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Particleboards of Enterolobium timbouva (Timbouba) Part II - Effect of pressure level.

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In this paper, suitability of Enterlobium timbouva using different specific pressure and 12 minutes hot pressing with 12% phenol formaldehyde resin has been evaluated for making particleboards. It is observed that suitable particleboards meeting the requirements of Indian Standard (IS):3087 specification can be made using 18.0 Kg/cm2 specific pressure.