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Economics of cutting hardwood dimension parts with an automated systemAuthor(s): Henry A. Huber; Steve Ruddell; Kalinath Mukherjee; Charles W. McMillin
Source: Forest Products Journal 39(5):46-50
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionA financial analysis using discounted cash-flow decision methods was completed to determine the economic feasibility of replacing a conventional roughmill crosscut and rip operation with a proposed automated computer vision and laser cutting system. Red oak and soft maple lumber were cut at production levels of 30 thousand board feet (MBF)/day and 5 MBF/day to produce furniture and kitchen cabinet parts.
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CitationHuber, Henry A.; Ruddell, Steve; Mukherjee, Kalinath; McMillin, Charles W. 1989. Economics of cutting hardwood dimension parts with an automated system. Forest Products Journal 39(5):46-50
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