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Title: Wood adhesives : vital for producing most wood products

Author: Frihart, Charles R.;

Date: 2011

Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 61, no. 1 (Jan. 2011): p. 4-12.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: A main route for the efficient utilization of wood resources is to reduce wood to small pieces and then bond them together (Frihart and Hunt 2010). Although humankind has been bonding wood since early Egyptian civilizations, the quality and quantity of bonded wood products has increased dramatically over the past 100 years with the development of new adhesives and wood products.

Keywords: Adhesives, adhesion, glue, gluing, testing, composite materials, standards, forest products, utilization, research, wood strength, review article, durability, bonding, performance testing, bond strength, wood bonding, bondline, forest products research

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Frihart, Charles R. 2011. Wood adhesives: vital for producing most wood products. Forest Products Journal. 61(1): 4-12.


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