Localized density effects on fastener holding capacities in wood-based panels: Part 2: Cyclic tests
2009 (English)In: Forest products journal, ISSN 0015-7473, Vol. 59, no 4, 61-68 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
To improve our understanding of localized density effects in wood-based panels on the holding capacities of fasteners commonly used in furniture, a comprehensive study was conducted using static and cyclic tests of withdrawal and head pull-through of screws and staples and lateral resistance of screws in oriented strandboard (OSB), medium density fiberboard (MDF), and particleboard. In this paper, results of cyclic tests are presented and comparisons are made with the static test results reported in Part 1. Similarly to static tests, cyclic test data indicated that density variation in OSB panels had a significant effect on screw withdrawal, head pull-through, and lateral resistances, but the effects were less evident with staple withdrawal and head pull-through. For particleboard, density variation had a significant effect on screw and staple face withdrawal and head pull-through resistances, but the effects were less pronounced for screw and staple edge withdrawal and screw lateral resis- tances. For MDF, no significant correlations were found, which was likely due to the low density variation in these panels. The data from this study will be useful to the panel industry and furniture manufacturers for optimizing use of panel products and fasteners in furniture frames.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2009. Vol. 59, no 4, 61-68 p.
Research subject Wood Products Engineering
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:ltu:diva-13815Local ID: d1aae40c-9ac4-400b-8637-d051366ea639OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ltu-13815DiVA: diva2:986768
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