Wood Testing Articles

  • Evaluation of a portable MOS electronic nose to detect root rots in shade tree species

    ABSTRACT The early detection of wood decays in high-value standing trees is very important in urban areas because mitigating control measures must be implemented long before tree failures result in property damage or injuries to citizens. Adverse urban environments increase physiological stresses in trees, causing greater susceptibility to attacks by ...

    By PCA Technologies SRL

  • Breakthrough performance

    In 2009, Matt Wood, regional maintenance manger for Republic Services (Phoenix, AZ) asked himself a few questions: could lighter-weight trucks deliver enough savings in fuel and other costs to offset lost productivity? Is there a way to prevent drivers from overloading and damaging the lighter trucks? Could the trucks be built to last as long as their heavier counterparts? And, if all of this ...

    By Waste Advantage Magazine

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