The purpose of this manual is to describe both the basic and practical aspects of kiln drying lumber.

 

Dry Kiln Operator's Manual

Introduction

 

Chapter 1 -- Properties of Wood Related to Drying

 

Chapter 2 -- Kiln Trypes and Features

 

Chapter 3 -- Dry Kiln Auxiliary Equipment

 

Chapter 4 -- Inspection and Maintenance of Dry Kilns and Equipment

 

Chapter 5 -- Stacking and Loading Lumber for Kiln Drying

 

Chapter 6 -- Kiln Samples

 

Chapter 7 -- Kiln Schedules

 

Chapter 8 -- Drying Defects

 

Chapter 9 -- Operating a Dry Kiln

 

Chapter 10 -- Log and Lumber Storage

 

Chapter 11 -- Energy in Kiln Drying

 

 

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