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Loss from variation in sawing precisionAuthor(s):
Source: Research note FPL no. 069. Madison, WI : USDA, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 3 pages.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Forest Products Laboratory
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DescriptionA major loss sustained by small mills results from inaccurately cut lumber. Such lumber sells only at reduced prices and encounters stiffer sales resistance than lumber from the more accurately cutting band mills. A less apparent loss is the excessive loss of material that results from inaccurate cutting.
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Citation1964. Loss from variation in sawing precision. Research note FPL no. 069. Madison, WI : USDA, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 3 pages.
KeywordsVariation, precision, cutting, sawmilling, yields, lumber, sawteeth, bearings, frozen timber, oversizing
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