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What is Honeycombing in wood?
Last Updated: 28th March, 2020
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In this manner, what is Honeycombing in timber?
n·ē‚kōm·iŋ] (materials) Internal fiber separation in drying timber. Local roughness and weakening on the face of a concrete wall due to segregation of the concrete, with the result that there is little sand to fill in between the stone aggregate.
Likewise, what are defects and blemishes in wood? Definition: “Those abnormalities/ irregularities/ blemishes which tend to lower the economic value or decorative value wood and also reduces the strength of wood, are known as wood defects”.
Keeping this in view, what are the natural defects in wood?
Most common natural defects are: knots, shakes, cross grain, crookedness, rind galls, burr, and curl.
- KNOTS. A knot marks the position of growth of a branch on the tree.
- SHAKES. After knots, shakes are more serious and common defects in timber.
- CROSS GRAIN.
- RINDGALLS etc.
- REACTION WOOD.
What are the three categories of timber defects?
There are various types of defects in timber as a construction material. These defects in timber can be due to natural forces, fungi, insects and during seasoning and conversion.
- Dry Rot in Timber.
- Wet Rot in Timber.
- Brown Rot in Timber.
- White Rot in Timber.
- Blue Stain in Timber.
- Heart Rot in Timber.
- Sap Stain in Timber.