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Title: Design of a laboratory particleboard mat-forming and conveying system

Source: Forest Prod. J. Volume 35, Number 6, 1985; pp. 17-18.

Author(s)Pellerin, Roy F.; Geimer, Robert L.; Ross, Robert J.; Nilson, Nils A.

Publication Year: 1985  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: A particleboard mat-forming and conveying system has been designed and built which will handle a wide variety of furnish sizes and shapes. It consists of a conveying line, a mat-forming head, and a continuous mat weighing mechanism. Mats with uniform density have been produced from a wide variety of particle geometries including drum-cut wafers, disk-cut flakes, ring-cut flakes, hammermilled particles, and planer shavings. The ability to form mats from such varied furnishes makes the system very useful in a laboratory setting.

Keywords: particleboards, conveying system, mat-forming

Publication Review Process: Non-Refereed (Other)

File size: 174 kb(s)

Date posted: 01/03/2014
RITS Product ID: 66970
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Ross, Robert J.
Supervisory Research Gen. Engineer

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