Reinforcement of Wood Materials: A Review
Keywords:Wood materials, reinforcement, mechanical properties
AbstractWood materials have been successfully reinforced in the laboratory but rarely reach commercial markets. Even though this situation may continue for some time, reinforced wood materials should continue to be considered. The changing forest resource guarantees the change in economics of these materials in the future. In this paper, past work in this area is reviewed and a discussion of the future of some reinforced wood products and manufacturing processes is presented.
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