Conference in Delft

Topic:      Conference COST Action E53 “End user’s needs for wood material and products” in Delft, The Netherlands
Location: Delft University of Technology, Delft
Date:       29th – 30th October 2008

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    Final Program

    29th October 2008
    Time
    Theme
    08:00 – 09:00
    Registration
    09:00 – 09:15
    Welcome/opening
    Prof.dr. Robert Kliger, Sweden; Chairperson of the COST Action E53
    Dr. Jan-Willem van de Kuilen, The Netherlands; Associate Professor for Timber Structure and Wood Technology, at Delft University of Technology

    Morning Plenary Session
    Chair: Dr. Jan-Willem van de Kuilen, The Netherlands

    Time
    Theme
    09:15 – 09:45
    Key position of timber manufacturer in the chain of end users’ quality needs.
    Jouko Silen, Stora-Enso Timber, Finland
    09:45 – 10:15
    Key position of timber traders in the chain of end user’s quality needs.
    Jan Nico Wilkens, PontMeyer NV, The Netherlands
    10:15 – 10:45
    Coffee break
    10:45 – 11:15
    Discoloration of wood in the living tree and during processing.
    Dr. Gerald Koch, vTI, Germany
    11:15 – 11:45
    Visual strength grading supported by mechanical grading.
    Dr. Matthias Frese, University of Karlsruhe, Germany
    11:45 – 12:15
    Application and quality requirements of (tropical-) hardwoods.
    Ad Wesselink, Wijma Kampen B.V., The Netherlands
    Ir. Geert Ravenshorst, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
    12:15 – 13:50
    Lunch

    Afternoon 1st parallel session (Room F, Floor 1)
    Quality aspects; Chair: Prof.dr. Robert Kliger/Sweden

    Time
    Theme
    13:50 – 14:10
    Significance of raw material quality for finger jointing of knot free boards.
    Eliasson,L./Sweden
    14:10 – 14:30
    Effect of rnanufacturing on the quality of rounded dovetail joints.
    Anastas,H., Tannert,T., Lam,F., Barrett, J.D. / Canada
    14:30 – 14:50
    New business models and marketing designs for the nordic sawmilling industry – hypotheses for marketing nordic wood products and a swot analysis.
    Wang,L., Kärnä,J., Juslin,H./Finland
    14:50 – 15:10
    The round wood amount, quality and prices in lithuanian state forests in 2002 – 2007.
    Aleinikovas,M./Lithuania
    15:10 – 15:50
    Coffee break

    Application; Chair: Anders Nyrud/Norway

    Time
    Theme
    15:50 – 16:10
    Architects’ perceptions of structural timber in urban constructions
    Bysheim,K., Nyrud,A.Q./Norway
    16:10 – 16:30
    Assessment of conformity to essential requirements for safety of products from woodworking industry in the Republic of Bulgaria.
    Mihailova,J., Savov,V./ Bulgaria
    16:30 – 16:50
    Some specific Dutch wood end use problems and chances.
    Klaassen,R.K.W.M./The Netherlands
    16:50 – 17:00
    Closing Session

    Afternoon 2st parallel session (Room 2.62, Floor 2)
    Drying related; Chair: Dr. Johannes Welling/Germany

    Time
    Theme
    13:50 – 14:10
    Detection of wet-pockets in hemlock using, near infrared spectroscopy.
    Hart,F., Avramidis,St., Mansfield,S./Canada
    14:10 – 14:30
    Oscillation drying of beech timber – initial experiments.
    Milic,G., Kolin,B./Serbia
    14:30 – 14:50
    Thermal treatment in saturated vapour pressure for spruce.
    Allegretti,O., Cividini,R., Tessadri,B./Italy
    14:50 – 15:10
    Almost all wooden pieces have a damaged surface layer. Impact on some properties and quality.
    Salin,J-G./Finland
    15:10 – 15:50
    Coffee break

    Quality assessment; Chair: Dr. Knut Magnar Sandland/Norway

    Time
    Theme
    15:50 – 16:10
    Quality assessment of standing trees using 3D laserscanning.
    Van Goethem,G.R.M., Van de Kuilen,J.W.G., Gard,W.F., Ursem,B.W.N.J./ The Netherlands
    16:10 – 16:30
    Ring width detection for industrial purposes - use of CT and discrete scanning technology on fresh roundwood.
    Brüchert,F., Baumgartner,R., Sauter,U.H./Germany
    16:30 – 16:50
    Colour modelling as a tool for wood grading.
    Hrcka,R./Slovakia
    16:50 – 17:00
    Closing Session

    Afternoon 3st parallel session (Room E, Floor 1)
    Grading; Chair: Prof.dr. Charlotte Bengtsson/Sweden

    Time
    Theme
    13:50 – 14:10
    Non destructive evaluation of stiffness properties of cross-laminated solid wood panels.
    Steiger,R., Gulzow,A., Gsell,D./Switzerland
    14:10 – 14:30
    Comparison of different machine strength grading principles.
    Bacher,M./Italy
    14:30 – 14:50
    Allocation of thermally treated structural beech timber to the european strength- classes and relevant grading and quality control procedures.
    Widmann,R./Switzerland
    14:50 – 15:10
    Grading and testing of maritime pine and larch roundwood.
    Morgado,T.F.M., Rodrigues,J.N.A., Saporiti Machado,J., Dias,A.M.P.G./Portugal
    15:10 – 15:50
    Coffee break

    Grading; Chair: Dr. Julia Denzler/Germany

    Time
    Theme
    15:50 – 16:10
    Adaptive adjustment of grading machine settings.
    Sandomeer,M.K., Köhler,J., Faber,M.H./ Switzerland
    16:10 – 16:30
    Strength grading and the end user – Lessons from the SIRT project at Napier University.
    Ridley-Ellis,D., Moore,J., Lyon,A./Great Britain
    16:30 – 16:50
    A low cost method for determination of wooden board distortion.
    Lagana,R./Slovakia
    16:50 – 17:00
    Closing Session

    Time
    Theme
    17:30 – 18:30
    Task Group Meeting
    17:30 – 18:30
    Dinner in Delft

    Posters all day displayed at ‘PSOR’ ground floor
     
    Digital technology utilization for objective specification of coloured space of wood chips for the purpose of delignification process managing.
    Mamonová,M., Geffert,A., Mamon,M./Slovakia
     
    Mechanical properties of Polish-grown Pinus silvestris L. structural sawn timber.
    Krzosek,S., Grzeskiewicz,M., Bacher,M./Poland
    Determination of characteristic strength values for Dutch larch round timber.
    De Vries,P.A., Gard,W.F./ The Netherlands
     
    Stiffness and strength of 45x95 mm beams glued from Norway spruce using 8 different structural models.
    Heikkilä,K., Heräjärvi,H./ Finland
     
    The method for quality control of strength grading machines using non-destructive measurements.
    Ravenshorst,G.J.P., Van de Kuilen,J.W.G./ The Netherlands
     
    Is the market of producers ready to deliver structural timber according to the European legislation?
    Buytendijk,E.A.M./The Netherlands


    30th October 2008
    Time
    Theme
    08:00 – 09:00
    MC Meeting
    09:00 –
    Excursion: All day Study Tour with presentations on site
  • Wooden applications in residential area
  • Drying operation for beech
  • Watergate structures
  • Shipyard ‘De Delft’ in Rotterdam

  • Super heated steam drying in Dutch operations.Gard,W.F., Riepen, M., / The Netherlands
    The use of timber in hydraulic structures.Van de Kuilen,J.W.G. / The Netherlands
    19:30
    Dinner

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