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Prototyping an automated lumber processing systemAuthor(s): Powsiri Klinkhachorn; Ravi Kothari; Henry A. Huber; Charles W. McMillin; K. Mukherjee; V. Barnekov
Source: Forest Products Journal 43(2):11-18
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe Automated Lumber Processing System (ALPS)is a multi-disciplinary continuing effort directed toward increasing the yield obtained from hardwood lumber boards during their process of remanufacture into secondary products (furniture, etc.). ALPS proposes a nondestructive vision system to scan a board for its dimension and the location and expanse of surface defects on it. This information is then used to determine an efficient placement of the desired wood parts.
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CitationKlinkhachorn, Powsiri; Kothari, Ravi; Huber, Henry A.; McMillin, Charles W.; Mukherjee, K.; Barnekov, V. 1993. Prototyping an automated lumber processing system. Forest Products Journal 43(2):11-18
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