Please note: Some of these reports are restricted access.
- The decay resistance of alternative species in an accelerated framing test Assessment of decay after one year’s exposure
SWP-T160 - Access: unrestricted.
Sets of framing samples were exposed in high humidity conditions of 85-90% relative humidity and 25 – 27°C. The species and preservative treatments included in this test were: Eucalyptus fastigata, mixed heartwood\sapwood,…
- CDG Newsletter February 2023
Ovensii-thompson - Access: Friends of cypress,CDG committee,Cypress Development Group.
Open in browser » Request to members: We are looking for a secretary. Please get in touch with Vaughan 027 4457138 if you can fill this role. In this page: Ovensii…
- Wooden posts – a review
SWP-T095 - Access: unrestricted.
Roundwood (posts and poles) is an established wood product, making use of smaller diameter logs. Little literature on post production, the market size and value is available. While the New…
- Thermal Modification of Specialty Species Results of Scion’s SSIF-funded experiments
SWP-T086 - Access: unrestricted.
The problem The objective of this work is to improve the properties of two specialty wood species (Eucalyptus nitens and Cupressus lusitanica) through thermal modification. Thermal modification darkens the colour…
- Thermal Modification of Specialty Species: Results of Scion’s Core Funded Experiments
SWP-T063 - Access: unrestricted.
The objective of this work is to improve the properties of two specialty wood species (Eucalyptus nitens and Cupressus lusitanica) through thermal modification. Key results The major findings of this study…
- Thermal Modification of Douglas fir for Improved Durability
SWP-T047 - Access: unrestricted.
Douglas fir has been thermally modified at two temperatures; 220°C and 230°C (each for 2 hours). These modifications are expected to improve the durability of the sapwood, while maintaining the…
- Scion’s core funded experiments on thermal modification of Eucalyptus nitens.
SWP-T021 - Access: unrestricted.
The objective of this work was to replicate successful lab scale thermal modifications of Eucalyptus nitens at a larger scale. Lab scale thermal modification has been shown to improve dimensional stability and…
- Scion’s core funded experiments on thermal modification of Eucalyptus nitens
SWP-T011 - Access: unrestricted.
Laboratory scale trials were carried out on kiln dried E. nitens. This was sourced from Specialty Timber Solutions, and the trees originated from a farm forest in the North Canterbury…