891122 Wood processing

Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2022/23
Languages of instruction


This course concentrates on various topics of the processing technology in the wood industry, especially on aspects of production and production technology of wood based panels:

• basics

• raw material supply and preparation

• disintegration of the wood structure

• Sieving and classifying

• Drying

• Application of the adhesive

• Forming and preparation of the mat to be pressed

• Press cycle

• Post treatment of the pressed board

• Processing of wood based panels

• ecological aspects

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The students will learn about various topics of the processing technology in the wood industry. Points of main effort are the main processing steps during the production of the various types of wood based panels as well as the technological details as part of the modern wood processing industry. Reaching the aim of the course the student will have enough basic knowledge to also evaluate and understand additional informations from various sources.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.