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European Journal of Wood and Wood Products

, Volume 72, Issue 1, pp 129–133 | Cite as

Wood natural durability testing under laboratory conditions: results from a round-robin test

  • Christian BrischkeEmail author
  • Christian R. Welzbacher
  • Antje Gellerich
  • Susanne Bollmus
  • Miha Humar
  • Katharina Plaschkies
  • Wolfram Scheiding
  • Gry Alfredsen
  • Joris Van Acker
  • Imke De Windt
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Abstract

In Europe, the durability of wood against wood-destroying basidiomycetes is tested according to CEN/TS 15083-1 (Durability of wood and wood-based products—determination of the natural durability of solid wood against wood-destroying fungi, test methods—part 1: basidiomycetes, 2005). Existing experience with this standard is quite heterogeneous wherefore six research institutions teamed up and established a new round-robin trial. Fagus sylvatica, Quercus robur, Robinia pseudoacacia as well as sap- and heartwood of Pinus sylvestris, were tested against Coniophora puteana and Trametes versicolor without any pre-treatment, with pre-leaching (EN 84) and with 6 months natural weathering of the specimens. Durability classification revealed differences between test laboratories and depended on pre-treatment and respective statistical measures applied.

Keywords

Mass Loss Wood Species Black Locust Trametes Versicolor Robinia Pseudoacacia 
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Prüfung der natürlichen Dauerhaftigkeit von Holz im Labor: Ergebnisse eines Ringversuchs

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian Brischke
    • 1
    Email author
  • Christian R. Welzbacher
    • 2
  • Antje Gellerich
    • 3
  • Susanne Bollmus
    • 3
  • Miha Humar
    • 4
  • Katharina Plaschkies
    • 5
  • Wolfram Scheiding
    • 5
  • Gry Alfredsen
    • 6
  • Joris Van Acker
    • 7
  • Imke De Windt
    • 7
  1. 1.Faculty of Architecture and Landscape Sciences, Institute of Vocational Sciences in the Building TradeLeibniz University HannoverHannoverGermany
  2. 2.Heinz-Piest-Institute of Craftsmen Technique (HPI)HannoverGermany
  3. 3.Georg-August-Universität Göttingen, Abteilung Holzbiologie und HolzprodukteGöttingenGermany
  4. 4.Department of Wood Science and Technology, Biotechnical FacultyUniversity of LjubljanaLjubljanaSlovenia
  5. 5.Institut für Holztechnologie Dresden gemeinnützige GmbH (IHD), Ressort Biologie/HolzschutzDresdenGermany
  6. 6.Norwegian Forest and Landscape InstituteÅsNorway
  7. 7.Laboratory of Wood Technology, Faculty of Bioscience EngineeringGhent UniversityGhentBelgium

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