Microwave Wood Processing

Grigory Torgovnikov

Publications

Books:

1.       Torgovnikov G.I., Pigildin N. F.1979 "Usage  Experience  of Debarking  Equipment". Moscow, Lesnaya Promyshl. Publisher.136pp.( in Russian)

2.       Torgovnikov G. I. 1986  "Dielectric  Properties  of  Wood". Moscow. Lesnaya Promyshl. Publisher. 126pp.( in Russian)

3.       Torgovnikov G.I., Simonov M.N. 1990. "Debarking  Equipment (Construction  and  Operation)". Moscow. Lesnaya Promyshl. Publisher. 184 pp.(in Russian)

4.       Torgovnikov G.I. 1993 "Dielectric  Properties  of  Wood  and  Wood - Based  Materials". Berlin. Springer - Verlag. 196 pp.(in  English)

 

Articles and Papers

In  Russian, German, Swedish

1.       Torgovnikov G.I. (1969)  Investigation of Heat Exchange of Round Wood with Air. Khimki. Transect. of TsNIIME, N 102, p.110 - 116.

2.       ---------  (1970)  Thawing of Bark in Heat Air Flow. Khimki. Transect. of TsNIIME, N 107, p.137 - 142.

3.       ---------  (1970) Effect of Low Temperature on Bark and Wood Adhesive Forces. Khimki. Transect.of TsNIIME, N 110, p.46 -53.

4.       ---------  (1974) The Method of Calculation of Time and Heat Consumption on Thawing Round Wood in Gas Flow before Debarking. Khimki. Transect.of TsNIIME, N 140, p. 120 - 126.

5.       --------- , Manuilov N. A. (1977) Microwave Debarking Method and Microwave Power Application for Wood Processing. Electronnaya Obrabotka Materialov, N 1,p. 54 - 56.

6.       --------- , Minakova T.V. (1979) Microwave Heating of Frozen Round Wood before  Debarking. Transect.of TsNIIME, p. 78 - 86.

7.       ---------  (1979) Microwave Power Application for Wood and Wood - Based Materials Processing. Moscow. VNIPIEIlesprom, N12,32pp.

8.       ---------  , Kasanov N.U. (1980)  Experimental Determination of Dielectric Properties of Bark and Wood at Negative Temperature by Super High Frequencies.Transect.of TsNIIME, p. 140- 148.

9.       --------- , Minakova T.V. (1981) Microwave Thawing of Bark and Sapwood. Derevoobrab. Prom., N 2, p.15 - 16.

10.    --------- , Fursin A.P. (1981)  Heating of Frozen Wood before Debarking. Moscow. VNIPIEIlesprom, N14, 20 pp.

11.    ---------  1982  Dielectric Properties of Main Species of Wood at Microwave Frequencies. Derevoobrab. Prom., N 5, p. 4 - 6.

12.    ---------  , Dubinin V.Z. (1982)  Investigation of Microwave Thermomechanical Method of Frozen  Wood Cutting. Lesnoy Zhurnal, N 3, p. 47 -50.

13.    --------- , Minakova T.V. (1983) Microwave Method of Woody Verdure Treatment. Lesnoy Zhurnal, N 2, p. 52 -55.

14.    --------- , Kodeba S.D. (1984) Wooden Chips Drying in Super High Frequency Electromagnetic Field. Lesnoy Zhurnal, N 2, p.75 - 78.

15.    --------- , Novikov M.P.,Dubinin V.Z. 1988  Microwave Drying of  Matches.  Derevoobrab. Prom., N 9, p. 13 - 15.

16.    ---------  (1988)  Microwave Heating in Wood - Based Material Processing. Moscow. VNIPIEIlesprom, Plity i Fanera, N 10, 40 pp.

17.    --------- , Goryaev S.K., Sergeev V.P. 1989  Application of Microwave Power for Veneer Drying. Transect.of TsNIIME, p.37-41.

18.    ---------  (1989) Perspective of Microwave Power Application for Processing of Wood and Wood - Based Materials. Derevoobrab. Prom., N 5, p. 13 - 16.

19.    ---------  (1990)  Dielektrische Eigenschften von Absolut Trocknem Holz and Holz - Stoff. Leipzig. Holztechnologie, N 11, s. 9 - 11(in Germen).

20.    ---------  (1994)  Timber Research in Russia. Microwave Technology. Melbourne. Wood Science Digest (The Institute of Wood Science, Australian Branch), N 53,p. 9 - 11(in English).

21.    --------- , Antti L. (1995)  Mikrovags - Torkning (vagad teori omsatt i praktiken). Stockholm. Nordisk Trateknik., N 1, p. 5 - 8 (in Swedish).

 

In English

22.--------- ,Antti L. (1995) Microwave Heating of Wood. ,International Conference on Microwave and High Frequency Heating, 17-21 September, Cambridge, U. K. Proceedings, p. E31-E34.

23.--------- , Goryaev S.K. (1995) Microwave Drying and Moisture Levelling of Birch Veneer. Proceedings, International Conference on Microwave and High Frequency Heating,17-21 September, Cambridge, U. K. Proceedings, p. S201-S203.

24.----------  (1996)  Practical Aspects of Microwave Power Application for Timber Drying. International Conference "Scientific and Industrial RF and Microwave Applications", 9-10 July, Melbourne, Australia. Proceedings, p. 9-17.

25. -------- ,Vinden P. (1997). Some Aspects of Microwave Application in the Forest Industry. First World Congress on Microwave Processing, 5-9 January, Buena Vista, USA. Proceedings, p. 80-81.

               

26.Torgovnikov G. (1997). Microwave Drying of Wood Chips for Particleboard.  International Conference on  Microwave and High Frequency Heating., Fermo,9-13 September. Proceeding of the Conference, p. 216-219.

27. Torgovnikov G., Vinden P. (1997). Some Aspects of Microwave Application in

the Forest Industry. In book : “Microwaves: Theory and Application in Materials

 Processing lV”. Ceramic Transactions, Vol.80, p. 659-670.

28. Zhao H, Turner I., Torgovnikov G., (1998). An Experimental and Numerical Investigation of The Microwave Heating of Wood. J. of Microwave Power and E. E.,Vol 33, N 2, p.121 - 133.

29. Torgovnikov G., Vinden P., Mapanda E., Cobham P (1999). The Application of Microwaves for Preservative Treatment of Wooden Posts. 7 th International Conference on Microwave and High Frequency Heating,14-17 September, Valencia, Spain, Proceedings, p.555-558.

30. Vinden P., Torgovnikov G. (2000).  The Physical Manipulation of Wood Properties Using

Microwave. International Conference of IUFRO, The Future of Eucalypts for Wood Production,

19-24 March, Tasmania, Australia , Proceedings, p. 240-247.

31. Torgovnikov G., Vinden P. (2000). New Wood Based Materials TORGVIN and VINTORG. 5th Pacific Rim Bio-Based Composite Symposium, 10-13 December 2000, Canberra, Australia. Proceedings, p. 756-764.

32. Torgovnikov G., Vinden  P. (2002). Microwave Method for Increasing the Permeability of Wood and its Applications. In the book: ”Advances in Microwave and Radio Frequency Processing”, Springer -Verlag. Germany, p. 303-311. 

33. Vinden P., Torgovnikov G. (2002).  Innovative Microwave Technology for the Timber Industry. 3rd World Congress on Microwave and RF Applications, 22-26 September, Sydney,  Australia. Book of Proceedings  p. 133-141.

34. Torgovnikov G., Vinden  P.(2003). Effect of Intensive Microwave Radiation on Wood Structure.

 (Conference paper). 9 th International Conference on Microwave and High Frequency Heating, 2-5 September, Loughborough , UK,Proceedings Book, pp. 501-504. 

35.  M. Mekhtiev, G. Torgovnikov. 2004. Method of Check Analysis of MW Modified Wood. Woos Science and Technology (Berlin, Springer-Verlag), Vol.38, No 7, pp 501-519.

36. G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2004. New MW Technology and Equipment for Wood Modification. (Conference paper). November 7-12, 2003, Austin , USA, Fours World  Congress on Microwave and Radio Frequency Applications. Book of Abstracts, pp 77-78.

37. G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2005. New Equipment for  Microwave Wood Modification. (Conference paper). September 12-15, 2005, Modena , Italy, 10 th International Conference on Microwave and High Frequency Heating, 2-5 September, Proceedings book ,pp. 293-297. 

38. A. Hutchinson, G. Torgovnikov, A. Shaginov. 2005.  New material Vintorg from Paulownia Wood.  Australian Supplier Magazine, July 2005, pp. 76-77.

39. G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2006. New 300 kW Plant for   Microwave Wood Modification. (Conference paper).August 9-11, Boston , USA, 40th Annual International Symposium, Proceedings pp. 260-263. 

40. G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2007. Microwave Applicator for  Intensive Timber Radiation to Modify Wood Structure. (Conference paper). September 3-6, 2007, Oradea, Romania, 11 th International Conference on Microwave and High Frequency Heating, Proceedings, pp. 335-338.

41. P. Vinden, G. Torgovnikov, J. Hann, A. Shaginov.2007. Microwave Modification of Pisea Sitchenisis (Sitka spruce). Conference paper. October  15-16,2007, Cardiff, UK, Third European Conference on Wood Modification. Proceedings pp 287-290.

  42. G. Harris, G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden, G. Brodie, A. Shaginov. 2008. Microwave Pretreatment of Backsawn Messmate Boards to Improve Drying Quality: Part 1. Drying Technology (London, Taylor & Frances), Vol. 26, No 5, pp 579-584.

  43  G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2008. Main Aspects of Microwave Wood Modification Applicable for the Timber Industry. (Congress paper). August 4-8, 2008, Otsu, Japan, Global Congress on Microwave Energy Applications, Proceedings, pp. 407-410.

45.  P. Vinden, G. Torgovnikov, A. Shaginov, J. Hann. 2008. Microwave Manufacturing of Solid Wood Composite from Paulownia fortunei and Paulownia elongate. (Conference paper). September, 24-26, 2008, Espoo, Finland, International Panel Product  Symposium, Proceedings, pp. 211-219.

 44. K. Sugiyaento , G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2008. Microwave Wood Modification of Timber Surfaces for Preservative Treatment.(Congress paper). August 4-8, 2008, Otsu, Japan, Global Congress on Microwave Energy Applications, Proceedings, pp. 229-232.

46. G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2009. High-Intensity Microwave Wood Modification for Increasing Permeabiality. Forest Products Journal Vol. 59, No 4, pp. 84-92.

47. G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden, H. Senko. 2009. Intensive microwave radiation of large cross section sawn timber to modify wood structure. (Conference paper). September 3-6, 2009, Karlsruhe, Germany, 12 th International Conference on Microwave and High Frequency Heating, Proceedings, pp. 59-62.

 48. K. Sugiyaento , G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2009. Microwave surface modification of    Radiata pine peeler cores for preservative treatment. (Conference paper). May 3-6, 2009, Beijing,  40th Annual Meeting of International Research Group on Wood Preservation, Proceedings  IRG/WP 09-40453, pp. 1-11.

 49. K. Sugiyaento, P. Vinden, G. Torgovnikov. 2009. Microwave surface modification of  Radiata pine peeler cores: technical and cost analyses. (Conference paper). September 16-18,  International Panel Products Symposium 2009, Proceedings, pp 291-296.

 50. P. Vinden, G. Torgovnikov, Wahyudy Syuti Pono.2009. Microwave assisted drying of  Radiata pine veneer. (Conference paper). September 16-18,  International Panel Products Symposium, Proceedings, pp 89-97.

 51. M. Daian, A. Taube, G. Torgovnikov, G. Daian and Y. Shramkov. 2009. Computer modelling of the energy distribution within wood  throughout microwave processing. Journal: Computer, Materials & Continua (CMC), Vol. 8, No 3, pp.165-171.                                                                                         52.  G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2010. Microwave wood modification technology and its applications. Forest Products Journal Vol. 60, No 2, pp 173-182.

53.  G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden.2010. Microwave modification of  Paulownia wood for increasing permeability. (Conference paper). July 14-16, International Microwave Power Institute’s 44th Annual Symposium, Proceedings, pp 73-78.

54. K. Sugiyaento, P. Vinden, G. Torgovnikov. 2010. Microwave surface modification of  pinus radiata peeler cores: technical and cost analyses. Forest Products Journal Vol. 60, No 4, pp 346-352.        55.  P. Vinden, G. Torgovnikov, J. Hann. 2011. Microwave modification of  Radiata pine railway sleepers for preservative treatment. European Journal of Wood and Wood Products Vol. 69 , pp 271-279.  (Online) DOI 10.1007 -010-0428-8.

56. G. Torgovnikov , P. Vinden, K. Sugiyaento. 2011. New microwave applicator for timber surface modification (modelling, design and tests). (Conference paper). September 5-8, 2011, Toulouse, France, 13 th International Conference on Microwave and High Frequency Heating, Proceedings, pp. 268-271.

57.  Zhou Yongdong, G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden, Fu Feng. 2011.Technological Analysis of Microwave Pre-treatment for Fast Drying of Hardwood. China Wood Industry Vol.25, No 1, pp 23-25.

58. G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2012. High power microwave applicator for wood modification (modelling, design and tests). Congress paper. July 23-27, 2012, Long Beech, California, USA. 2th  Global Congress on Microwave Energy Application. Proceedings, pp 492-509.

59. G. Torgovnikov, G. Harris, P. Vinden. 2013. Microwave hardwood modification technology for fast timber drying. Conference paper. September 16-19, 2013, Nottingham, UK, 14 th International Conference on Microwave and High Frequency Heating, Proceedings, pp. 108-111.

60. G. Torgovnikov,  P. Vinden. 2014. Microwave modification of the peeler cores for preservative treatment. Journal of Materials Science and Engineering with Advanced Technology. Vol. 9 , No 1, pp 51-68.

61. G. Torgovnikov, P. Vinden. 2015. Microwave conversion of plantation grown Blue gum timber (Eucalyptus globulues  L’Herit) wood to Torgvin and impregnation with metal alloy.  Journal of Materials Science and Engineering with Advanced Technology. Vol.11 , No 1, pp 1-19.

 

Patents

Patents (Russian) in the Field of Mechanical, Thermal and Microwave Wood Processing:

No.

174117 Torgovnikov G. I. Roller conveyor for log feeding.                                      

178088  Torgovnikov G. I. Mechanism for tool pressing in rotor debarking plant.         

184719 Simonov M.N., Fomichev A.A.,Torgovnikov G. I. Mechanism for timber transporting in wood processing installations.                                                                                                      

189137 Torgovnikov G. I., Simonov M.N. Mechanism for tool pressure control in rotor debarking  plant.                                                                                                                             

292776 Simonov M.N., Maiorova A.G., Torgovnikov G. I. Springing tool for debarking machine.

392193 Torgovnikov G. I. Microwave method of bark detachment from wood.                              

423638 Prelovsky B.A., Torgovnikov G. I., Ribakov D.M. Method of timber debarking.

431014 Gavrilov U.S., Torgovnikov G. I., Ugov V.G. The tool for rotary debarker.

469593 Torgovnikov G. I., Ribakov D. M.  Microwave installation for timber treatment before debarking. 

469594 Urin Y.M., Torgovnikov G. I. Device for log feeding to wood processing machine.

471200 Torgovnikov G. I., Pigildin N.F., Ugov V.G. The tool for rotary peeling unit.

471203 Torgovnikov G. I., Potapova L.A. Method of wooden cheeps debarking.             

529078 Torgovnikov G. I., Manuilov H.A. MW installation for frozen timber treatment .

562424 Torgovnikov G. I. The drum for log debarking.

576259 Torgovnikov G. I., Andronov V.V.  Installation for timber positioning.

640707  Torgovnikov G. I., Lysov G. V.  Installation for trees cutting

650813 Fursin A.P.,Matjunin V. J., Torgovnikov G. I. The drum for timber debarking.

650915 Torgovnikov G. I., Andronov V.V.  Installation for long logs batch dividing.

682367 Torgovnikov G. I., Dubinin V.Z. MW installation for timber debarking.

741826 Torgovnikov G. I., Ribakov D.M.  Microwave method of  log cutting.

 

815099 MakarevichL.M., ZaharovV.V., Torgovnikov G. I. Method of pulp manufacturing.

816428 Torgovnikov G. I., Suhanov  V.S. Method of needles detachment from branches.             

859163 Kasanov N.U., Dubinin V.Z.,Torgovnikov G. I. Method of veneer manufacturing and installation.              

899336 Torgovnikov G. I. Microwave method of wood cutting without shavings.

936848 Torgovnikov G. I., Ovchnnikov B.B., Dubinin V.Z. MW knife for wood cutting.

1051148                Torgovnikov G. I., Uvarov A. P., Krasnovsky S.S. MW method of pulp manufacturing.

1175698 Oskerko V.E., Torgovnikov G. I.,Manuhin G.F. The knife for branches removal from stem.

1183798 Torgovnikov G. I., Novikov M. P. MW method of wood products drying.

1257962 Oskerko V.E., Torgovnikov G. I. Method of timber treatment.

1274927 Torgovnikov G. I., Dubinin V.Z., Kasanov N.U. MW installation for log defrosting.

 

1278212 Simonov M.N., Torgovnikov G. I., Bulanov A.V. The tool for debarking machine.

1335464 Kasanov N.U.,Simonov M.N.,Torgovnikov G. I. Method of wooden cheeps manufacturing.

1672169 Dubinin V.Z., Torgovnikov G. I., Lysov G. V. MW drying installation for different products.

 

International patents 

1. Vinden P., Romero J., Torgovnikov G. 2004.  A method for increasing the permeability of wood. Patents: US 6,742,278, Russian Federation 002414, Australia 765807, NZ 509258, South Africa 2001/0099.

2. Torgovnikov G., Vinden P., 2002. Modified  Wood  Product and Process for the Preparation Thereof. Patents: Canada CA 2441498, China ZL02806929.3, NZ 527828, Russian Federation 005058.

3. Torgovnikov G., P. Vinden , 2006.  A Method of Microwave Treatment of Wood. Patents: US 7,089,685, NZ 529415.