EVALUATION OF A KILN INCORPORATING AN OSCILLATING PLATE AIRFLOW SYSTEM

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Campean, Mihaela; Marinescu, Ion; Ispas, Mihai;
(2003)
  • Publisher: Universidad del Bío-Bío
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4067/S0718-221X2003000200005
  • Subject: drying time | kiln drying | air circulation | Picea abies | moisture content | quality

Boards of spruce (Picea abies) were dried in a pilot kiln with an oscillating plate that provides -"alternating air movement in the stack". The paper outlines the airflow concept and provides results for drying time and quality.It is suggested that the system has certai... View more