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Simulated sawing of squares: a tool to improve wood utilizationAuthor(s): R. Bruce Anderson; Hugh W. Reynolds
Source: Res. Pap. NE-473. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionManufacturers of turning squares have had difficulty finding the best combination of bolt and square sizes for producing squares most efficiently. A computer simulation technique has been developed for inexpensively detemining the best combination of bolt and square size. Ranges of bolt dimeters to achieve a stated level of yield are given. The manufacturer can choose which bolt sizes to use for sawing squares based on sawing method used, the range of bolt diameters available, and the size of square to be produced.
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CitationAnderson, R. Bruce; Reynolds, Hugh W. 1981. Simulated sawing of squares: a tool to improve wood utilization. Res. Pap. NE-473. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 7p.
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