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A versatile, low-cost drying kiln for opening pine cones

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A batch type, forced draught kiln is described, used principally for drying cones of Pinus caribaea and P. oocarpa in the Republic of Honduras, C.A.. Ventilation is by means of two, large diameter fans powered by an electric motor, gasoline or diesel engine. Air may be passed once through the kiln, or recirculated. Heating is by means of a furnace and flue radiator, using waste cones or firewood as fuel. Temperature is controlled manually with a precision of +/- landdeg;C...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Commonwealth Foresty Institute, Department of Forestry
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Publisher:
Commenwealth Forestry Institute, University of Oxford
Series:
C.F.I. Occasional papers
Publication date:
1985-01-01
ISSN:
0141-8181
Paper number:
26
ISBN:
0850740835
Language:
English
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2015-02-18

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