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The SHOLO mill: make pallet parts and pulp chips from low-grade hardwoodsAuthor(s): Hugh W. Reynolds; Charles J. Gatchell; Charles J. Gatchell
Source: Res. Pap. NE-180. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 16 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionSHOLO (from SHOrt Log) is a new solution to the old problem of profitably converting low-grade hardwood logs into products or product parts. It does away with the traditional and often uneconomical procedure of sawing low-grade logs into standard lumber and then converting this standard lumber into product parts. Instead, the SHOLO process is used to convert low-grade logs directly into product parts. In this report we describe the SHOLO process and give a specific example of one design of a SHOLO mill.
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CitationReynolds, Hugh W.; Gatchell, Charles J. 1970. The SHOLO mill: make pallet parts and pulp chips from low-grade hardwoods. Res. Pap. NE-180. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 16 p.
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