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Electric moisture meters for wood

William L. James

Electric moisture meters for wood

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory in Madison, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Moisture -- Measurement -- Instruments,
  • Wood

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilliam L. James
    SeriesGeneral technical report -- FPL-GTR-6, General technical report FPL -- 6
    ContributionsForest Products Laboratory (U.S.), United States. Forest Service
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15 p. :
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13565635M


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