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Author
Orbay, L.
Date
January 2002
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Orbay, L.
Date
January 2002
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
47 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Digitalization
Subject
Scanning electron microscopy
Scanners
Series Number
1983
W-1826
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Thirty full-length sample trees from the B.C. Interior were selected for a study to determine whether external log characteristics can predict internal log quality. The sample trees were also used to create 3-dimensional log images for sawmill simulation purposes. "LogSaw", a simulation tool with internal log defect detection capabilities, was used to explore the extent to which internal and external log quality information can improve log breakdown optimization. A model of a hypothetical sawmill producing lumber for the standard North American dimension market was created to study how lumber value recovery depends on different sawing optimization scenarios. Three sawing optimization scenarios using different levels of knowledge of internal log defects were compared to currently used sawing optimization technique:
Ideal sawing optimization - all defects within log interior are known.
Sawing optimization using only the knowledge of surface knots.
Sawing optimization using log rotation instructions based on zones of least external knot density. Simulation results have shown that it is worthwhile to “look into the log”. When compared with the current optimization technique, the sawing optimization, including the full knowledge of log interior, has increased the value recovery by 6.2%. When only the surface knots were projected into the log interior and included in the optimization, the value recovery had increased by 4.3%. Even this 4.3% increase is still a big improvement because this sawing optimization could be implemented using currently available scanning technologies and optimization software enhanced to include log surface knots. The scenario of using log rotation instructions based on predicted zones of least internal knot density did not show value recovery improvement. Including surface knots in the log breakdown optimization has considerably increased sawmill revenue; the hypothetical sawmill considered in this study, processing 400,000 m3 of log per year, has increased its revenue by $2.2 million.
Scanners, Electronic
Defects - Detection
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1 : l'écorçage des billes

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub38641
Author
Pleau, J.H.
Date
January 1993
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Pleau, J.H.
Date
January 1993
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
51 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Maintenance
Series Number
E-1843
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
French
Abstract
Debarkers - Maintenance
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2 : le déchiquetage : la qualité des copeaux : à la déchiqueteuse à disque

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub2106
Author
Pleau, J.H.
Date
January 1993
Edition
38642
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Pleau, J.H.
Date
January 1993
Edition
38642
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
14 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Planers
Series Number
E-1844
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
French
Abstract
Planers - Maintenance
Knives
Cutters
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3 : le déchiquetage : la qualité des copeaux : à la déchiqueteuse-équarisseuse (Canter)

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub2107
Author
Pleau, J.H.
Date
January 1993
Edition
38643
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Pleau, J.H.
Date
January 1993
Edition
38643
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
11 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Chippers
Series Number
E-1845
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
French
Abstract
Chipper Canters - Maintenance
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4 : le tamisage des copeaux

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub2108
Author
Pleau, J.H.
Date
January 1993
Edition
38644
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Pleau, J.H.
Date
January 1993
Edition
38644
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
8 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Chips
Sorting
Series Number
E-1846
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
French
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5 ply, preservative treated plywood sample

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub1563
Author
Morgan, E.K.
Date
October 1985
Edition
38069
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Morgan, E.K.
Contributor
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
Date
October 1985
Edition
38069
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
3 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Testing
Preservation
Plywood
Series Number
3-45-68-569
E-197
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Plywood - Preservation - Testing
Plywood - Testing
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2006-07 Lumber properties program

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub1335
Author
Lum, Conroy
Date
March 2007
Edition
37816
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Lum, Conroy
Contributor
Canadian Forest Service
National Lumber Grades Authority
Date
March 2007
Edition
37816
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
68 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Mechanical properties
Specifications
Grading
Specification
Series Number
5439
W-2383
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
The Canadian lumber industry has identified, as a high priority, the establishment of a multi-year Lumber Properties Program that pulls together a number of urgent initiatives currently underway to establish and/or maintain Canadian lumber design values. The desire is to have an overall program that emphasizes the proper development of a longer-term strategic plan and process to deal with current and future initiatives. Combining the current industry resources with Federal Government contributions through Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), the first step in the Program has been completed: to gather the various initiatives now underway and to begin the formal development of pan-Canadian policies to guide the development, implementation and on-going maintenance of such initiatives. The key activities in 2006-07 were:
Launching of the pilot phase of the on-going monitoring program, and development of a simulation model to assist in determining what sort of trends can be reliably detected and which cannot;
Completion of the in-grade testing program on Canadian Norway spruce;
Analysis of the No.2 2x4 Hem-Fir (N) monitoring study and confirmation of the appropriateness of assigned design values;
Identification of an alternative species grouping procedure for further study;
Starting of a process under the ASTM Committee on Wood to address gaps in the Grade Quality Index provisions in ASTM Practice D1990, and
Establishing a forum for engaging the US in discussions on lumber properties issues. Lumber properties issues crucial to maintaining the competitiveness of Canadian lumber continue to be the same as in previous years: tests and means to adjust for sample representativeness using the Grade Quality Index (GQI), species grouping and re-grouping procedures, and on-going lumber monitoring. As a result, discussion on a pan-Canadian strategy and supporting policies necessary to support Canadian lumber initiatives tend to focus on these three issues. The challenge is to ensure that these issues are dealt with in a way that balances both short and longer-term needs and provides a net overall benefit to the Canadian industry.
Grading - Lumber - Specifications
Lumber Strength
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Accelerated aging and outdoor weathering of aspen waferboard

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub4743
Author
Alexopoulos, J.
Date
March 1991
Edition
41549
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Alexopoulos, J.
Date
March 1991
Edition
41549
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
39 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Alberta
Manitoba
Saskatchewan
Waferboards
Utilization
Aspen
Aging
Series Number
Forestry Canada No. 1
E-1235
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Waferboard
Aspen - Utilization
Waferboard - Aging
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Accelerated drying of British Columbia framing lumber

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub779
Author
Mackay, J.F.Graham
Date
April 1984
Edition
37108
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Mackay, J.F.Graham
Contributor
Science Council of British Columbia.
Date
April 1984
Edition
37108
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
13 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Steam
Seasoning steam
Seasoning high temperature
Seasoning
Drying
High temperature
Series Number
W-327
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Seasoning - Steam
Seasoning - High temperature drying
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Accelerated durability testing of wood-base fiber and particle panel materials

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub1494
Author
Unligil, H.H.
Date
March 1982
Edition
37999
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Unligil, H.H.
Date
March 1982
Edition
37999
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
7 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Wood
Panels
Materials
Series Number
CFS/DSS project no 12/81-82
3-65-57-016
E-23
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Composite materials - Durability
Wood-based panels
Wood-based panels - Durability
Wood Based Composites
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Accuracy of check modeling and its effect on lumber value recovery

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub1357
Author
Orbay, L.
Date
March 2007
Edition
37841
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Orbay, L.
Contributor
Forestry Innovation Investment
Date
March 2007
Edition
37841
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
42 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Seasoning degrade
Seasoning
Recovery
Process control
Prevention
Series Number
Recipient Agreement No.: FII-MDP-07-0016
Contract No.: 2007-5155
W-2441
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Recovery - Process control
Seasoning - Degrade - Prevention
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Achieving maximum performance from computer optimized log bucking

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub865
Author
Wang, S.J.
Giles, D.R.
Date
January 1988
Edition
37211
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Wang, S.J.
Giles, D.R.
Date
January 1988
Edition
37211
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
30 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Digitalization
Subject
Simulation
Saw mills
Efficiency
Recovery
Logs
Automatic control
Series Number
W-533
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Logging - Bucking
Sawmilling - Computer simulation
Sawmilling - Efficiency
Recovery
Sawmilling - Automation
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Advanced technologies to improve penetration of wood treatments : biological incising with Dichomitus squalens in spruce and pine lumber

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub42460
Author
Dale, Angela
Morris, Paul I.
Date
March 2011
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Dale, Angela
Morris, Paul I.
Contributor
Natural Resources Canada. Canadian Forest Service.
Date
March 2011
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
18 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Preservation
Pinus
Picea
Series Number
Value to Wood No. FPI#117W
W-2823
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
Canadian wood species such as spruce and pine are difficult to treat with wood preservatives or other wood enhancing formulations due to a thin sapwood band and refractory heartwood. One method of improving penetration is by biological incising. Biological incising with Dichomitus squalens was originally developed in Austria in the 1990s to increase the permeability of European spruce prior to treatment with wood preservatives. Recently the patents on this technology lapsed. It was considered unlikely that industrial use of a European white-rot fungus would be acceptable in Canada. FPInnovations therefore conducted a screening test of a range of Canadian isolates of various white-rot fungi to identify an isolate that would be suitable for biological incising of Canadian spruce and pine. Under pure culture conditions, one isolate of Dichomitus squalens isolated from white spruce was found to greatly increase the permeability of the wood, particularly in spruce. The objective of the current study was to determine if these results could be achieved on commercial sized wood under non-sterile conditions more similar to an industrial setting. Lumber samples, 3.8 cm by 8.9 cm by 400 cm in length were incubated in plastic totes with fungal inoculum. Two isolates of fungi were tested as well as two different decontamination methods (steam and Benomyl solution) and two time frames (4 and 6 weeks). Through treatment of spruce samples (19 mm penetration) with 1.7% ACQ was achieved after six weeks incubation with D. squalens 78A (a spruce isolate). In matched samples treated with MCA, a minimum of 10 mm penetration was achieved in 90% of the samples. Strength loss in some individual samples was higher than adjustment factors for conventional incising (over 25%) suggesting that incubation time may need to be shortened. Preservative penetration was more variable in pine but permeability was increased; 60% of the samples reached a minimum penetration of 5 mm. Incubation time and conditions may need to be adjusted to achieve more consistent results. The results of this study show that biological incising can greatly improve the permeability of spruce and pine and can be achieved on 38 by 89 dimension lumber under conditions that could be utilized in an industrial setting. Future work should focus on determining incubation conditions that allow penetration requirements in Canadian standards to be met with acceptable strength loss.
Picea - Preservation
Pinus - Preservation
Preservation - Incising
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Advancement in osb manufacturing technology

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub5677
Author
Hsu, W.H.E.
Kirincic, S.
Date
January 1996
Edition
38830
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Hsu, W.H.E.
Kirincic, S.
Date
January 1996
Edition
38830
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
8 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Thickness
Strands
Resin
Oriented strandboard
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Oriented strandboard (OSB) manufacturing technology has been advancing steadily during the past few years. Today, the industry can produce higher quality OSB at lower costs than ever before in the product's history. Research results have shown that drying costs can be reduced and strand quality can be improved through proper wood yard management, and that the production efficiency can be improved through various ways of optimizing the pressing and processing operations. OSB quality has been improved and board density has been reduced by using long and thin strands in panel face layers and relatively short and thick strands in the panel core. The press times have been reduced by using higher press temperatures and higher mat face-layer moisture contents. The degree of strand alignment has been improved by controlling the falling distance from the alignment heads to the top of mat being formed. Strands alignment has been further enhanced by arranging the alignment disc gaps in such a way so that narrower strands can be aligned through narrower gaps and directed towards core while wider strands can be aligned through wider gaps and directed towards the panel surfaces. Based on these technical advancements, OSB can be produced faster and at a lower density without sacrificing quality. Consequently, the OSB industry is in the position to improve panel quality without resorting to costly options such as increasing resin content and press time.
OSB
Advancement
Strand Thickness
Strand Width
Strand Length
Resin Content
Press Temperature
Moisture
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Les alignements des machines de la scierie

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub41743
Author
Pleau, J.H.
Date
March 1996
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Pleau, J.H.
Date
March 1996
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
73 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Saws
Sawing
Saw mills
Canada
Series Number
Publication spéciale SP522F
E-2915
Location
Sainte-Foy, Québec
Language
French
ISBN
0864885222
ISSN
08250030
Abstract
L'alignement précis des équipements de coupe est un moyen recommandé pour assurer la maximisation du rendement matière et de la qualité des produits manufacturés. Les tendances de l'industrie s'orientent de plus en plus vers l'utilisation de scies minces et vers une réduction maximale des dimensions-cibles. Il est essentiel pour la qualité des produits désirés que les préposés de l'entretien et de l'alignement des machines fassent un ajustement de haute précision. Le succès d'un alignement précis dépend en grande partie de la précision des outils utilisés pour accomplir ce travail. Un niveau de précision est calibré de façon telle à permettre de mesurer les déviations du nivelage par unité de millième de pouce. Ce livre propose des formules pratiques que l'expérience en milieu de travail peut mettre à profit. Les méthodes d'alignement s'appliquent à l'ensemble de la machinerie des centres de transformation: équarrisseuse-déchiqueteuse ("Chipper Canter"), scie de tête à ruban avec le chariot, scie de tête à rubans jumelés ("Twin Band"), refendeuse verticale, refendeuse à ruban horizontal, scie de tête circulaire avec le chariot et déligneuse à scies multiples ("Bull Edger").
Scieries
Machines
Alignements
Sawmills
Equipment Adjustments
Forintek Canada Corp. - Publications
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Alternatives to slack wax

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub2802
Author
Wan, Hui
Date
March 2012
Edition
39428
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Wan, Hui
Date
March 2012
Edition
39428
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
27 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Waxes
Strands
OSB
Oriented strandboard
Orientation
Series Number
General Revenue Report Project No. 201004857
E-4780
Location
Québec, Québec
Language
English
Abstract
In this project, a comprehensive experiment studied the impact of wax type, wax content, wax heating temperature and wax molecular weight on OSB panel performance. It shows that to allow tall oil, hydrogenated soybean wax, linseed oil, and low density polyethylene (LDPE) to be used for OSB, further work is needed. We need to add wax in the OSB process; otherwise panel dimensional stability will be ruined. There is an optimal wax content of around 1% in OSB production. The wax content in OSB panel did not need to be higher than 1%. With the waxes tested, wax heating temperature should be higher than 90°C. At a fixed wax heating temperature, optimal wax molecular weight is 520 Daltons for OSB application. Applying high molecular weight wax (600 Daltons) on panel surface may help to improve panel bending strength. The experiment shows that partial substitution of slack wax with LDPE at the OSB panel surface layer may be feasible. Experimental results also show that using contact angle and surface tension tests may help us to screen waxes for OSB panel application. Based on the experimental data, one should handle different waxes in different ways. By engineering wax application parameters one can develop a cost effective way to produce composite panels to meet dimensional stability requirement. Further testing on the feasibility of using contact angle and surface tension to differentiate wax should be conducted. Emulsifying low density polyethylene should be further investigated. Further research is also needed to verify how wax operational parameters affect panel strength.
WAX
Oriented Strand Board (OSB)
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Amélioration de la performance des outils de coupe via la nanodéposition par plasma

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub2790
Author
Laganière, B.
Date
March 2012
Edition
39414
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Laganière, B.
Contributor
Canada. Canadian Forest Service
Date
March 2012
Edition
39414
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
15 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Tools
Plasma
Series Number
Valeur au bois no FPI-11-10
Projet no 201005269
E-4760
Location
Québec, Québec
Language
French
Abstract
CUTTING TOOLS
PLASMA
Nanotechnology
Abstract
Ce rapport présente les résultats obtenus du projet « Amélioration de la performance des outils de coupe par traitement par nanodéposition plasma » qui a débuté le 1er avril 2011 et s’est terminé le 31 mars 2012. L’objectif du projet était de traiter des outils afin d’en améliorer la performance en usine. Cette étude a permis de faire des avancées dans la connaissance et dans l’expérimentation du traitement des outils de coupe par dépôts de couches minces par pulvérisation cathodique. Des collaborations entreprises avec l’Université de Montréal et Arts et Métiers ParisTech de Cluny en France ont permis d’avancer nos connaissances; de même, des traitements effectués chez ces partenaires ont pu être expérimentés en conditions industrielles dans des usines au Québec. Cette étude a permis aussi de corroborer les résultats obtenus dans des tests effectués l’année dernière et qui avaient permis d’atteindre une amélioration de la durée de vie d’environ 35 % pour des outils de canter dans une étude préliminaire. Par la suite, des gains de 43 % ont été obtenus pour une étude plus étendue pour les couteaux de canter. Un autre test effectué avec des scies circulaires dans du bois feuillu avait permis d’obtenir une longévité de 50 %. Ces tests ont permis de corroborer les résultats du test préliminaire et démontrent l’efficacité des traitements de surface des outils par pulvérisation cathodique pour l’industrie de la transformation primaire. Une expertise a pu être montée dans l’opération du réacteur et les paramètres ont été obtenus afin de faire du dépôt avec du CrN. Un service direct de traitement d’outils de coupe est maintenant disponible chez FPInnovations pour effectuer des dépôts de CrN et qui peuvent aider l’entreprise canadienne à mieux d’être plus compétitive.
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Ammonium-based spent sulphite liquor binder optimization for waferboard and particleboard applications

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub1496
Author
Shen, K.C.
Date
March 1982
Edition
38001
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Shen, K.C.
Date
March 1982
Edition
38001
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
28 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Wood
Waferboards
Spent sulfite liquors
Spent liquors
Particle boards
Gluing
Adhesives
Series Number
CFS/DSS project no 42/81-82
60-55-161-1
E-25
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Adhesion and Adhesives - Wood
Particleboard - Gluing
Waferboard - Gluing
Spent Sulphite Liquor
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Ammonium-based spent sulphite liquor for medium-density fibreboard improved by copolymerization : part 3

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub1617
Author
Calvé, Louis R.
Brunette, Gilles G.
Szabo, T.
Date
March 1982
Edition
38129
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Calvé, Louis R.
Brunette, Gilles G.
Szabo, T.
Date
March 1982
Edition
38129
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
25 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Spent sulfite liquors
Spent liquors
Research
MDF
Adhesives
Series Number
3-60-43-306
E-456
Location
Ottawa, Ontario
Language
English
Abstract
Spent Sulphite Liquor
Medium Density Fibreboard (MDF)
Adhesives - Research
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Analyse comparative des différents types de scanneurs d'équarris

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub5403
Author
Bédard, P.
Fournier, Francis
Date
February 2005
Edition
42282
Material Type
Research report
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Author
Bédard, P.
Fournier, Francis
Date
February 2005
Edition
42282
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
18 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Wood Manufacturing & Digitalization
Research Area
Advanced Wood Manufacturing
Subject
Trimming
Scanners
Optimization
Series Number
General Revenue 4497
Location
Sainte-Foy, Québec
Language
French
Abstract
On retrouve actuellement en milieu industriel diverses technologies de scanneurs d’équarris utilisant des configurations soit linéaires ou transversales pour l’optimiser le débitage secondaire. Puisque aucune donnée n’est disponible quant à la performance ou les avantages d’un système par rapport à un autre, Forintek a entrepris de réaliser une étude comparative. Un échantillon d’équarris a été mesuré dans des conditions industrielles avec trois scanneurs différents, un transversal et deux linéaires, ainsi qu’en laboratoire à l’aide de la technologie de rayon x, servant de référence. La comparaison des rendements obtenus avec chaque scanneur étudié a été réalisée par le biais de simulations à l’aide du logiciel Optitek. Comme la plupart des systèmes de positionnement d’équarris présentent un niveau de précision limité, des erreurs de positionnement ont été appliquées par simulation pour obtenir des résultats réalistes. Les résultats ont démontré que les erreurs de positionnement ont un impact majeur sur l’optimisation du débitage secondaire. Avec le niveau d’erreur moyen observé en industrie, aucune technologie de scanneur ne se démarque nettement des autres. Toutefois, en améliorant considérablement la précision des systèmes de positionnement, on pourrait observer la tendance suivante : le scanneur transversal s’avèrerait le plus précis avec un niveau d’efficacité de 2 % supérieur au système linéaire à 4 caméras, et ce dernier serait de 2 % supérieur au système linéaire à 2 caméras. La technologie du rayon x offrirait un excellent potentiel d’amélioration par rapport aux technologies actuelles puisqu’elle permettrait d’accroître l’efficacité du débitage de 6 % en ne considérant aucune erreur de positionnement.
Scanners
Breakdown, secondary
Trimming
Edging
Optimization
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