April 10th, 2017

Distortion describes a change in the shape of a piece of timber or timber-based material.  Distortions can happen as timber dries and shrinks. This can lead to timber bowing, twisting and cupping.

Office flooding can lead to wood furniture becoming water-logged, which can create distortions.

Reference: Distortion

Last Modified / Updated on: March 17, 2017 at 2:05 pm

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