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Wood drying for buildings

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wood drying

Drying with a traditional natural method allows the wood to lose a greater share of starch, which benefits its conservation. In fact, the xylophagous insects are attracted precisely by the starch that the wood contains.

For this reason, even if the natural drying requires more time, it is possible to obtain a better quality wood.

To proceed with natural drying, the wood must be stacked with spacers that allow good ventilation. The pile must then be covered to protect it from atmospheric agents.

The orientation of the boards should be south / west - north / east to ensure proper exposure.

artificial wood drying

Artificial wood drying

Timber can be dried artificially saving time.

In this case the technique called "hot chamber" or "vacuum" or "high frequency" treatment is used.

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