Structural and Insulating Boards from Sawmill Waste


BOARDS of this type have been made experimentally in these laboratories using the well-known condensation reaction between phlobatannins1 and aldehydes.

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    Phillips and Rottsieper, U.S. Patent 2,286,643 (1942).

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    Dalton, L. K., Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Division of Industrial Chemistry, Serial No. 69 (1949).

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BRYANT, L., HUMPHREYS, R. & MARTIN, P. Structural and Insulating Boards from Sawmill Waste. Nature 165, 694 (1950).

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