Εθνικό Ίδρυμα Αγροτικής Έρευνας Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems and Forest Products Technology

Laboratory of Wood Anatomy and Technology
 

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  The Laboratory of  Wood Anatomy and Technology belongs to the Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems and Forest Products Technology. Since 1928 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  
     
  Equipment  
  Rotary microtomes,  sledge microtomes, cryostat microtome, light microscopes, stereoscopic microscopes, 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 (ΕΝ120), 225L formaldehyde and VOC emission chamber (ΕΝ 717-1), formaldehyde emission flasks (ΕΝ717-3), stainless steel reactor for accurate complex treatments (vacuum, pressure, thermal, hydrothermal, THM treatments), air velocity meter, temperature and relative humidity recorders and data loggers, precision flow meters,  dial test indicators, probe indicators, wood moisture meters, Ph meter, heated magnetic stirrers, laboratory mill , log waterbath, 80cm veneer lathe, hamermill (with cyclone), pilot pressure impregnation plant, laboratory flaker, 50x80cm hydraulic press with heated plattens, metal and glass welding equipment, vacuum pumps, GC, HPLC, hood, autoclave, universal hydraulic testing machine 100ΚN, laboratory balances, analytical balance, data Loggers, isoperibol bomb calorimeter with pellet press, rotary evaporator, laboratory sieve shaker, deep freezing chamber, homogenizer, large collection of Greek wood samples and microtomes.  
 
 
     
   
  Multifunctional custom made stainless steel reactor 1L  
     
 

 
  Formaldehyde emmissions chamber (ΕΝ717-1)  
     
   
  In-ground biological resistance test of wood blocks  
     
   
  Above-ground biological resistance test of wood blocks  
     
   
  Fully automated solar dryer