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Strength and Durability of Treated Rubberwood

Sambu Potty, Narayanan and Bhaskar, Unni and K.P, Jaya (2005) Strength and Durability of Treated Rubberwood. [Citation Index Journal]

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Abstract

Wood is used for the manufacture of a multiplicity of valuable products. The growing scarcity of wood due to the increased demand has made it prohibitively costly. The use of traditional timber from forests is also non-sustainable. Rubberwood is available from spent rubber trees in plantations in South India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and other places. This paper presents the results of a study on the strength and durability of treated rubberwood. The durability of rubberwood treated with different preservatives and physical properties of rubberwood were studied and the results are reported.

Item Type:Citation Index Journal
Uncontrolled Keywords:Rubberwood; Seasoning; Preservative; Durability; Strength; Structural
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Academic Subject One:Academic Department - Civil Engineering - Structures, materials and construction
Departments / MOR / COE:Mission Oriented Research > Sustainable Development
ID Code:9815
Deposited By: DR NARAYANAN SAMBU POTTY
Deposited On:11 Jul 2013 00:08
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:27

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