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Title: ASTM Committee D-7 : Wood : promoting safety and standardization for 100 years

Author: Green, David W.; Ethington, Robert L.;

Date: 2004

Source: Forest products journal. Vol. 54, no. 9 (Sept. 2004): Pages 8-18

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: In October 2004, Committee D-7 on Wood of the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) is celebrating 100 years of contributions to the safe and efficient use of wood as a building material. Born during a period of rapid social, economic, and technological change, the Committee faced controversial issues and the challenge of a changing forest resource. This article highlights the technical and economic challenges we have faced over the years, discusses some of the controversial decisions, and speculates on future challenges.

Keywords: Wood resources, standardization, safety, wood products, ASTM, American Society for Testing and Materials

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Green, David W.; Ethington, Robert L. 2004. ASTM Committee D-7 : Wood : promoting safety and standardization for 100 years. Forest products journal. Vol. 54, no. 9 (Sept. 2004): Pages 8-18

 


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