Artificial Drying: It consists in subjecting the wood to drafts and an
decreasing moisture content, because air has a higher saturation capacity and
heat, increases the vapor pressure of pore water is thus facilitates
expulsion, having to regulate the sys
OVERVIEW OF WOOD
The wood, hard and durable substance that forms the trunks of trees, was the first material used
by man because of its features such as: ease of formation, low specific weight, nice appearance
and good mechanical, thermal and
DESTRUCTION OF WOOD
The wood undergoes destructive effects of time, depending on their durability:
His gifts of vitality
Its adaptation to the environment in which it is
The time of felling
The action of fungi, bacteria and insects
The treatments that und
Interested in this aspect for the adoption of measures to use because we know that wood is
sawn well before use. The wood is sold by arbitrary unit of measure that can be between us the
most common square foot wooden or (with respect
Growth faults are deviations from the normal development of a tree, especially its trunk. Usually
reduce the utility of the timber, but instead are instances where offer advantages for use, such
as knotty excrescences of logs in the manufacture o
Wood is a material already known prehistoric man, when he built his first shelters to abandon
the caves and tunnels. Despite the developments in the art of construction and application of
new materials, wood is the total of the materials used; of
Has similarity to the plywood as on the outside is the same, but the difference lies in the internal
mass that consists of strips of wood covered with two plates on each side, the first contact with
the filler strips with fibers perpendicular
The physical properties are variable; growth depend on the age and part of the tree where
applicable. Also, although not so directly, the kind of soil and moisture content. The external
characteristics of a variety of different plant to anothe
Weathering: In the wood, weathering, oxidation occurs
carbon, causing aging and becoming dark colored wood.
This phenomenon does not affect mechanical strength, except in parts
wood small thickness.
The wood submerged in fresh water are well preserved (ye
Larch: the heartwood is reddish brown.
Caldn: yellowish heartwood.
Cypress: Heartwood yellow.
Pine Neuqun: s heartwood yellowish white.
Raul: heartwood is pinkish brown color.
c) Timber Import: despite the wide variety of existing timber i