Strength and Durability of Treated Rubberwood

Sambu Potty, Narayanan and Bhaskar, Unni and K.P, Jaya (2005) Strength and Durability of Treated Rubberwood. [Citation Index Journal]

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Wood is used for the manufacture of a multiplicity of valuable products. The growing scarcity of wood due to the
increased demand has made it prohibitively costly. The use of traditional timber from forests is also non-sustainable.
Rubberwood is available from spent rubber trees in plantations in South India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia and other places.
This paper presents the results of a study on the strength and durability of treated rubberwood. The durability of
rubberwood treated with different preservatives and physical properties of rubberwood were studied and the results are

Item Type: Citation Index Journal
Uncontrolled Keywords: Rubberwood; Seasoning; Preservative; Durability; Strength; Structural
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments / MOR / COE: Research Institutes > Institute for Sustainable Building
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2013 00:08
Last Modified: 19 Jan 2017 08:27

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