Thermal conductivity of cane fiberboard

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The thermal conductivity of cane fiberboard was measured in two planes; parallel to the surface and perpendicular to the surface of the manufactured sheet. The information was necessary to better understand the thermal response of a loaded shipping container. The tests demonstrated that the thermal conductivity of cane fiberboard in the plane parallel to the surface of the sheet was nearly twice as great as the conductivity of the same material in a plane perpendicular to the sheet. There was no significant difference in the conductivity in different directions within the plane parallel to the surface, and the presence of ... continued below

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Leader, D.R. May 1, 1995.

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The thermal conductivity of cane fiberboard was measured in two planes; parallel to the surface and perpendicular to the surface of the manufactured sheet. The information was necessary to better understand the thermal response of a loaded shipping container. The tests demonstrated that the thermal conductivity of cane fiberboard in the plane parallel to the surface of the sheet was nearly twice as great as the conductivity of the same material in a plane perpendicular to the sheet. There was no significant difference in the conductivity in different directions within the plane parallel to the surface, and the presence of glue between layers of fiberboard did not significantly change the conductivity of the assembly. The tests revealed that the thermal conductivity measured in a direction perpendicular to the plane of the surface of a stack of cane fiberboard sheets not bonded together, decreases with an increase in the mean temperature. This was determined to be the result of air gaps between the sheets of fiberboard, and not related to the properties of the material itself

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OSTI as DE97060042

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  • Other Information: PBD: May 1995

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  • Other: DE97060042
  • Report No.: WSRC-TR--95-0245
  • Grant Number: AC09-89SR18035
  • DOI: 10.2172/402292 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 402292
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc683624

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Leader, D.R. Thermal conductivity of cane fiberboard, report, May 1, 1995; Aiken, South Carolina. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc683624/: accessed September 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.