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[VIDEO] iBlade measures saw blades with four cameras

Michael Kohnle, managing director of iBlade, introduces the SAWCONTROL 800V2 at the BGR Saws booth at the BC Saw Filers Association convention trade show in Kamloops. The measuring tool rotates the saw blade automatically and analyses every tooth with four cameras at different angles.

Cut Technologies highlights Vollmer CHP 840

Cut Technologies’ Mike Weckel at the BC Saw Filers Association annual convention trade show highlights the Vollmer CHP 840 facer-topper that is able to sharpen v-tops.

Saw filing 101: Grinding the wheels

The name of the game in the saw trade is precision. Measurements are to the thousands of an inch. Tension, clearances and speeds are all carefully calculated. It makes sense therefore that the machinery upon which we mount those saws should be equally precise, thus the necessity for grinding bandmill wheels.

Automating the fileroom

The shortage of saw filers in the forestry industry is a big problem, especially in Western Canada. Putting all the reasons for the shortage aside for a moment, let’s focus on solutions.

Life and times of a young head filer

“The world as I know it will never be the same!” This was the thought running through my head as I wrapped up the last section of the mechanical aptitude test, so sure of myself that I had passed.
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New technologies pepper BC Saw Filers Association trade show

Canadian Forest Industries takes a look at the new filing room technologies and processes on display at the BC Saw Filers Association convention and trade show that took place in Kamloops on the weekend. » Read more...

[VIDEO] Saw+ADD’s anti-deviation device adds second sensor

Virginia Myrfield, operations manager for Saw+ADD, talks the latest updates to the unique anti-deviation device for bandsaws at the BC Saw Filers Association convention trade show in Kamloops. » Read more...

2017 ILA Conference and Trade Show

May 4-6, 2017
Location: Vernon, B.C.
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PwC's 30th Annual Global Forest, Paper & Packaging Industry Conference

May 10, 2017
Location: Hyatt Regency Hotel 655 Burrard Street Vancouver, B.C.
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