Ultrasonic Inspection of Wooden Pallet Parts Using Time of Flight

dc.contributor.author Schmoldt, Daniel
dc.contributor.author Nelson, Robert
dc.contributor.author Ross, Robert
dc.contributor.author McDonald, Kent
dc.date 2018-02-14T09:12:23.000
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dc.date.copyright Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 1997
dc.date.issued 1997
dc.description.abstract <p>Wooden pallets exceed furniture and other solid wood products as the largest single use of sawn hardwood logs in the USA. Most wooden pallets are constructed from two types of pallet parts (Figure 1): (1) stringers—the structural center members that support the pallet load and (2) deckboards—the top and bottom facing members that provide dimensional stability and product placement. There are many variants of this basic design, but most pallets contain solid wood components that are produced from lumber or from the center cant material of logs. Cant material has a high percentage of defect area and is generally not highly valuable for other solid wood products. Therefore, the pallet manufacturing industry must make use of low-quality raw materials and yet produce a product that remains in service for many trips.</p>
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dc.source.uri 10.1007/978-1-4615-5947-4_234
dc.subject.disciplines Civil Engineering
dc.subject.disciplines Construction Engineering and Management
dc.subject.disciplines Structural Engineering
dc.title Ultrasonic Inspection of Wooden Pallet Parts Using Time of Flight
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