A Note On Assessing The Deterioration Of Thin Wood Veneers During Weathering

P. D. Evans

Abstract


Weight loss was used to assess the deterioration of thin wood veneers during weathering. Significant weight losses resulting from degradation of the lignocellulosic matrix rather than from losses of water-soluble extractives occurred during exposure.

Keywords


Radiata pine;weathering;weight loss;lignin;polysaccharides;solubility

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