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Longitudinal shrinkage in seven species of wood

Robert A. Hann

Longitudinal shrinkage in seven species of wood

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in Madison, Wis .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wood -- Mechanical properties.,
  • Lumber -- Drying.,
  • Wood -- Density -- Measurement.,
  • Wood -- Moisture -- Measurement.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by R.A. Hann]
    SeriesUSDA Forest Service research note FPL -- 0203.
    ContributionsForest Products Laboratory (U.S.), University of Wisconsin.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16021783M

    So What? Design of structure of timber. Barueri: Manole. Almeida et al.

    Also, as the tangential face expands faster than the radial face, which expands faster than the longitudinal direction - flipping the boards, where possible, so that the rates of expansion are most closely aligned helps. New York: Van NastrndReinold, These dimensional changes vary with the species and the orientation of the wood fibres. Strength and stiffness properties of wood esteemed trough the specific gravity, Scientia Forestalis, 65 The next two rows of output give the average final board width 9.

    It may take a few weeks after the heating season starts for the gremlins to show themselves. Or if the panel fits snugly in summer and is then painted or finished after assemblyas it shrinks in winter, unfinished edges of the panel will start to show along the border of the panel. Tangential shrinkage concentric to the growth rings is approximately twice the radial shrinkage perpendicular to the growth rings. Figure 2. The shrinkage coefficient in the longitudinal direction is much smaller than the transverse direction and therefore sometimes ignored. Extreme operating temperature variation might be plus or minus 20 degrees F.


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Longitudinal shrinkage in seven species of wood book

Wood changes dimension as it gains or loses moisture below that point.

Shrinkage of Pressure

However, the wood is gradually reacting with the environment, absorbing or releasing water. In addition, using this method allows the modeling of cup or crown.

Hansen Abstract This Digest discusses the nature of wood shrinkage and its effect on the performance of certain building assemblies. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. The amount of insulation is another factor; the more insulation, the greater the difference in moisture content between the upper and lower chords.

Table 4. The longitudinal shrinkage from green to oven-dry condition is only 0. Verifications of test conditions to determine the compression modulus of elasticity of wood.

Results and Discussion Table 3 present the results of mean values for each property for five wood species studied in this research. In other words, once the moisture content of wood reaches 30 percent no more dimensional changes will occur as more water is added to the wood. As the fasteners are eased out of the wood, a space is created between the drywall and its supports.

The Eucalypt Wood specie Eucalyptus benthamii Matenet Cambage have radial shrinkage, tangential shrinkage and anisotropy coefficient equal to 5. Figure 2. So What? Screw fasteners, which require even less penetration, are affected least.

This technique is more commonly associated with plywood, where plies with perpendicular grain orientation are glued to each other to form a thicker panel. Wood Shrinkage Values The following provides facts about the moisture-shrinkage relationship of wood.

Almeida et al. The initial and final moisture contents of the wood, and the depth of fastener penetration, are the principal factors in determining the amount of outward movement, but subsequent seasonal cycles of moisture content changes can add to the initial movement.

Mechanical restraint: Steel or plastics bolted to the wood can help restrain the wood - but depending on how much the wood needs to move, this could actually bow the wood between the bolts, bend plastics, or rip the bolts out!Byrne and Nagle used seven species of wood in their carbonization studies to cover a wide range of density.

Longitudinal shrinkage was found to be almost a constant (average 22%) for all the wood species, but the shrinkage in the radial and tangential directions varied from species to hildebrandsguld.com by: The longitudinal shrinkage is to %, in contrast to transverse shrinkages, which is %.

Tangential shrinkage is often about twice as great as in the radial direction, although in some species it may be as much as five times as great.

The shrinkage is species dependent and can be typically 5 to 10% in the tangential direction and 2 to. Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied.

There is a way to calculate wood shrinkage and expansion so that you can plan for it and make all your future projects come together perfectly. To calculate wood shrinkage, all you need to know is the species of wood, Board width, average annual change in moisture, and type of.

Jan 21,  · “Wood movement” - or how wood expands and contracts in response to the environment - confuses a lot of folks, yet its a critical consideration in building solid wood furniture that will survive generations. This article consolidates a lot of disparate sources and calculators, providing both a founda.

Longitudinal shrinkage of wood

by Professor Gene Wengert. Q. What factor should we use for calculating longitudinal shrinkage in hard maple strip flooring? A. I do not have any good ideas other than to use the traditional number of % (green to dry) which amounts to about /2 inches per feet.