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    Author(s): R. Edward Thomas
    Date: 1995
    Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-202. Radnor, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 72 p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    Description

    The ROugh Mill RIP-first simulator (ROMI-RIP) is a computer software package for IBM compatible personal computers that simulates current industrial practices for gang-ripping lumber. This guide shows the user how to set and examine the results of simulations regarding current or proposed mill practices. ROMI-RIP accepts cutting bills with up to 300 different part sizes. Plots of processed boards are easily viewed or printed. Detailed summaries of processing data (number of rips and crosscuts) and yields (single boards or entire board files) can be viewed or printed.

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    Citation

    Thomas, R. Edward ROMI-RIP: Rough Mill RIP-first simulator user''s guide. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-202. Radnor, PA: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 72 p.

    Keywords

    sawing, computer programs, lumbering

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