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    Author(s): Nels S. Christopherson
    Date: 1984
    Source: Research Note NC-311. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: North Central Research Station
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    Description

    An experiment using auger cutters to remove single limbs from six species showed that torque required depends on species and relative cutter rotation direction and that all species require 2 horsepower or less per inch width of cut using 2 1/2-inch-diameter cutters

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    Citation

    Christopherson, Nels S. 1984. Removing Single Limbs Using a Rotary Auger Cutter. Research Note NC-311. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station

    Keywords

    Delimbing, experiment, milling cutters, torque, up-milling, down-milling

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