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Wood-Based Composite Board

  1. Zhiyong Cai

Published Online: 20 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118097298.weoc262

Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites

Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites

How to Cite

Cai, Z. 2012. Wood-Based Composite Board. Wiley Encyclopedia of Composites. 1–11.

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  1. USDA Forest Service, Madison, WI

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 JUL 2012


General composition, materials, and processes used to manufacture wood-based composite boards are described in this article. Conventional wood-based composite panels intended for general construction and/or interior use and the mechanical properties of these types of composite panels are presented and discussed.


  • particleboard;
  • fiberboard;
  • MDF;
  • OSB;
  • flakeboard;
  • wood-plastic composite