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Title: Physio-mechanical properties of particle boards from agro-wastes
Authors: Ghosh, Sujit Kumar
Sengupta, Surajit
Naskar, Malay
Keywords: Date palm leaf;Impact strength;Jute stick;Particle board;Sound insulation;Swelling;Tensile strength;Thermal insulation
Issue Date: May-2010
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: This study presents particle boards made from low cost agro-wastes (date palm leaf and jute stick). Particle boards from jute stick, date palm leaf and their blends offered higher sound transmission loss, higher thermal insulation and lower swelling than plywood. Date palm leaf particle board showed highest strength, whereas board based on blend (1:1) of date palm leaf and jute stick gave highest impact strength.
Page(s): 396-400
ISSN: 0975-1084 (Online); 0022-4456 (Print)
Appears in Collections:JSIR Vol.69(05) [May 2010]

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