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Hardwood Lumber Drying
« on: March 11, 2013, 02:51:33 PM »
Hardwood Lumber Drying

Basic Hardwood Lumber Drying

Operating a lumber drying facility requires special skills.  A significant amount of lumber can be damaged during drying when proper techniques are not used. Knowledge also allows one to better satisfy customer demands. This course is designed for beginning operators and supervisors drying hardwood lumber in steam or dehumidification dry kilns.  The program will cover practical techniques for the efficient and effective operation for air-drying and kiln drying lumber.  The program will include measuring moisture and the use of sample boards; kiln and predryer operational techniques; drying schedules; causes and cures for drying defects, and quality control procedures.

Dates
June 4 & 5, 2013
Location
Smith Flooring, Inc., 1501 W US Highway 60, Mountian View, MO
Time
8 am-4:30 pm
Cost
MFPA Members--$225 Non-Members--$300
Lodging
Honeysuckle Inn, 1207 E Highway 60, Mountain View, MO, 417-934-1144

Advance Hardwood Lumber Drying

The demand for less degrade, better color, and increased throughput, etc is constantly increasing for to-
day’s dry kiln operator and dry yard supervisor.  Often these experienced operators must be able to explain
and/or justify how certain drying practices impact production and quality. Advanced training can typically
assist them in meeting these goals. This advanced lumber drying course is designed for experienced opera-
tors and supervisors drying hardwood lumber using steam or dehumidification dry kilns, specifically address -
ing the Missouri dominant wood species-Oak. The program will cover advance techniques for the efficient
and effective operation of air-drying yards and dry kilns.  The program will also include special techniques for
drying oak, methods for evaluating your drying practices, how to modify schedules to meet your objectives,
monitoring and controlling the drying process and an open forum for answering common drying problems. 

Date
June 6, 2013
Location
Smith Flooring, Inc., 1501 W US Highway 60, Mountian View, MO
Time
8 am-4:30
Cost
MFPA Members--$150 Non-Members--$200

The Instructor

The instructor,  Dr. Brian Bond has extensive experience in working closely with the wood
industry as an extension specialist and consultant in the areas of lumber drying, wood and
moisture relations,  and  sawmill  efficiency. He is currently an Associate Professor in the
Department of Wood Science and Forest Products at Virginia Tech. He provides extension
programming for the hardwood industry, conducts drying research, and teaches a lumber
manufacturing class to undergraduate students.

Registration

Name_______________________________________________________________________________

Company______________________________________________________________________________

Address_______________________________________________________________________________

City/State/Zip__________________________________________________________________________

Work Telephone _________________________________

Cell Phone______________________________________

Work Fax _______________________________________

E-mail __________________________________________


Choose class you are registering for below            MFPA Member       Non-Member
 
Basic Hardwood Lumber Drying-June 4 & 5, 2013        $225    $300
Advance Hardwood Lumber Drying-June 6, 2013        $150    $200


Complete this portion and return with full payment to:
Missouri Forest Products Association
505 East State Street, Jefferson City, Missouri  65101
For more information, call 573-634-3252/email sfritz@moforest.org/fax 573-636-2591
Missouri Forest Products Association

Payment must be received to enroll in class.  Cancellation Policy: 100% refund if received more than 2 weeks prior to event; 50% refund if cancellation is received 10 to 14 days prior; No refund with less than 10 days notification. Refunds issued by association check.

Sponsored By:

SII Dry Kilns, Lexington, NC, design, manufacturing, installation and service of lumber drying and sterilizing equipment

Missouri Forest Products Association
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