Story: Radiata pine

Fibreboard (2nd of 4)


Fibreboard is made with low-grade pine wood, which is chipped and then further reduced to fibres. Hardboard and insulation board is manufactured from wet fibres that are pressed together. Medium-density fibreboard is a composite of dry wood fibres that have been mixed with resin and pressed into boards.

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Peter Berg, 'Radiata pine - Uses of pine timber', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 23 September 2021)

Story by Peter Berg, published 24 Nov 2008