Previous studies have indicated that the largest loss associated with green veneer production occurs at the green veneer clipper. It has been reported that up to 26 percent of the block volume is lost during clipping. However, because of today's processing sophistication, this value is no longer considered current nor...
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The timber shortage in the Pacific Northwest is forcing sawmill owners to
improve the competitiveness of their harvesting and processing
operations. A computer simulation and financial statement analysis were
used to compare the processing efficiency and profitability of three
bucking strategies: log cost minimization (traditional 40-foot preferred-length
logs); hauling length...