A New Clear Grease Gun To Prevent The Incorrect Grease Being Applied
60 to 80% of bearing failures are due to cross-contamination of grease. Now, one can visually ensure the correct grease is being applying without opening the grease gun.
New Publication - Road Haulage Of Round Timber: Code Of Practice
The Timber Transport Forum of the UK has released the 4th edition of their log transport best practice document.
New Publication - New Zealand Forest Road Engineering Manual
The legendary LIRA (Logging Industry Research Association) roading manual released in 1999 has been fully revised.
Recommendations For Storing Wood Pellets
COFORD has produced a new document providing guidelines for the storage of wood pellets.
Cranab Presents The Largest Forwarder Crane Ever
The Cranab FC16 crane has been developed for the markets largest and most powerful forwarders.
New Publication - Establishing Short Rotation Energy Crops From A Harvesting Perspective
COFORD educates us on the field layout of energy crops to ensure good harvesting efficiency.
Determining The Biomass In Pinus Radiata Logging Residues
This Australian research quantified the amount of biomass residue that could be available for bioenergy use.
Fesa Research - Comparing The Productivity Of Harvesting Systems In Acacia Pulpwood
Three semi-mechanised and one mechanised system were examined, with the focus on tree size, form and bark adhesion.
Using Acoustics To Measure Wood Quality When Using Harvesters
The CRC for Forestry has discovered that acoustics can be used to accurately measure certain wood quality parameters, with little effect on harvester productivity.
Improving The Profitability Of Steep Slope Harvesting In New Zealand
Future Forests Research (FFR) provides an overview of how logging cost reductions on steep terrain can be achieved.