Effect of various fire retardant chemicals in different concentrations on formaldehyde emission of plywood


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DEMİR A., AYDIN İ., ÇOLAK S.

KASTAMONU UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF FORESTRY FACULTY, vol.17, no.3, pp.509-516, 2017 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.17475/kastorman.283249
  • Journal Name: KASTAMONU UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF FORESTRY FACULTY
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.509-516
  • Keywords: Formaldehyde emission, Plywood, Concentration, Fire retardant, UF, RESOL RESINS, SOLID WOOD, PARTICLEBOARD, STARCH, COMPOSITES, ADHESIVES, PRODUCTS, PINE

Abstract

Aim of study: Although treated panels make up a large portion of the plywood market, treatment with some wood preservatives has been known to cause some problems such as bonding failures besides the environmental pollution related to the disposal of chemicals after treatment. Formaldehyde release from wood based panels is also another problem regarding the indoor air quality. In the present study, it was aimed to investigate the formaldehyde emission contents of plywood panels treated with fire retardant chemicals.