TITLE

Decay resistance and microscopic analysis of wood-cement composites

AUTHOR(S)
Goodell, B.; Daniel, G.
PUB. DATE
November 1997
SOURCE
Forest Products Journal;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 47 Issue 11/12, p75
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a study of three commercially produced wood cement composites for decay resistance against the brown-rot fungus Gloeophyllum trabeum and the white-rot fungus Trametes versicolor. Microscopic examination of the wood and cement portions of a selected set of the composites after decay testing to determine the mode of fungal attack; Increase in carbonation in cement
ACCESSION #
249972

 

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