Modelling Direct Current Resistivity Of Wood Polymer Composites


  • Ian D. Hartley
  • Marc H. Schneider


Wood polymer composite, WPC, resistivity, geometrical model, rule of mixtures model


Resistivity of wood and treated wood decreased with increasing MC and increasing polymer loading. A rule of mixtures model using decreasing resistivities of polymer and wood with increase in MC agreed reasonably with experimental results.


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