Conversion of Sawmill Edgings into Agricultural Sticks (FTI 40)

Y. E. Tan et al.


8 pp


The local timber industries are looking into ways to increase the recovery of raw materials and the production of more value-added products. The material was converted into agricultural sticks as supports for agricultural crops or as fencing material. This article gives an account of the processes involved, including conversion of the stocks into squared dimensions and end jointing of the raw material.