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Upgrade Sawmill Sorter with the Transverse Hybrid Sawmill System

Introduction Finna Sensors introduced its Transverse Hybrid Sawmill system in the winter of 2018. It is in use in multiple mills across North America to optimize the sorting process with moisture content and weight, to maximize grade recovery. The Sawmill Hybrid system combines the MCPRO1500 Non-Contact and the Densigrader: Dynamic Weight Sorter to offer accurate…

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Process and quality control for industrial painting lines

Introduction Finna Sensors™ has developed a solution to help industrial paint lines for a variety of applications including lumber, cladding, engineered wood, doors, windows and decorative moldings. It is an industry that has grown rapidly as builders seek pre-primed and pre-painted material for faster construction projects. As the industry has grown to meet this demand,…

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Moisture sensor key in starch production

Finna Sensors, through its acquisition of AquaMeasure and Moisture Register Products, has been working with starch producers for 30+ years, as the process requires careful control of moisture content. In particular, plants must monitor the moisture of starch in process silos as well as in de-watered cakes coming out of the centrifuges (before they go…

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Lumber strength grader certified at 260 lugs per minute

Finna Sensors is happy to report that its supplier, Dynalyse SE, has successfully developed and installed its next-generation Precigrader, a 260 lugs per minute (lpm) acoustic strength grading system, at a mass timber manufacturing facility in the United States. This particular application measures incoming lumber packs on the sort line, prior to the cross-laminated timber…

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Moisture system installations at Mass Timber (CLT) producers

Mass Timber Industry Overview Mass Timber receives a lot of media attention these days with new buildings planned all over the United States and the rest of world. By its nature, mass timber products are more eco-friendly. If sourced appropriately, renewable wood materials replace carbon intensive steel and concrete in the construction of residential and…

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Finna Group is now Finna Sensors

With the start of the new decade, Finna Group is making some of the most significant changes in our history. When we acquired AquaMeasure/Moisture Register Products in 2015, the Finna Group name was formed to unify all of the brands that the company held. Just like our products, our company continues to evolve. We are…

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Five ways all-season Densigrader: Dynamic Weight Sorter improves output

If you’re responsible for navigating the economic payback and ROI of technology improvements at the mill level, then you’re balancing the needs of your budget against current Canadian lumber markets. When those markets are volatile, your balancing powers can get a real workout! To help meet that need, we offer Densigrader: Dynamic Weight Sorter. It…

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SCSFP showcasing updated technology at Timber Processing & Energy Expo

SCSFP by Finna Group is dedicated to continuous innovation for our moisture control systems to drive bottom-line results for our customers. Our goal is to make the manufacturing process as seamless and effective as possible, and our new technology continues to improve that vision. We are exhibiting our innovative updates at the Timber Processing &…

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SCSFP sponsor of SLMA Conference in Colorado

SCSFP by Finna Group will attend the Southeastern Lumber Manufacturer’s Association (SLMA) Annual Conference from July 18-21. This year’s conference takes on a special meaning as it is set to take place in Beaver Creek, Colorado, our home state. We have decided to honor this occasion by being a Silver-level sponsor of the Friday night…

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Moisture Content Measurement for Powder and Bulk Solids

Join us April 24 – 26 at the 2018 International Powder & Bulk Solids Conference and Exhibition Show, Booth #2615 For more than 20 years, Moisture Register Products and AquaMeasure had been a staple at the International Powder and Bulk Solids Conference in Rosemont, IL. This year we are proud to be attending again and, in addition, will…

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