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Title: Coefficient of friction of dry slash pine and southern red oak on three tension-grip facings

Author: Lemoine, Truett J.; Koch, Peter;

Date: 1974

Source: Wood Science, Vol. 7(3): 182-184

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: A urethane material proved to have nine times higher static friction coefficient (0.9) than smooth steel (0.1) on radial and tangential wood surfaces pulled parallel to the grain. It is probably superior to 220-grit garnet paper or sand coatings for tension-grip facings in lumber testing machines.

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Lemoine, Truett J.; Koch, Peter 1974. Coefficient of friction of dry slash pine and southern red oak on three tension-grip facings. Wood Science, Vol. 7(3): 182-184


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