ERATH  VENEER  CORPORATION of  Virginia
A Trip Through the Veneer Mill  by Dave Bilger
VENEER  STORAGE and the CLIPPING LINE Home Page 6 of 9 Next
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46)  Now, you've got to store close to a half a million square feet of veneer a day. How do you do it? Man-Power!! - Carefully ...
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47) Enormous Storage area over a city block long & wide...
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48) The fork lift will only take you so far ...
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49) I walked down one of the dark corridors, all the way to the end ...
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50) Surprise. I met up with a team of workers. All these flitches have to be stacked on end in racks - by hand...
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51) These guys don't need a membership at the health club to stay fit ...
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52) OK, now what if the customer wants the material counted, trimmed, and measured?
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53) Sorting and counting sheets. The idea is to make nice neat stacks ready for trimming...
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54) The clipping line. Very important. All the rough edges and most of the sapwood is trimmed off here on a state of the art Sine Wave Clipper...

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