Scientist Profile

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Ricardo F. Casin

Expertise: Rattan Utilization, Wood Preservation, Wood Seasoning

Affiliation

Researcher, Forest Products Research and Development Institute, NSTA, College, Laguna

Association

    • PHILAAS, Member
    • Philippine Forest Research Society, Prof. Member
    • none, Vice-president
    • Philippine Standard Association, Member
    • Philippine Wood Preserver's Association, Board Member
    • none, Member
    • NRCP, Regular Member
    • IUFRO Div., 5, Member

Employment

    • Bureau of Forestry, Topographical Draftsman, 1947 - 1955
    • FPRDI, Researcher, 1955

Award

    • 1979 Best Paper Award, NSDB Interangency Committee, 1980
    • Outstanding Award for Forestry Research Application, IAGFRA, 1982
    • 1982 Best Paper Award, NSTA, 1983
    • Research Chairholder on Seasoning of Wood and Other Forest Products, Forest products research Foundation Inc., 1984-1985

Education

    • MIT, BS Mechanical Engineering, 1953

Publication

    • Casin, R.F., (1966) Chemical treatment to minimize the cracking of wood carvings
    • Wood Preservation Report Volume 1, No. (2):
    • Cortes, R.T. Casin, R.F., (1959) Air seasoning of lumber
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 5, No. (1):
    • Casin, R.F. Cuaresma, T.G., (1959) Determination of species correction for Philippine wood for resistance-type moisture mater
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 5, No. (3):
    • Cortes, R.T. Casin, R.F. Santos, N., (1960) Density and shrinkage properties of Philippine woods
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 6, No. (1):
    • Casin, R.F., (1961) Different and methods of seasoning wood and their advantages
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 7, No. (4):
    • Casin, R.F., (1965) Drying stress patterns in mayapis from Surigao Mindanao Island
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 11, No. (1):
    • Casin, R.F., (1965) Importance of wood seasoning
    • Philippine Craftsman Volume 7, No. (9):
    • Casin, R.F. Cortes, R.T., (1965) Kiln drying practices in the Philippines
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 11, No. (4):
    • Casin, R.F., (1966) Some considerations in putting up a lumber dry kiln
    • Philippine Craftsman Volume 7, No. (6):
    • Casin, R.F., (1966) Some pointers in buying kiln-dried lumber
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 12, No. (4):
    • Casin, R.F. Tabacon, V.Y., (1966) Study of the suitability of using PEG-1000 for dao (Dracontamelon dao) wood carving
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 7, No. (1):
    • Casin, R.F., (1966) Wood carving
    • Agricultural and Industrial Life Volume 28, No. (12):
    • Francia, F.C. Casin, R.F., (1967) Directions of wood preservation research
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 13, No. (6):
    • Casin, R.F., (1967) Solar dryer for lumber
    • FORPRIDECOM Technical Note , No. (76):
    • Casin, R.F. Bello, E.D., (1968) Moisture content variation of coated and uncoated wood sample exposed to indoor and outdoor conditions
    • Wood Preservation Report Volume 2, No. (4):
    • Casin, R.F., (1968) Seasoning of red lauan (Shorea negrosensis)
    • Wood Preservation Report Volume 3, No. (6):
    • Casin, R.F., (1968) Seasoning of red lauan (Shorea polysperma)
    • Forestry Leaves Volume 18, No. (3):
    • Casin, R.F., (1969) Economics loses due to seasoning degrade wood
    • Wood Preservation Report Volume 4, No. (6):
    • Casin, R.F., (1969) Solar-drying of apitong, narra, red lauan and tangile
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 15, No. (4):
    • Casin, R.F. Mosteiro, A.P., (1970) Literature review on the utilization and preservation of bamboo
    • Wood Preserervation Report Volume 5, No. 9^):
    • Casin, R.F., (1971) Study on the effect of presteaming on the drying rates and qualities of 5/4-inch thick apitong
    • Wood Preservation Report Volume 6, No. (5):
    • Casin, R.F., (1973) Status of wood seasoning research in the Philippines its problem and needs
    • Proceedings 1st National Agricultural System Research Congress Workshop Session No. 13, PCARR
    • Casin, R.F. Ordinario, E.B., (1974) Comparative drying of 1-inch and 2-inch apitong (Dipterocarpus grandiflorus) using combinations of drying methods
    • FORPRIDE Digest Volume 3, No. (1-2):
    • Casin, R.F., (1975) Research situation and needs of wood seasoning and preservation
    • Proceedings, 1st PCARR Forest Research Congress, Timbar Products
    • Casin, R.F., (1975) Status of fire-research in the Philippines
    • Presented in absentia to a seminar held New Delhi, India, Sponsored by the Association for Service Cooperation in Asia
    • Casin, R.F., (1975) Survey of conditioning treatments practices in the Philippines
    • Presented in absentia to the 7th Annual Meeting of the International Research Group in Wood Preservation held in Jadwisin, near Warsaw, Poland
    • Mosteiro, A.P. Casin, R.F., (1976) Preservation treatment of coconut (Cocos nucifera L.) palm timber for electric power and telecommunication poles
    • NSDB Technology Journal Volume 1, No. (1):
    • (1977) Status on the demand and supply of rail sleepers in the Philippines
    • Rail Sleepers Association Journal Volume 1
    • Casin, R.F. Generalla N.C., (1978) Modification of the physical and mechanical properties of bagtikan and dita with vinyl monomers
    • FORPRIDE Digest Volume 7, No. (1):
    • Casin, R.F. Bawagan, P.V., (1978) Solar on the demand and supply of rail sleepers in the Philippines
    • Proceedings, Solar Drying Workshop, Ministry of Energy, Manila
    • Casin, R.F., (1979) Design of an experimental ratten pole dryer
    • FORPRIDE Digest Volume 8, No. (3-4):
    • Casin, R.F., (1980) Kiln drying schedules for aome Philippine commercial wood species
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 26, No. (3):
    • Casin, R.F., () Lumber dryer for the small and medium scale wood-industries
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume (1)
    • Tamolang, F.N. Lopez, F.R. Semana, J.A. Casin, R.F. Espiloy, Z.B., (1980) Properties and utilization of Philippine erect bamboos
    • Proceedings Workshop on Bamboo Research in Asia and Singapore
    • Casin, R.F., (1981) Rattan utilization and research status
    • Philippine Lumberman Volume 27, No. (2):
    • Casin, R.F. Cuaresma, T.G. Capati, A.D. Tamayo, G.Y. Amio, E.C., (1982) Lumber dryer for KK projects
    • FORPRIDE Digest Volume 11, No. (3-4):

Trainings

    • Wood Seasoning, 1962 - 1963, DFP, CSIRO, Malbourne
    • Kiln Drying and Wood Processing, 1974, West Germany/Singapore
    • Wood Plastic Composites, 1977, GIRIO, Osaka, Japan
    • Executive Training Course, 1981, Philippine Executive Academy, Baguio City
    • Project Study and Program Preparation, 1982, NSTA, Bicutan