Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > Press > Quality of Wood Composite Boards Improved by Nanoclay, Nanosilica Particles

Abstract:
Iranian researchers at the Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources University of Gorgan managed to fabricate oriented strand boards (OSB) from low quality paulownia wood by using nanoclay and nanosilica.

Quality of Wood Composite Boards Improved by Nanoclay, Nanosilica Particles

Tehran, Iran | Posted on August 26th, 2012

Regarding the shortfall in the forest resources, cylindrical trees in particular, this wood composite product can serve as a replacement for plywood and is predicted to have various applications in interior designs of the buildings, household appliances, packaging boxes, ceilings and roofs, gym flooring, etc.

"The use of paulownia as a fast-growing species not only is in favor of forest protection, but also can help to balance the demand for raw wood materials in our country. Thanks to nanotechnology, and inclusion of some nanoparticles to be more specific, it is possible to produce light weight composite wood panels with improved mechanical strengths," Ayyoub Salari, a member of the research team said.

"The added nanoparticles boost the physical-mechanical resistance of the ultimate product on one hand, and form a strong bond with the adhesive agents to block the exit pathways of the toxic formaldehyde gas and prevent its emission up to a great deal, on the other hand," Salari added.

Two elaborate reports discussing the technical details of this research work have been recently published in Industrial Crops and Products, volume 42, issue for March 2013, pages 1 to 9 and Journal of Wood Science (July 2012).

####

For more information, please click here

Copyright © Fars News Agency

If you have a comment, please Contact us.

Issuers of news releases, not 7th Wave, Inc. or Nanotechnology Now, are solely responsible for the accuracy of the content.

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

News and information

Production of Biocompatible Polymers in Iran October 30th, 2014

Amorphous Coordination Polymer Particles as alternative to classical nanoplatforms for nanomedicine October 30th, 2014

'Electronic skin' could improve early breast cancer detection October 29th, 2014

New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat: SunShot Project aims to make solar cost competitive October 29th, 2014

Discoveries

Production of Biocompatible Polymers in Iran October 30th, 2014

Amorphous Coordination Polymer Particles as alternative to classical nanoplatforms for nanomedicine October 30th, 2014

New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat: SunShot Project aims to make solar cost competitive October 29th, 2014

Tiny carbon nanotube pores make big impact October 29th, 2014

Materials/Metamaterials

Production of Biocompatible Polymers in Iran October 30th, 2014

New solar power material converts 90 percent of captured light into heat: SunShot Project aims to make solar cost competitive October 29th, 2014

Watching the hidden life of materials: Ultrafast electron diffraction experiments open a new window on the microscopic world October 27th, 2014

Polymeric Scaffold Recreates Bladder Tissue October 27th, 2014

Announcements

Production of Biocompatible Polymers in Iran October 30th, 2014

Amorphous Coordination Polymer Particles as alternative to classical nanoplatforms for nanomedicine October 30th, 2014

Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents October 29th, 2014

Nanosafety research – there’s room for improvement October 29th, 2014

Environment

Microrockets fueled by water neutralize chemical and biological warfare agents October 29th, 2014

Nanoparticles Display Ability to Improve Efficiency of Filters October 28th, 2014

Iranian, Malaysian Scientists Study Nanophotocatalysts for Water Purification October 23rd, 2014

Imaging electric charge propagating along microbial nanowires October 20th, 2014

Construction

7th Nanotechnology Festival, Exhibition Kicks Off Work in Iran October 7th, 2014

Iranian Scientists Obtain Nanostructured Steel Production Method September 25th, 2014

Nano Bonds Increase Raw Strength of Fireproof Concretes August 18th, 2014

Silicene Labs Announces the Launch of Patent-Pending, 2D Materials Composite Index™ : The Initial 2D Materials Composite Index™ for Q2 2014 Is: 857.3; Founders Include World-Renowned Physicist and Seasoned Business and IP Professionals July 24th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE





  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE