Powered Drive for Large Increment Borers
Abstract:A powered drive for large increment borers--called the Powerborer--has been developed. The portable unit uses hydraulic drive to turn a 12 mm increment borer into trees. Considerable savings in time and effort are gained compared with manual procedures.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Research Forester at the Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U.S. Dept. Agric., Berkeley, Calif.
Publication date: February 1, 1969
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