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Chips recovered from waste particleboards by hydro-mechanical methods
2017 (Greek, Modern (1453-))Conference paper, Published paper (Refereed)
Abstract [en]

It was studied the recovery of wood chips from waste particleboards by immersion in water at ambient temperature and by mechanical treatment (agitation and impact, waterblasting). Four different categories of waste particleboards were used, with and without coating, after their reduction in smaller pieces with dimensions of about 7 × 8 cm.  The investigated methods were: (I) immersion for 3 days-impregnation with vacuum and pressure-agitation and impact (II) immersion for 7 days-drying-rewetting for 12 hours-agitation and impact (III) immersion for 3 days-waterblasting. The maximum thickness swelling (about 90%) was achieved by immersing the particleboards in the water for 3 days, and therefore the vacuum and pressure impregnation step can be omitted in practice. Recovery of wood chips was significantly higher (51.54%) in the case of successive wetting and drying cycles compared to simple immersion in water (17.32%). Both these methods I and II, involving agitation and impact for recovering wood chips from waste particleboards, are easily applicable at the industry. Method III with waterblasting resulted in complete recovery of wood chips within a very short time, but its application requires more research

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2017. 331-339 p.
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Wood Science
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URN: urn:nbn:se:lnu:diva-68381OAI: oai:DiVA.org:lnu-68381DiVA: diva2:1149859
Conference
Proceedings of the 18th Hellenic Forestry Congress & International Workshop, 7-11 October, Edessa, Greece
Available from: 2017-10-17 Created: 2017-10-17 Last updated: 2017-10-17

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