Decay resistance and microscopic analysis of wood-cement composites

Goodell, B.; Daniel, G.
November 1997
Forest Products Journal;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 47 Issue 11/12, p75
Academic Journal
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


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