Sawmill Articles

  • From the sawyers corner-Is your sawmill blade sharp enough?

    Always look at your last cut for any waviness, that is a good sign that your blade maybe dull. Other possible signs of a dull blade are the feed rate will be slower, the motor laboring more then expected, and the blade will be consistently pressing against the guide bearings. Some folks will use a band blade until it totally will not cut anymore, thinking they are saving money by not changing the ...


    By Hud-Son Forest Equipment

  • Sawyer Sawmill Review by Eric Hughes

    I’d like to take a minute to tell you about my Hud-Son Sawyer sawmill. I picked it up, probably been about six months now. I’ve used it quite a bit. I felt like I’d give it a little justice and tell a little about it. I picked it up at a local co-op, they are a Hud-Son dealer. I talked to them about different mills they offer. I kind of had a price point in mind about 2,000 ...


    By Hud-Son Forest Equipment

  • Nick Klaich, Hud-Son Forest Equipment Warrior Sawmill

    Nick Klaich “Successful loading and slabbing a 3,000 pound Elm tree-Urban Logging/Hud-Son sawmill” Good morning, my name is Nick. Some of you might have watched my prior videos where I attempted to place a large Elm tree on my Hud-Son Warrior mill. I was unsuccessful but today we are going to get another tree and I have a new plan. Stay tuned. Elm tree estimated at 3,000 pounds. ...


    By Hud-Son Forest Equipment

  • Valtra and Kesla are a perfect combination for forestry work

    Valtra and Kesla are an ideal pairing for forest tasks. Customers have used Valtra-Kesla combinations for years, of course, but now the two companies are also teaming up in product development and the sales network. For example, in Finland and some other markets Valtra and Kesla products can be purchased from the same dealer. The Unlimited Studio at the Valtra factory in Suolahti has also ...

  • Pulp & paper case study - British Columbia Sawmill

    Smart Elbow® Excels for Pulp & Paper There were several reasons that a British Columbia, Canada, sawmill chose the Smart Elbow for installation in a new pneumatic conveying system. Due to the potentially abrasive nature of wood chips and dust when conveyed pneumatically, plant engineering designed the new system to perform without necessitating the repair and replacement chores ...


    By HammerTek Corporation

  • Lumber company expedites shipping procedures

    Pukall Lumber Company, located in Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin, is a family-owned and operated wood products manufacturer. The business is two-pronged; the sawmill was founded in 1937 and later a retail building supply was added to sell lumber and other building materials to area builders. Pukall handles red and white pine logs primarily, sawing them into accurate dimension lumber for the construction ...


    By Avery Weigh-Tronix

  • Greenhouse packs a power punch

    Closed loop system utilizes gasification, algae ponds and anaerobic digestion to convert wood waste to a variety of products, including biofuel, biogas and a soil amendment. MICHAEL Smith is supervising the first commercial-scale Green Power House at the F.H. Stoltze Land and Lumber Co. near Columbia Falls, Montana. Smith, a physicist, has designed a system to take waste products and turn them ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Mondi local enterprise development - case study 2008

    The city of Swiecie in Northern Poland has a population of 27,000, and another 100,000 people live within 30 kilometers. At 24%, the region’s high unemployment rate is a major concern for local residents. The 1990s saw the downsizing or closure of several large companies. No new large-scale investments creating local employment have beenrealized. The city is a regional center for forest product ...

  • Community initiatives for environment-based economic development in a depressed region: a case study from the West Coast of New Zealand

    This paper presents a case study from the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand of a small remote community that responded to the closure of its dairy factory and sawmilling operations with projects to create new opportunities based on the region's outstanding natural attractions. Features of this case study include the way in which local people created a community trust to bring together ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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