What are the main objects of the seasoning of timber?
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The objectives of seasoning of timber are as follows :-
– Improve strength, hardness and stiffness of timber.
– Make it suitable for receiving various treatments like paints, preservatives, varnishes, etc.
– Allows the wood to burn quickly if it is used as fuel.
– Reduce the tendency of timber to crack, wrap, shrink and bend.
Seasoning is a process to remove sap(moisture) from timber.
Basically, well-seasoned timber has 12%-15% of moisture content.
Basically reason of seasoning is to improve engineer property of timber like
SEASONING OF TIMBER
OBJECTS OF SEASONING
Madeh Izat Hamakareem
To improve the strength, elasticity, and durability properties. Seasoning of timber is the process by which moisture content in the timber is reduced to the required level. A well-seasoned timber has 15% moisture content in it.
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