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Teardrop chunker performance.Author(s): Joseph B. Sturos
Source: Research Paper NC-285. 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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DescriptionDescribes a new machine designed to reduce small-diameter logs into small chunks or blocks. The chunks can be used to manufacture flakeboard and composite wood products as well as for energy wood. Presents data on the physical character of chunkwood produced; production rates; and torque, power, and energy requirements for two species and two nominal chunk lengths.
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CitationSturos, Joseph B. 1989. Teardrop chunker performance. Research Paper NC-285. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordschunkwood, energy wood, wood conversion, chipping, wood comminution, flakeboard, composite wood products
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