publication . Article . 2020

THE EFFECT OF LOG SORTING STRATEGY ON THE FORECASTED LUMBER VALUE AFTER SAWING PINE WOOD

Piotr Taube; Kazimierz A. Orłowski; Daniel Chuchała; Jakub Sandak;
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  • Published: 13 Mar 2020
Abstract
The optimal transformation path for the resource is determined by the quality of a log combined with its dimension. The commercial value of derived products is also closely connected with the size and extent of containing wood deficiencies. The results of studies with three diverse strategies for log sorting are presented in the paper. Resource assessment by a worker without extensive experience in sorting logs, the certified grading expert, and the automatic in-line system including optical scanner with dedicated software are compared. It was shown that the lack of experience of the person performing the sorting operation results in reducing the potential econo...
Subjects
free text keywords: pine, log sorting method, log quality, shape scanner, sawmill
Funded by
EC| InnoRenew CoE
Project
InnoRenew CoE
Renewable materials and healthy environments research and innovation centre of excellence
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 739574
  • Funding stream: H2020 | SGA-CSA
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