Global Advanced Research Journal of Agricultural Science (GARJAS) ISSN: 2315-5094
June 2015 Vol. 4(6): pp. 241-247
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Internal Bond of Particleboards Made of Three Wood Species Mixture with Empty Fruit Bunch of Elaeis guineensis, Leaves of Ananas comosus or Tetra Pak

Róger Moya1*, Diego Camacho1, Roy Soto F and Julio Mata-Segreda.

 

1Escuela de Ingeniería Forestal, Instituto Tecnológico de Costa Rica, Apartado 159-7050,Cartago, COSTA RICA.

2Laboratorio de Productos Naturales y Ensayos Biológicos Escuela de Química, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Universidad Nacional. Apartado 86-3000, Heredia-COSTA RICA.

3Laboratorio de Química Biorgánica Escuela de Química, Facultad de Ciencias Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, COSTA RICA.

*Corresponding Author’s Email: rmoya@itcr.ac.cr 

Accepted 16 November, 2014


Abstract

Some countries with tropical climate produce a great variety of lignocellulosic waste from crops planted in small areas and their urban areas produce a great amount of waste Tetra Pak packages. A possible solution is to incorporate this waste in particleboards. The main objective of this work is to determine the relation in a mixture of particles of empty fruit bunch of Elaeis guineensis (EFB), pineapple (Ananas comosus) leaves (PL), and Tetra Pak packages (TP) with 3 kinds of wood from forest plantations (Gmelina arborea, Tectona grandis and Cupressus lusitanica). The proportions 50:50, 70:30, and 90:10 (residue:wood) with adhesive at 6, 8, and 10% (weight/weight) were tested for density and resistance regarding internal bond strength. And these values were compared with particle board fabricated with 100% of wood. The results showed that when the EFB and PL proportion decreases, the IB values increased the 90:10 mixture with 10% adhesive being the one with the highest internal bond. But for matrixes with TP, the highest IB value comes with a 50:50 proportion with 10% adhesive.

Keywords: Tropical species, strength, lignocellolose residues, agricultural crop.

 


 

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