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Title: The shaping-lathe headrig-- key to utilization of hardwoods growing on southern pine sites

Author: Koch, P.;

Date: 1974

Source: Journal of Forestry 72(10):631-636

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: For every cubic foot of pine on southern pine sites, there is about 0.8 cubic foot of hardwood. The shaping-lathe headrig, now in the final stages of commercialization, is a key to utilizing these small mixed hardwoods for pallets and industrial lumber. Lathe residues in the form of flakes can be the raw material for a new major industry manufacturing exterior structural flakeboard competitive in price andfunction with sheathing grades of plywood. Other likely uses for lathe residues include manufacture of pulp, medium-density particleboard, and molded composites of foamed resin and match-size wood particles.

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Koch, P. 1974. The shaping-lathe headrig-- key to utilization of hardwoods growing on southern pine sites. Journal of Forestry 72(10):631-636

 


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