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Record 1 2011-03-18


Subject field(s)
  • Forestry Operations
  • Facilities and Equipment (Wood Industries)

Widely used, with more than one million hours of accumulates service, the shortwood harvester is capable of processing and delivering to roadside up to 50 cunits in a single shift (Koehring Canada Ltd, KH3D Shortwood Harvester, 1979).


One type of mechanized pulpwood harvester is a heavy-duty, pneumatic-tired, tractor-mounted machine that performs all of the steps of harvesting from felling to loading (A.E. Wackerman and others, Harvesting Timber Crops, 1966, p. 211).


  • Exploitation forestière
  • Installations et équipement (Industr. du bois)

Engin multifonctionnel d'abattage dont les fonctions consistent à abattre les arbres, à les ébrancher, à les tronçonner et à les écimer, puis à empiler dans un berceau de débardage les billes ainsi obtenues pour aller les décharger soit en bordure de route, soit dans un camion.


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