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TIGHT KNOT [1 record]

Record 1 2017-08-22


Subject field(s)
  • Wood Products
  • Plywood
  • Natural Construction Materials

Knots the circumference of which is intergrown with the surrounding wood to a length of not less than 3/4 of their cross-sectional perimeter. [Definition standardized by ISO.]


intergrown knot; adhering knot; tight knot: terms standardized by ISO.


  • Produits du bois
  • Contreplaqués
  • Matériaux de construction naturels

Nœuds dont la couche externe adhère au bois environnant sur au moins 3/4 du périmètre de la section du nœud. [Définition normalisée par l'ISO.]


nœud adhérent : terme normalisé par l'ISO.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Productos madereros
  • Madera contrachapada
  • Materiales de construcción naturales

[...] nudos adherentes: son aquellos cuyos tejidos son solidarios con la madera que los rodea; tienen su origen en pequeñas ramas que cayeron o fueron cortadas y el hueco que dejaron fue recubierto luego por tejido nuevo.

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