Lumber Strength Analyzer - Bending
The longitudinal flow production bending analyzer that measures bending (E) by means of a rolling stiffness test.
Grades dimension lumber at extremely high speed
Lumber Strength Analyzer - Bending (formerly known as Metriguard 7200 HCLT) is a longitudinal flow production bending analyzer. It measures bending (E) by means of a rolling stiffness test in which the material is deflected downward, then upward to a prescribed defection in the dual bending sections, while the force at the center of the bending space is measured. Each piece is individually tested in the production line; its stiffness (E) value is measured, and a load is applied that is equal to the design value assigned to the MSR/MEL grade. The bending measurement of stiffness (E) responds properly to the effects of slope-of-grain, the high microfibril angle common in juvenile and compression wood, and moisture content. Local flat-wise bending measurements are recorded for Average E and Low-point E for each piece.
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Easy and fast installation and start-up
Only one operator needed
|Lumber Strength Analyzer - Bending|
|Length (in/mm)||188 / 4 650|
|Width (in/mm)||40 / 1 020|
|Height (in/mm)||58 / 1 520|
|Mass (lbs/kg)||9,000 / 4 100|
|Min. Clearances (in/mm)||145x97x72 / 358x146x183|
|Planed Lumber Sizes (in)||2x3 - 2x12|
|Speed (ft/min; m/min)||3,600 / 1098|
|Lumber Width (in/mm)||2.5 – 11.4 / 64 – 290|
|Lumber Thickness (in/mm)||1.2 – 1.8 / 30 – 46|
|Lumber Length (ft/m)||8-30 / 2,5-9|