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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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A 3 in 1 trail system for operating on soft soils

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub52894
Author
Thiel, Matthew
Date
February 2020
Material Type
InfoNote
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Thiel, Matthew
Date
February 2020
Material Type
InfoNote
Physical Description
1 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Costs
Forwarders
Harvesting
Skidders
Soil
Soft soil
Series Number
InfoNote; 2020 n.1
Language
English
Abstract
Harvest operations on soft soils can be particularly challenging in order to respect site and soil disturbance guidelines as well as operational requirements. To address the challenges of operating on soft soils, FPInnovations has worked on solutions designed to reduce disturbance on weak soils while minimizing implementation and investment costs by using machines already being used in the operation.
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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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The 4.3-m portable beam bridge

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43734
Author
Hamilton, Peter
Date
December 1990
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Hamilton, Peter
Date
December 1990
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Roads
Transport
Series Number
FO Field Note ; Roads & Bridges 23
Language
English
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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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The 6.1-m portable beam bridge

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43737
Author
Hamilton, Peter
Date
December 1990
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Hamilton, Peter
Date
December 1990
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Roads
Transport
Series Number
FO Field Note ; Roads & Bridges 24
Language
English
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8-axle truck/trailer configuration (tractor/jeep with self-steering quadaxle trailer)

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43643
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
1987
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Phillips, Eric
Date
1987
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Trucks
Language
English
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20 ans et globe trotter. Le succès international des forêt modèles

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53287
Author
Duval-Mace, Nicolas Robert, Jacques
Material Type
Presentation
Field
Partnerships

  1 video

Author
Duval-Mace, Nicolas Robert, Jacques
Material Type
Presentation
Physical Description
Video ; 1:08:02
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Partnerships
Research Area
Forestry
Series
PIF ; 2012
Language
French
Abstract
A presentation by Nicolas Duval-Mace and Jacques Robert for PIF (Partenariat Innovation Forêt)
Video Tracks
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20-year evaluation of millwork preservatives

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub4412
Author
Ingram, Janet K.
Morris, Paul I.
Date
January 1999
Edition
41191
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Ingram, Janet K.
Morris, Paul I.
Date
January 1999
Edition
41191
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
5 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Preservatives tests
Preservatives
Preservation
Series Number
W-1548
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
A field test of six millwork preservatives has been ongoing for twenty years, using a simulated window corner, or "Y-joint", as the test unit. Three preservatives provided excellent protection to white pine and white spruce: 5% pentachlorophenol in varsol, phenyl mercury oleate in varsol, and 0.75% oxine copper in varsol.
Preservatives - Tests
Preservation - Durability
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24 month evaluation of novel UV protection systems. Second Year Report 2004/05

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub4530
Author
Morris, Paul I.
McFarling, S.M.
Date
March 2005
Edition
41317
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Morris, Paul I.
McFarling, S.M.
Contributor
Canada. Canadian Forest Service.
Date
March 2005
Edition
41317
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
19 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Preservatives tests
Preservatives
Series Number
Canadian Forest Service No. 35;3226
W-2134
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
A transparent coating with long-term performance could help wood maintain its share of residential markets against material substitution and potentially expand markets in recreational property and non-residential buildings. While transparent coatings can be made reasonably resistant to UV some UV likely penetrates to the wood and by necessity clear coatings are transparent to visible light. Visible light can also cause damage over the long term thus the underlying wood needs additional protection. Four novel UV protection systems were tested as pre-treatments on uncoated wood and under three coatings, a water-based film forming coating, a water-based acrylic varnish and a solvent based water repellent. Samples were exposed to natural weathering facing South at 45° at a test site in Gulfport, Mississippi, in collaboration with the USDA Forest Products Laboratory. The test material was inspected every six months for discolouration, mold and stain, coating water repellency, flaking, erosion and cracking and substrate condition. After 24 months exposure, coatings over the combination of UV absorber and lignin stabilizer identified by Stephen Ayer were performing better than the same coatings applied over the combination recommended by Ciba and coatings over both pre-treatments were performing substantially better than controls with no pre-treatment. Projection of fitted curves beyond the data appears to indicate that pretreatment may double the life expectancy of the coating. There was no consistent effect of the synergists on either combination at this time.
Preservatives - Tests
Finishes - Exterior - Tests
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25-year evaluation of millwork preservatives

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub4504
Author
Ingram, Janet K.
Morris, Paul I.
Date
December 2003
Edition
41291
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Ingram, Janet K.
Morris, Paul I.
Date
December 2003
Edition
41291
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
5 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Preservatives tests
Preservatives
Preservation
Series Number
W-2002
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
A field test of six millwork preservatives has been ongoing for 25 years, using a "Y-joint" as the test unit. Three preservatives provided excellent protection to white pine and white spruce: 5% pentachlorophenol in varsol, phenyl mercury oleate in varsol, and 0.75% oxine copper in varsol.
Preservatives - Tests
Preservation - Durability
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1984 Field testing of the experimental prototype of the dual roll splitter

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43246
Author
Du Sault, A.
Date
1985
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Du Sault, A.
Date
1985
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
50 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Processing
Residues
Water
Series Number
FO Special Report
Language
English
Abstract
THIS REPORT DESCRIBES THE RESULTS OF A JOINT EFFORT BETWEEN FERIC AND THE TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY (DIVISION OF LAND AND FOREST RESOURCES) AND WAS PART OF THE ENFOR PROGRAM OF THE CANADIAN FORESTRY SERVICE. IT DESCRIBES THE PERFORMANCE OF A PROTOTYPE ROLL SPLITTER TO DEWATER THE STEMS OF THREE TREE SPECIES AND THE ENHANCEMENT BY AIR DRYING OF THE DEWATERING OF THE CRUSHED ITEMS. MECHANICAL COMMINUTION ENERGY DATA ARE PRESENTED.
Forest residues
LOGGING RESIDUES
PROCESSING
COMMINUTION
CRUSHING
Machine evaluation
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1999 strategy for durability research and technology transfer

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub5885
Author
Morris, Paul I.
O'Connor, J.
Jones, E.
Boudreau, M.
Date
August 1999
Edition
41223
Material Type
Research report
Field
Sustainable Construction
Author
Morris, Paul I.
O'Connor, J.
Jones, E.
Boudreau, M.
Date
August 1999
Edition
41223
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
24 p.
Sector
Wood Products
Field
Sustainable Construction
Research Area
Advanced Wood Materials
Subject
Research
Series Number
W-1685
Location
Vancouver, British Columbia
Language
English
Abstract
The objective of this initiative is to re-evaluate Forintek's research strategy and the Canadian Wood Council's technology transfer strategy in durability of wood products and systems in the light of changing industrial, regulatory, environmental, and social factors. Forintek and the CWC chose to undertake this process jointly, in order to develop well-matched parallel activities that are mutually supportive and grounded in common underlying objectives. In this way, both organizations can most effectively and efficiently address our members' needs in an area of growing challenges for the wood industry. The first step in the strategic planning process was the creation of a joint CWC/Forintek Durability Guidance Group. This group was canvassed for input on high priority issues related to wood durability. Forintek and CWC then developed ideas for deliverables or tasks in research and technology transfer, respectively. At this stage we are looking for input on the degree to which this draft strategy addresses industry needs.
Research - Durability
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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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2014 Survey on the use of mobile technologies in Canadian forestry operations

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub3320
Author
Castonguay, Martin
Date
November 2014
Edition
39984
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Castonguay, Martin
Date
November 2014
Edition
39984
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
16 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Surveys
Forestry
Technological innovation
Global positioning system (GPS)
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2014 n.1 E
Language
English
Abstract
Computer technology continues to evolve at blinding speed. Today’s mobile technology enables what used to be recorded on desktop computers or on paper just a few years ago. Now, data can be viewed, shared and recorded on devices such as smart phones or other mobile devices used within harvesting operations. In addition, telecommunications capabilities in Canada have significantly improved, providing connectivity where it was not available in the past, although there are still large areas where forestry operates with limited cellular communication services. In order to better orient its technology development strategies, FPInnovations has invited a number of its members throughout Canada to take an on-line survey to obtain information on the current and future state of technology platforms, data collections mechanisms and communications being used or soon-to-be used in forestry field operations. This information will help FPI understand the current state of technology and the direction its members are heading to with respect to mobile computing needs.
MOBILE EQUIPMENT
FOREST OPERATIONS
Survey
Abstract
La technologie informatique continue à évoluer à une vitesse fulgurante. La technologie actuelle permet de saisir des informations qui étaient, il y a quelques années à peine, enregistrées dans des ordinateurs de bureau ou consignées sur papier. Aujourd’hui, les données peuvent être visualisées, partagées et enregistrées sur des appareils tels que des téléphones intelligents ou sur d’autres appareils mobiles utilisés dans le cadre des opérations forestières. Les télécommunications dans notre vaste pays se sont aussi considérablement améliorées, fournissant une connectivité dans des endroits qui en étaient auparavant dépourvus, même s’il reste encore de grandes régions où les opérations en forêt se déroulent avec des services limités de communications. Dans le but de mieux orienter ses stratégies de développement en matière de technologie, FPInnovations a invité plusieurs de ses membres partout au Canada à répondre à un sondage en ligne afin de recueillir des renseignements relatifs à l’état actuel et futur des plateformes technologiques, aux mécanismes de collecte des données et aux communications qui sont utilisées actuellement ou qui le seront prochainement dans les opérations forestières sur le terrain. Ces renseignements nous aideront à comprendre l’état actuel des technologies ainsi que les avenues vers lesquelles nos membres se dirigent en ce qui touche les besoins d’informatique mobile. Les résultats de l’étude seront pour leur part utilisés pour guider notre programme de recherche. Ils seront partagés avec les participants.
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Abattage-groupage en pointe de flèche et protection de la régénération

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub221
Author
Plamondon, Jean A.
Date
December 1995
Edition
36447
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Plamondon, Jean A.
Date
December 1995
Edition
36447
Material Type
Research report
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Training
Timberjack
Softwoods
Regeneration
Logging
Productivity
Feller
Series Number
Communiqué technique ; Abattage-CT-000025
Language
French
Abstract
Récolte forestière
Abattage
Groupage
Abatteuses-groupeuses
Débardage par trainage
Débardeurs à grappin
Régénération naturelle
Protection
Densité de distribution
Perturbation du sol
Résineux
Productivité
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L'abatteuse-ébrancheuse prototype Denis

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43569
Author
Chabot, G.
Date
1989
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Chabot, G.
Date
1989
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Harvesting
Language
French
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