Sawdust


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sawdust

[′sȯ‚dəst]
(materials)
Wood fragments made by a saw in cutting.

Sawdust

 

a waste product consisting of small particles obtained in the process of sawing wood. The dimensions of sawdust particles depend on the type of cutting tool, the cutting speed, and the rate of feed. Sawdust is used as a raw material in the production of hydrolysates. It is also used in the manufacture of wood meal, as a filler, and as a fuel.

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