6 in partially flooded vessels are now possible in mill practice
The left side shows best practice, the right, actual mill practice
Wood and chip quality aren't exactly obvious under the banner "new technology," so perhaps what we really need is more old technology put into good mill practice
Mr Redwood said: "We do not wish to see Victorian mill practices
However, it is important to remember that rough mill practices
can influence the quantity or volume of product manufactured from a given amount of lumber and labor through yield gain (or loss).
The current focus of the yield improvement campaign is to identify yield performance ranges based on actual production statistics then correlate the yield data with information on rough mill practices
to establish how different operational factors impact yield.