European Journal of Wood and Wood Products

, Volume 67, Issue 3, pp 357–360 | Cite as

Microwave drying of wet processed wood fibre insulating boards

  • Michael Bartholme
  • Georg Avramidis
  • Wolfgang Viöl
  • Alireza Kharazipour
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Abstract

A continuous microwave dryer was used for drying wet processed wood fibre based insulating boards. Drying characteristics and energy consumption were compared with convective drying methods. Microwave drying turned out to be faster and facilitates even economical drying of thick boards.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Bartholme
    • 1
  • Georg Avramidis
    • 1
    • 2
  • Wolfgang Viöl
    • 1
  • Alireza Kharazipour
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Sciences and TechnologyUniversity of Applied Sciences and ArtsGöttingenGermany
  2. 2.BüsgeninstitutUniversity of GöttingenGöttingenGermany

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