News Articles - Processing Heads

Using acoustics to measure wood quality when using harvesters
2018-02-22 11:27:56

The CRC for Forestry has discovered that acoustics can be used to accurately measure certain wood quality parameters, with little effect on harvester productivity.

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The TreeKing - processing and bucking with a difference
2018-02-22 11:12:53

The TreeKing is a multi-stem stroke processing head that dangles from an excavator boom.

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Research results - Comparing the productivity of three systems used for energy wood harvesting
2018-02-22 11:08:02

Two multi-tree harvesting systems were compared with a single-tree system in first thinning of Scots pine.

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Research Results - Tree optimisation - man versus machine!
2018-02-22 10:43:48

Can a harvester head optimise a tree as well as it can be done manually?

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Kone-Ketonen launch a new, large processor head
2018-02-22 09:23:04

The Keto 873 processor is designed for processing larger trees in demanding conditions.

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FESA research - Comparing the productivity of harvesting systems in Acacia pulpwood
2018-02-22 08:27:50

Three semi-mechanised and one mechanised system were examined, with the focus on tree size, form and bark adhesion.

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Determining the effect of the number of log sorts on mechanised log processing productivity
2018-02-22 08:07:33

New Zealand researchers set out to determine the optimal number of log assortments.

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Determining the effect of slope on the productivity of a levelling processor
2018-02-22 08:07:30

Ground-based logging systems are continually being used on steeper slopes. Australian researcher’s investigated one of these logging machines.

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