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Finishing Properties of Canadian Wood Species for Exterior ApplicationCompleted

Project leaders: Groves, Kevin
 

Objective:

Examine the finishing properties of Canadian wood species for exterior applications. This research will:

  • Add value at the resource by understanding the finishing properties of commercially important Canadian wood species for exterior applications;
  • Enhance attributes of products and building systems by applying the most appropriate finishing methods;
  • Optimize the use of wood in areas with exterior exposure to meet end-user expectations of superior appearance and performance;
  • Create a database linking the characteristics of the Canadian wood species with the performances of exterior finishes;
  • Prepare recommendations and practical tips for the best finishing practices to add value to wood products 

Start date: 1998-08-01 End date: 2004-03-31
 

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For more information on this project, please contact:

Groves, Kevin
FPInnovations
Email: kevin.groves@fpinnovations.ca
Telephone: (604) 224-3221
Fax: (604) 222-5690
 
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