "A computer would...


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