Accession Number : ADP003445

Title :   Effect of Temperature, Humidity and Moisture Content on Solid Wood Products and End Use,

Corporate Author : MASSACHUSETTS UNIV AMHERST

Personal Author(s) : Hoadley,R. B.

Report Date : 29 OCT 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : Dimensional changes in response to normal climatic and seasonal variation in relative humidity in heated buildings is a predominant problem during both manufacture and consumer use of solid wood products. Environmental control should be considered in production, but for items in service, proper design and moisture retarding finishes offer best protection. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Wood, *Moisture content, Humidity, Temperature, Sizes(Dimensions), Buildings, Production, Water repellents, Finishes, Control, Environments, Symposia

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE