Specialty Treatments for Wood

Course Number: S-2015
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: John Galinski, P.E.
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Overview

In Specialty Treatments for Wood, you'll learn ...

  • The methods and benefits of plasticizing wood
  • How and why modified wood is manufactured
  • The process of producing paper-based plastic laminates
  • The benefits and limitations of heat treating wood

Overview

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 32 pages

Many specialty treatments can be applied to wood to either improve its performance or change its properties. The treatments discussed in this course are those that make permanent changes in the shape of the wood product, improvements in dimensional stability, or improvements in performance through combinations with non-wood resources.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Principles of plasticizing wood for the purpose of bending
  • Methods for bending plywood and other laminated wood members
  • Bending of solid wood members
  • General characteristics of bent wood
  • The benefits of chemically treating wood to produce modified wood
  • Properties of modified wood
  • Wood heat treatment methods, benefits and limitations
  • Properties and commercial applications for wood-polymer composites
  • Types of paper-based plastic laminates and their commercial applications

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 10 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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