Kiln Drying

Kiln Drying

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Kiln drying

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Kiln drying

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Kiln drying

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Control samples

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Monitoring moisture content

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Kiln drying

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What you need to know

Kiln drying is a method whereby wood is placed within an insulated closed chamber in which temperature, RH, and air velocity are combined and circulated over the surface of the wood to reduce moisture content (MC). The goal is to dry the wood to an average MC range suitable for its intended usage (in the installed floor), with a minimum amount of degradation, and at a controlled cost.

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