The simple CURVE solution!

  • Two sided cants are scanned and curve canted first allowing the canter to run at higher speeds
  • The decoupled system is simpler to understand, monitor and maintain mainly because you can see the components better.
  • Simply look at the faces coming out of the canter and evaluate them prior to sawing. 

The Curve Canter  - rotates and translates just like a wiggle box gang to chip the prescribed outside faces on the cant.             

The Curve Gang is simply a conventional gang with single or double arbor, and can have multiple saw banks it is fed with a simple Linebar style feed table 

Following is a Brief explanation on our method of Curve Sawing

The curve canting - gang system consists of: Optimizer with feed system, Curved canter module with infeed positioning table, Transport system to the gang, Gang with Patented Variable Pitch linebar positioning infeed table

Decoupling the curve canter from the sawing allows a very stout canter system to be utilized, which is nearly impossible to break. It also lets the canter run at a higher speed than the saws can stand. It is simpler to understand, monitor and maintain primarily because you can see it the components better.  It is relatively easy to look at the faces coming out of the canter and evaluate them prior to sawing them up and “destroying the evidence”. 

The cants are not steered nearly as much by the curved canter as the wiggle box, because you can hold the cant much more securely. Also, flares and rough logs don’t have as much effect on the curve canter as the wiggle box due to the relative size and power of the chip heads and support. The balancing the chip depth, limit chip depth, step out for max chip depth, pad board, etc. programming mainstays of the wiggle box are not required . With a curve canter the gang saw can run a much smaller gap than a wiggle box, which allows more throughput or a slower feed speed or both. Existing gangs can be used in a curved canter system, which can save a tremendous amount of money.