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Advances in Sawmill Technology

Editor(s): G.R. Middleton
Source: Research Branch
Subject: Forest Industry and Products
Series: FRDA Report
Other details:  Published 1989. Hardcopy is available.


Forintek Canada Corp.'s 1988-89 research program achieved important developments in sawing, saw control, moisture sorting and incising for treating and seasoning of lumber. These achievements, along with the results of mill performance tests of camera scanners for computer-optimized log bucking and of curve sawing equipment, were reported to Forintek's member companies through a series of seminars, the proceedings of which are provided here. The seminars took place in Prince George, Williams Lake and Kelowna, B.C., June 8, 13 and 15, 1989 respectively.

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