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New Planer Getting Close

Montrose Forest Products, Montrose, Co., is nearing completion of a new planer, which will replace its existing facility that dates back to the 1950s.

Montrose Forest Products, Montrose, Co., is nearing completion of a new planer, which will replace its existing facility that dates back to the 1950s.

All equipment, supplied by USNR, has been installed in the new 60,000-sq. ft. building. Included are a continuous tilt hoist, stick and dunnage collection system, planer, Quad Cam lug loader, Transverse High Grader featuring four-sided scanning and end grain scanning, Multi-Track Fence, back-to-back multi-saw and P.E.T. trimmer, 30-bin pusher lug sorter, radius back stacker unscrambler, low profile electric stacker with catching lug feature, package outfeed, and quad paper feeder/cutter.

A WinTally sorter management system is integrated with the THG for coordinated product management,  much of the flow in the line is monitored from above via MillTrak sensors, and the sorter operates via MyMill wireless sorter control.

 

 

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