2019 Dry Kiln Operator’s Short Course

Hodges Kiln Load
May 14 – 17, 2019
NC State University
Hodges Wood Products Lab
Raleigh, North Carolina  27695
Contact Phil Mitchell for more information at
919-515-5581 or phil_mitchell@ncsu.edu

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Course Description

This short course will provide practical knowledge about how lumber is effectively kiln dried and scientific background on related wood properties and processes.  It will have value for the beginner as well as experienced kiln operators and with supervisors, sales, and marketing personnel.  Instruction, by university  faculty and industry experts, will be both in the  classroom and through hands-on lab exercises using our 1000 BF steam heated dry kiln.  This is a “hands-on” course where you will learn by hearing, seeing, and most importantly, by doing!

Program Outline

Brochure for the 2019 Dry Kiln Operator’s Short Course