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Recycling of wood used for trucks
Published May 23, 2001 by Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan in Japan
Event: JSAE Spring Conference
The amount of wood materials used for the trucks' rear body is approximately 10% in weight. Just as for the other materials used in vehicles, wood materials are also required to be recycled. For plastic and metal materials recycling, both ""Thermal Recycling' and ""Material Recycling'' methods have been suggested. However, for wood materials recycling, we must take the unique characteristics of the wood materials into account and consider whether wood can be treated the same as plastics and metal materials. We will report the evaluation results of the wood materials recycling method while considering the wood's unique characteristics.