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Laminated lumber may be more profitable than sawn lumberAuthor(s): P. Koch
Source: Forest Industries 103(6):42-44
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionBy laminating 1/4-in. rotary-cut veneer into structural lumber, manufacturers can expand lumber output by at least 30% without increasing volume logged. The idea merits intensive study. Manufacturing plus raw material costs should total about $142/Mbf; sales price for desirable widths and lengths of the strong laminated product should approach or exceed $200/Mbf.
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CitationKoch, P. 1976. Laminated lumber may be more profitable than sawn lumber. Forest Industries 103(6):42-44
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