Production, Marketing and Use of Finger-Jointed Sawnwood

Proceedings of an International Seminar organized by the Timber Committee of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe Held at Hamar, Norway, at the invitation of the Government of Norway, 15 to 19 September 1980

  • Editors
  • C. F. L. Prins

Part of the Forestry Sciences book series (FOSC)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Report of the Seminar

    1. C. F. L. Prins
      Pages 1-6
  3. Background Papers

  4. Marketing and applications

    1. Marketing

    2. Structural applications

      1. D. Lamb-Shine, R. W. Wands
        Pages 48-54
      2. J. G. Sunley
        Pages 55-59
      3. Nils Ivar Bovim
        Pages 60-72
    3. Non-structural applications

      1. Lorne Bonkowski, Luigi Trinchera
        Pages 90-105
  5. Quality controls, standardization and harmonization

  6. Properties and influences

  7. Test methods

  8. Production

  9. Country Report

    1. Research-Development Centre of the Wood-Working Industry ORED, G. R. Brock
      Pages 275-282

About this book


The seminar on the production, marketing and use of finger-jointed sawnwood was held in Hamar from 15 to 19 September 1980 at the invitation of the Government of Norwa;y. It was organized under the auspices of the Timber Committee, a subsidiary body of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (ECE) in Geneva, Switzerland. Participants represented the ECE member countries of Belgium, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, Federal Republic of Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norwa;y, Poland, Sweden, Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and United States of America. Observers from Australia and South Africa attended as well, and the United Nations Organization for Industrial Development (UNIDO) was represented. Mr. R. Birkeland of Norwa;y was elected Chainnan, and Mr. V. Turushev of the USSR Vice-Chainnan. During the seminar, study visits were arranged for participants: to Berger Langmoen A. S. , Brumunddal, whi ch produces sawnwood, planed wood, wooden packaging, building components using finger-jointed timber, parquet flooring and fibreboard; to the Moelven Group, Moelv, which produces modular houses and other types of timber-framed buildings and building panels, sawnwood, glue-laminated products, skis, etc. , as well as a number of types of mechanical equipment and vehicles.


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Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Netherlands 1982
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-94-015-3769-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-015-3859-6
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-5480
  • Series Online ISSN 1875-1334
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