Title: Accelerated aging of phenolic-bonded flakeboards
Author: Baker, Andrew J.; Gillespie, Robert H.;
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-GTR-05. Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1978. Pages 93-100
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: Specimens of phenolic-bonded flakeboard, vertical-grain southern pine and Douglas-fir, and marine-grade Douglas-fir plywood were exposed to four accelerated aging situations. These consisted of: 1) Multiple cycles of boiling and elevated-temperature drying, 2) multiple cycles of vacuum- pressure soaking and intermediate-temperature drying, 3) the six-cycle ASTM D-1037 exposure and, 4) continuous exposure to weathering at the Madison, Wis. site. Thickness change and bending strength, bending stiffness, and internal bond strength retention were measured after various numbers of exposure cycles, or time of exposure. The phenolic- bonded flakeboards retained enough strength and stiffness during accelerated aging to indicate they might be used satisfactorily in structural applications where conventional wood products are now used.
Keywords: Phenolic-bonded flakeboards, flakeboards, accelerated aging, southern pine, Douglas-fir
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
XML: View XML
Baker, Andrew J.; Gillespie, Robert H. 1978. Accelerated aging of phenolic-bonded flakeboards. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-GTR-05. Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, 1978. Pages 93-100
Get the latest version of the Adobe Acrobat reader or Acrobat Reader for Windows with Search and Accessibility