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Fire Safety Properties of Heat Treated Wood

Author Affiliations

  • 1Faculty of Special Engineering, University of Zilina, 1. mája 32, 010 08 Žilina, SLOVAKIA

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 2, Issue (12), Pages 80-82, December,2 (2013)


Thermal modification of spruce and pine wood has positive impact on its both indoor and outdoor use.Many tests had been done to measure fire safety properties. Heat treated spruce samples reduce the smoke released comparing to untreated sample. Heat treated pine shows opposite effect. Heat treated soft wood has decreased ignition time and heat release when burning. Slightly decreased heat conductivity was measured.


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