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Title: Wood fuel preparation

Author: Reineke, L. H.;

Date: 1965

Source: Research note FPL no. 090. Madison, WI : USDA, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 14 pages.

Publication Series: Research Note (RN)

Description: This report gives information on the preparation of wood fuel from wood residues and other wood raw materials. Types of wood fuel discussed are cordwood, stovewood, slabwood, kindling, chips, hogged fuel, sawdust and shavings, bark, charcoal, alcohol, and briquets. Related information is given on types of machinery for preparing wood fuel and on possible markets for its sale.

Keywords: Wood chips, sawdust, bark, charcoal, alcohols, wood residues, fuelwood, briquettes, corewood, stovewood, slabwood, kindling, hogged fuel, shavings

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Reineke, L. H. 1965. Wood fuel preparation. Research note FPL no. 090. Madison, WI : USDA, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 14 pages.


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