Wood Technology and Quality Laboratory

Research photo microscopeThe quality laboratory was established to evaluate wood from the microscopic cellular level to the macroscopic lumber level. The research deliverables contribute to improvement in silvicultural practices, wood-based composites, engineered wood products, timber engineering design and biofuels.

This laboratory has the following major equipment:

  1. Carl Zeiss Scientific Research Photo Microscope
  2. X-Ray Density Profile Scanner
  3. Portable Dynamic Test and Analysis Systems (RT Pro Photon)
  4. Fiber Angle Tester
  5. Taber Rotary Platform Abrasion Tester
  6. Mitutoyo Deep Throat Micrometer