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Kiln drying of lumber

G. Bramhall

Kiln drying of lumber

fifteen questions and answers

by G. Bramhall

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Published by Forintek Canada Corp., Western Forest Products Laboratory in Vancouver, B.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lumber -- Drying.,
  • Kilns.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of a publication issued by Western Forest Products Laboratory.

    Statementby G. Bramhall, J.F.G. Mackay and M. Salamon.
    SeriesSpecial publication / Forintek Canada Corp -- SP 3R, Special publication (Forintek Canada Corp.) -- no. SP-3R.
    ContributionsMackay, J. F. G., Salamon, Marian., Forintek Canada Corp. Western Laboratory., Western Forest Products Laboratory (Canada).
    The Physical Object
    Pagination17 p. :
    Number of Pages17
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14199544M
    ISBN 100864880030
    OCLC/WorldCa6825478

    Kiln Drying of Hardwood Lumber; Kiln Drying of Hardwood Lumber. This introductory short course is designed to enable participants to dry hardwood lumber to maximize product quality and value. #WSP-G Be the first to leave a review. Workshops. Skill Level: Beginner, Intermediate. the lumber manufacturing process affects lumber drying quality—from the time logs are felled in the woods until the lumber leaves the unstacker after drying. The IMPROVE Lumber Drying Program is designed to systematically evaluate the drying operation and identify areas contributing to poor lumber product quality, both in the drying operation File Size: KB.

    This book describes the fundamental basis of kiln-drying technology, enabling forest companies to improve their drying operations as high-quality timbers become scarcer and .   Stacking lumber for drying is a critical part of producing quality lumber. Sorting lumber before drying simplifies stacking and also aids in placing material of similar drying characteristics in the same kiln charge. The extent of sorting depends on practical considerations--some sorts are almost unavoidable, whereas others are sometimes omitted.

    It has become a valuable guide for the practical person concerned with the drying in the lumber industry in this time. The book "Kiln drying of Sawn Timber" offers the knowledge potential from decades in a high compact form. Todays products require precise dried lumber . Title: Chapter 05 Stacking and Loading Lumber for Kiln Drying Publication: USDA Agricultural Handbook AH Dry Kiln Operator's Manual Author(s) Simpson Year: View PDF» .


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Kiln drying of lumber by G. Bramhall Download PDF EPUB FB2

At present, no single book adequately covers a basic understanding of wood book satisfies the need for such a work. It describes drying in practice. This the fundamental basis of kiln-drying technology, to enable forest companies to imFrove their drying operations as high-quality timbers become scarcer and of yesteryear can no longer be by: 9 rows  Kiln schedules are used to determine the temperature and relative humidity needed in the kiln.

Drying Hardwood Lumber is an update of a previous Forest Service publication, Drying Eastern Hardwood Lumber by John M. McMillen and Eugene M. Wengert. Both publications contain information published by many public laboratories, universities, and associations, as well as.

Kiln schedules can be classified as general or special. General schedules are intended for drying lumber in-tended for almost any product and will do a satisfac-tory job.

Special schedules are those developed to at-tain certain drying objectives; for example, to reduce drying File Size: KB. Chapter Dry kiln auxiliary equipment (PDF MB) Chapter Inspection and maintenance of dry kilns and equipment (PDF 59 KB) Chapter Stacking and loading lumber for kiln drying (PDF MB) Chapter Kiln samples (PDF KB) Chapter Kiln schedules (PDF KB) Chapter Drying defects (PDF MB) Chapter Operating a dry kiln.

"This book describes the fundamental basis of kiln-drying technology, enabling forest companies to improve their drying operations as high-quality timbers become scarcer and former wasteful practices can no longer be tolerated.

It covers wood structure, moisture in wood, moisture movement and stress development on kiln-seasoning lumber boards. of this publication is to make available to dry kiln operators and others interested in kiln-drying wood, kiln schedules that are completely assembled and written out for ready reference and easy use.

In the majority of cases, the drying schedules are from the world literature, with emphasis on U.S., Canadian, and British Size: KB. This item: Vacuum Kiln Drying for Woodworkers: How to Build and Use a Vacuum Kiln for Drying Wood by Joshua Salesin Paperback $ Ships from and sold by FREE Shipping/5(3).

Drying lumber cannot be rushed and we have found that a controlled, multi-step process yields the best lumber. Drying Lumber For Your Region. Various climates demand different amounts of moisture for stable lumber.

In North America our standard is % for kiln dried lumber. This number may climb based upon your local conditions but properly. The subject of kiln drying lumber is probably one of the most hotly debated subjects in the forest industry today.

It seems that there are as many theories about how lumber should be dried as there are people involved in kiln drying. This is an indication of the complex nature and the many factors that influence the removal of moisture from Size: KB.

This video is a compilation of my series on build my Kiln Chamber for the Woodmizer Dry Kiln. For a detailed explanation of this process click on the link below for the playlist for each part of.

Quality losses in air drying cannot be repaired in the kiln-drying process. Kiln drying of grade hardwood lumber is carried out in a closed chamber or building in. A solar kiln is the simplest and safest way to dry green wood quickly. Because the wood is protected from the elements, this solar kiln offers more control with much less chance of defects than air-drying provides.

Unlike air-drying, it’ll dry wood to the moisture level needed for interior : American Woodworker Editors. ciples of kiln drying and then to show the application of these prin- ciples to the kiln drying of southern yellow pine lumber. Specifi- s Italic numbers in parentheses refer to " Literature cited," p.

4 The Kiln Drying Handbook (5) presents a full discussion of the general subject of kiln drying. Robert McGuffy has headed up the wood-drying sequence at the Anderson-Tully Company's Vicksburg, Mississippi, hardwood-processing facility for decades.

At this complex, the largest of its kind in the U.S., Robert has the responsibility for air-drying, and then kiln-drying, about 70. system other than moisture added by the drying lumber. This method of drying is most popular for oak and other hard to dry species.

Low Temperature Dehumidification Drying Dehumidification drying is a form of kiln drying. With a dehumidifier, moisture is removed from the dryer by condensing the moisture on cold coils.

When the water condenses File Size: KB. The air-drying/kiln-drying combo Air-drying lumber is an inexpensive and easy way to get the wood down to a usable moisture content (MC) for most projects. The downside: you have to wait a year or longer.

The average MC that we found in the samples the day the kiln was loaded was low to mid 40%. Going by the Drying Hardwood Lumber book that is pretty much right where it should be for white ash (Page 65 shows the moisture content for green - white ash; heartwood and sapwood to be 46% and 44%.

Are those numbers listed in the book correct. Kiln dried lumber is lumber that has been heated in a kiln so that it has a low moisture the drying process is complete, the lumber usually has a moisture content of between 6% and 8%, making it significantly dryer than green lumber or air dried lumber.

Many hardware stores and lumber companies stock such lumber for their clients, and this type of wood is ideal for a wide range of. Kiln-drying hardwood lumber Volume no by Frederick Dunlap and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at.

industry practice for drying eastern hardwood lumber, in-cluding dimension items. Accent is on comparing methods for energy-saving management decisions, but practical guid-ance is also given to wood drying personnel. Air drying, accelerated air drying, and kiln drying are covered.

KEYWORDS: Hardwoods, drying, air drying, kiln drying,File Size: 1MB.by Eric Meier. Allowing lumber to passively sit at a given humidity level in order to obtain a desired EMC (air-drying) may be the simplest and least expensive method of seasoning wood, but it is also the very slowest.

Drying times can vary significantly depending upon wood species, initial moisture level, lumber thickness, density, ambient conditions, and processing techniques.At present, no single book adequately covers a basic understanding of wood book satisfies the need for such a work.

It describes drying in practice. This the fundamental basis of kiln-drying technology, to enable forest companies to imFrove their drying operations as high-quality timbers become scarcer and of yesteryear can no longer be tolerated.