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    Author(s): Frank E. Biltonen; James A. Mattson; Edsel D. Matson
    Date: 1979
    Source: Research Paper NC-174. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    A cost analysis of a 60 green ton per hour chip debarking plant predicts a processing cost of $7.58 per dry output ton, exclusive of raw materials costs.

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    Citation

    Biltonen, Frank E.; Mattson, James A.; Matson, Edsel D. 1979. The cost of debarked whole-tree chips: stump to digestor. Research Paper NC-174. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    harvesting, chipping, economics, bark barking, wood fuel, pulping whole-tree utilization, energy

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