advantages and disadvantages
What are advantages and disadvantages of natural seasoning
As fresh timber which is obtained from trees contains about 30 to 40 % sap or moisture. This sap is very harmful for the life of a timber. Therefore, it is necessary to remove that sap by applying some special methods. All those methods which are used for removing the sap from timber are collectively termed as seasoning of timber. Types of Timber Seasoning: The main types of timber seasoning are as under. (1)Natural Seasoning, (2)Artificial Seasoning, (a) Kiln Seasoning, (b) Chemical Seasoning, (c) Electric Seasoning, (3) Water Seasoning
1) Air Seasoning Advantages : No expensive equipment needed, Environmentally friendly Disadvantages :Takes longer than Kiln seasoning 2) Kiln Seasoning Advantages: Insects are killed during this process, Require little stacking space, Moisture content of the timber may be brought to any desired level Disadvantage: It is expensive , It gives a little weaker timber when compared to air seasoning
While seasoning, timber can warp, making it unuseful.
Seasoning of timber is the drying of timbers moisture content to a level below 22% by several methods, including Air seasoning, kiln seasoning or a combined of both. Seasoning of timber allows wood to be used for practical purposes whether it be for shaping, constructional purposes, what ever the need for timber, it must be seasoned.
Saves rainforests and gives wood without destroying natural mankind
what the rar
there are lots of techniques by which we can improve the life of a timber like seasoning of timber,by applying different types preservatives coat before it is used.
because it needs to have increased dimensional stability, increased strength, an reduce weight issues
what is ariticial defects
Equilibrium Moisture Content
A timber pond was basically an artificial pond of water for storing cut lengths of timber to prevent them becoming seasoned. Mainly used in ship building.