Drying of sawn goods at Ust-Ilimsk Sawmill is carried out in countercurrent flow through-feed progressive drying chambers Valmet.
Sawn goods are dried till transport humidity (20 ± 2 %) .
Low-temperature soft modes are used for drying of sawn goods, providing defect-free drying along with preserving natural physical and mechanical properties of wood, inclusive of durability and colour. Air with entry temperature 60º C is used as a drying agent.
There is no chemical treatment stage in technological process as well as no preliminary chemical treatment of saw logs.