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Fig. 7 | Journal of Wood Science

Fig. 7

From: The effects of wetting and scratching pretreatment of veneers on shear strength of binderless plywood made from sugi (Japanese cedar, Cryptomeria japonica)

Fig. 7

SEM images of the surface of veneers (×500). a Untreated veneer with lathe checks. b The veneer which was pretreated with 1-min wetting followed by linear wire brush scratching to open lathe checks for 40–60 times. c The veneer which was pretreated with 1-min wetting followed by circular wire brush scratching for 50 sets. d The veneer which was pretreated with 1-min wetting followed by circular wire brush scratching for 100 sets

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