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Reducing the forces required to delimb hardwoods.

Author(s):

James A. Mattson
Joseph B. Sturos

Year:

1996

Publication type:

Research Paper (RP)

Primary Station(s):

Northern Research Station

Historical Station(s):

North Central Research Station

Source:

Research Paper NC-327. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

Description

Documents the forces required to delimb hardwoods as a functional of knife parameters, and identifies opportunities to reduce forces and increase productivity of machines using delimbing knives.

Citation

Mattson, James A.; Sturos, Joseph B. 1996. Reducing the forces required to delimb hardwoods. Research Paper NC-327. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

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