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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
research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Thiel, Matthew
Date
February 2020
Material Type
research report
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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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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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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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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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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Abatteuse-façonneuse à tête multifonctionnelle silver streak en Nouvelle-Écosse

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub43889
Author
Makkonen, Ismo
Date
July /1991
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Makkonen, Ismo
Date
July /1991
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
2 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Stem damage
Stems
Harvesters
Equipment
Series Number
Communiqué Technique ; Façonnage ; CTRF 23
Language
English
Abstract
Harvester heads
EQUIPMENT
Abstract
Au début de 1990, deux têtes Silver Streak montées sur des châssis automoteurs Koehring 6612 furent introduites en Nouvelle-Écosse.
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Ability of three harvesting systems to limit rutting on a clay site

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub3839
Author
Plamondon, Jean A.
Date
February 2002
Edition
40558
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Plamondon, Jean A.
Date
February 2002
Edition
40558
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
4 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Tree lengths
Trees
Systems
Stroke delimbers
Soil
Skidders
Short wood
Rutting
Processors
Harvesting
Advantage
Soft soil
Series Number
Advantage ; Vol. 2, No. 46
Language
English
Abstract
FERIC compared three harvesting systems (full-tree, tree-length, and cut-to length) on a clay site in northwestern Québec. None of the systems limited rutting to below the acceptable target level; however, cut-to-length harvesting (using a three-machine system) showed slightly better results than the other two systems.
Full-tree harvesting
Tree-length systems
Cut-to-length harvesting systems
Rutting
Ground disturbance
Clay soils
Feller bunchers
Stroke delimbers
Processors
Shortwood forwarders
Grapple skidders
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Accounting for bark when scanner scaling: methods and technologies

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub3385
Author
Dyson, Peter
Date
October 2015
Edition
40056
Material Type
Research report
Field
Fibre Supply
Author
Dyson, Peter
Date
October 2015
Edition
40056
Material Type
Research report
Physical Description
11 p.
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Fibre Supply
Research Area
Forestry
Subject
Bark
Scaling
Scanning
Thickness
FOP Technical Report
FPI TR
Series Number
Technical Report ; TR 2015 n.37
Language
English
Abstract
Forest companies across Canada are interested in using laser scanners for scaling logs because it has potential for reducing scaling costs. Scanning logs over bark requires a method to obtain the under-bark diameter in order to calculate the solid wood volume. This report evaluates the methods of applying a bark factor to determine under-bark diameter. It also identifies new scanner scaling technologies for measuring bark thickness.
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Adapting forest operations to climate change

https://library.fpinnovations.ca/en/permalink/fpipub53260
Author
Thiel, Matthew
Date
January 2019
Edition
PIF
Material Type
Presentation
Field
Partnerships

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Author
Thiel, Matthew
Date
January 2019
Edition
PIF
Material Type
Presentation
Physical Description
Video ; 0:34:03
Sector
Forest Operations
Field
Partnerships
Research Area
Forestry
Series
PIF ; 2019
Language
English
Abstract
A presentation by Matthew Thiel for PIF (Partenariat Innovation Forêt)
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