Dry Cupping – Engineered Hardwood

Dry Cupping – Engineered Hardwood

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Edges of planks are higher than the centers

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Dry cupping

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Dry cupping

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Dry cupping

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Checked humidity and temperature

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Humidifier

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Dry cupping

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Dry cupping- shear or delamination

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Dry cupping

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Dry cupping

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Dry cupping causing separation of veneer

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Dry cupping

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Low Rh

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Dry cupping

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Cupping measurement

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Board edges are higher than the centers

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Board edges are higher than the centers

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What you need to know

The National Wood Flooring Association states the following on page 8 of the 2018 Technical Publication, Problems, Causes and Cures:

Dry Cupping
DEFINITION: A concave or dished appearance of individual engineered flooring planks with the edges raised higher than the center.
CAUSES: …..

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