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    Author(s): Donald L. Sirois
    Date: 1981
    Source: ASAE Paper 81-1077. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 11 p.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    A proto-type mobile chip harvester has been designed to harvest forest biomass in the form of logging residuals for use as energy wood. The proto-type is presently undergoing developmental tests. Results are encouraging, indicating mechanical feasibility with prospects of working systems within the next several years.

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    Sirois, Donald L. 1981. Some engineering aspects of the Nicholson-Koch mobile chipper. ASAE Paper 81-1077. St. Joseph, MI: American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 11 p.

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