Figure 2. Plan of the Solar Timber Seasoning Kiln - Side View

Materials of Construction;

Drying Chamber:

Transparent cover: Outer sheeting: 0,25 mm polyethylene sheet interior sheeting: 0,05 mm polyethylene sheet

Frames: Wood frame superstructure consisting of 12,5 cm x 5 cm wall and roof studs placed at 0,90 m intervals.

Insulation: 50 mm air gap between the double polyethylene sheeting;9,5 mm plywood without air gap has been used for the North wall.


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