[Gasification] [Stoves] Chip Guillotine

ajheggie at gmail.com ajheggie at gmail.com
Tue Jan 7 01:54:18 CST 2014

[Default] On Mon, 6 Jan 2014 20:32:39 -0800,"Doug"
<Doug.Williams at orcon.net.nz> wrote:

>I reduced the blade diameter to 200mm (8")  and this opens the cutting
>surfaces to allow a stick size of about 1.25" diameter to be cut on the
>diagonal, the easiest way to slice through wood fibres. I used green
>coppiced poplar sticks 1.25" at their butt end, and was surprised at how
>little effort it took to chop the whole stick. 


Would it be possible to apply the effort via a spring balance and see
how the force necessary varied with the angle the stick is presented


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