Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Finnish Consortium Sawmill Delivers Technology to Bombala, Australia

Wood Business, Taina Taskinen | Nov 2011

The delivery includes a log sorting line, sawmill infeed system and ground floor handling system including chip screens and off-line chipper provided by Nordautomation Oy as well as the new VK8000HD-Combi-3R debarker by Valon Kone Oy. The debarker comes complete with a log butt-end reducer and two Air Seal debarking rotors with pneumatic blade pressure.

The groundbreaking ceremony at the Namu project in Bombala, NSW, Australia. The project will expand Dongwha Timbers’ Sandy Lane sawmill.

Nordautomation Oy will deliver the Combi sawmill infeed system and conveyors for the ground floor system and the lumber conveyors to the HewSaw sawing line.

In addition to the log infeed, a sorting line with 10 + 1 log bins is integrated into the Combi sawmill infeed system. The line speed is 150 metres per minute. The versatile and flexible solution has been tailored to the customer’s needs.