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Department LA04: Forest and Water Management Laboratory of Wood Technology

Fields:


- Wood Technology
Actual research domains concerning materials technology:

- Wood Preservation
- Wood Modification
- Wood Quality
- Wood Finishing
- Wood and Environment
Specific test equipment and/or available techniques:

- Mechanical testing apparatus
- Conditioning chambers with static climate for wood-moisture studies
- Step in incubators for wood decay and preservation studies
- Microtomes, research and fluorescence microscope, image analysis equipment
- Artificial weathering equipment
- Laboratory press for panel products
- Pilot scale impregnation plant
Personnel:

- ZAP: 1
- OAP: 3
- Other ATP: 6
- PhD Students: 2

Contact Persons:

Prof.Dr. ir. Marc Stevens
Coupure Links 653
B-9000 GENT
+32 (0)9 264 61 25
+32 (0)9 264 62 33
e-mail: Marc.Stevens@UGent.be

ir. Joris Van Acker
Coupure Links 653
B-9000 GENT
+32 (0)9 264 61 20
+32 (0)9 264 62 33
e-mail: Joris.VanAcker@UGent.be