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An investigation into the edge gluing of green Eucalyptus grandis lumber using a one-component polyurethane adhesive
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: South Africa is a timber-scarce country with a relatively small portion of only about 1% of its total land area being used for commercial forestry. Due to an increasing demand for timber but restrictio ...
Kraft biopulping of Eucalyptus grandis
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 1999-12)
ENGLISH SUMMARY: Biotechnology has been earmarked as the field that will shape the future of the world as we know it and its advance has not excluded the pulp and paper industry. The importance of biotechnology in the ...
Evaluation of the bonding quality of E. grandis cross-laminated timber made with a one-component polyurethane adhesive
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Eucalyptus grandis is South Africa‘s most important commercial hardwood species. The availability of E. grandis and its fast growth rate creates the opportunity to explore its uses further. Cross-laminated ...