Characteristics of Timbers Dried Using Kiln Drying and Radio Frequency-Vacuum Drying Systems

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Rabidin Zairul Amin; Seng Gan Kee; Wahab Mohd Jamil Abdul;

Heavy hardwoods are difficult-to-dry timbers as they are prone to checking and internal stresses when dried using a conventional kiln drying system. These timbers are usually dried naturally to reach 15% to 19% moisture content with an acceptable defects. Besides long d... View more
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