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Wood properties affecting finish service life

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Volume 72, Issue 902, pp 35–42

Wood properties affecting finish service life
  • R. Sam Williams
  • Charles Jourdain
  • George I. Daisey
  • Robert W. Springate

  • Educational Feature
    DOI: 10.1007/BF02698003

    Cite this article as: 
    Williams, R.S., Jourdain, C., Daisey, G.I. et al. Journal of Coatings Technology (2000) 72: 35. doi:10.1007/BF02698003

    Wood is a biological material that has widely different properties depending on species, geographic area where the tree grew, the growth conditions, size of the tree at harvest, sawing, and other manufacturing processes. Some of the more important wood properties as they relate to wood finishing are discussed, e.g., growth rate, density, knots, extractives, juvenile wood, grain orientation, and weathering characteristics.


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