headrig

headrig

(ˈhɛdˌrɪɡ)
n
(in a sawmill) a saw that cuts logs into smaller pieces
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3) Logs are delivered to the headrig, or saw, by means of the carriage, and then cut lumber from the "green chain" is sorted and stacked.
A moving account recently published in The Oregonian describes one such incident in Sweet Home, Oregon: "The blue paint on the butt clearly identified as 'last log' the six- foot-diameter piece of hemlock rolling onto the headrig carriage at 10:39 a.
We have a headrig offbearer who guides the logs," she said.
Inovec also sold two of its new StereoScan(TM) headrig scanning systems, one each to Canyon Lumber Co.
Tenders are invited for Supply Of Stores For 72" Headrig Machine
The company recently added four dry kilns, automatic sticker machine, two resaws, canning equipment at the headrig, two log trucks, and one rip saw as it enters its second consecutive year in the WOOD 100.
The characteristics of sawing equipment, such as headrig type, headrig kerf width, and sawing thickness variation, were recorded during the measurement process.
Woods-length logs are typically bucked into mill-length logs before entering the mill's headrig.
In other words, in the technological process of sawing logs into radial sawn board, it is assumed that the log would first be sawed on the band saw headrig into sections and then each section would be sawn parallel, along the centerline into sawn boards of equal thickness.
at the small end) portions of the tree-length log which are subsequently debarked before being routed to the band headrig for primary log breakdown processing.
When wood cutting by laser was first done, far-out thinkers were predicting a "kerfless" laser headrig for the sawmill.