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What does the fiber saturation point in respect of moisture content in wood refer?



A. Free water present in the cells
B. Free water present in cell walls and cell cavites
C. No moisture present in cell walls and cell cavites
D. No free water exists in cell cavites but cell walls and saturated.

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Asked by Michaelhall, Last updated: Jan 19, 2020

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D. gray

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D. gray, Builder, Builder, Las Vegas

Answered Feb 26, 2019

The correct answer to this question is D. Fiber saturation point is used to denote the point in the drying process in wood that only water in the cell walls will remain. It is the minimum moisture content in equilibrium with a saturated atmosphere. It is the estimated point at which shrinkage begins. It is also the estimated point at which a sudden increase occurs inthe compressive strength. Other water called free water is removed from the cell cavities. The fiber saturation point in...Read More
 

John Smith

John Smith

Answered Feb 08, 2017

No free water exists in cell cavites but cell walls and saturated.

Source: https://a2zgeneralknowledge.blogspot.com/2011/05/civil-engineering-mcq.html
 

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