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Wood Anatomy and Technology

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Laboratory of Wood Anatomy and Technology

The Laboratory of Wood Anatomy and Technology belongs to the Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems and Forest Products Technology. Until 1926 the laboratory employs research and education activities as well as services concerning the development of eco-friendly materials and technologies, safety and quality improvement of wood products and conservation of wooden cultural heritage

Facilities
Laboratories
Laboratory of Wood Anatomy
Laboratory of Wood Technology
Laboratory of Formaldehyde emissions
Laboratory of Wood Mechanical Processing
Field Laboratories
Field testing laboratory (Rapentosa, Attica)
Solar Drier (Amigdaleza, Attica)


Equipment
Rotary microtomes, sledge microtomes, cryostat microtome, digital light microscope, digital dissecting microscope, climate chambers, soxhlet extraction systems, distilation apparatuses, muffle furnace, ovens, vacuum oven, freeze-drying apparatus, glass reactor, gel time determination apparatus, brookfield viscometer, waterbaths and circulator, perforator extraction apparatus (EN120), formaldehyde emission chamber (EN 717-1), formaldehyde emission flasks (EN717-3), stainless steel reactor for high accuracy vacuum, pressure, thermal and hydrothermal treatment, air velocity meter, temperature and relative humidity recorders and data loggers, precision flow leters, dial test indicators, probe indicators, wood moisture meters, Ph meter, heated magnetic stirrers, laboratory mill , log waterbath, veneer lathe, hamermill (with cyclone), pilot pressure impragnation plant, laboratory flaker, hydraulic press with heated plattens, metal and glass welding equipment, vacuum pumps, GC, HPLC, hood, autoclave, universal testing machine 30?N, laboratory balances, analytical balance, data Loggers, isoperibol bomb calorimeter, rotary evaporator, laboratory sieve shaker, deep freezing chamber, homogenizer, large collection of wood samples.

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