Patent Number: 7,131,471

Title: Compressed wood product and manufacture

Abstract: The invention described is a method for compressing wood products in a manner which achieves fixation of compression deformation. The method includes two compression stages. In between those stages the wood is coated and impregnated with a fatty acid. The wood, after the second compression step is annealed to set the compressor. The product may be used for flooring, panelling and for making wooden articles.

Inventors: McIntosh; Trevor Ian (Auckland, NZ)

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International Classification: B27D 1/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00