The Behavior of Heat Treated Dendrocalamus Giganteus Bamboo Subjected to Water and Humidity
A. Azadeh, K. Ghavami
Abstract. The objective of present study is investigation about the effect of heat treatment in different temperatures and time exposures on hygroscopic property of Dendrocalamus giganteus bamboo. The required time to stabilizing of samples from dry condition to 75% RH Relative Humidity) with different geometrical shapes and treated in 3 different temperatures studied at the first experiment. Next, the shrinkage and water absorption of bamboo segments in three Longitudinal, radial and tangential directions, due to heat treatment in 7 different temperatures from ambient temperature to 225°C during 3hrs and 24hrs is investigated. The water absorption test result shows that by increasing the heat treatment temperature and time exposure the hygroscopic property of bamboo is reduced. The heat treatment at higher temperatures can slow down the rate of the short term water absorption.
Bamboo, Heat Treatment, Humidity, Water Absorption, Dendrocalamus giganteus
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Citation: A. Azadeh, K. Ghavami, ‘The Behavior of Heat Treated Dendrocalamus Giganteus Bamboo Subjected to Water and Humidity’, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 7, pp 569-581, 2018
The article was published as article 55 of the book Non-Conventional Materials and Technologies
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