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UPM1 Tending of young seeds Development of methods and equipment for clearing and tending of young seeds in 2009 Mechanization of forestry has been long.

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1 UPM1 Tending of young seeds Development of methods and equipment for clearing and tending of young seeds in 2009 Mechanization of forestry has been long span development project in UPM. The goals for the mechanization have been set as  improved quality  improved productivity  lower total operating costs UPM has participated and supported projects aiming to develop  mechanized planting  mechanized tending of young seeds

2 UPM2 Results from UPM worksites in 2008 MenSe RP 80 / average manual / annual / has 288 has 94 has MenSe RP 80 replaces an average of 3,1 men with manual saw

3 UPM3 UPM forestry; Clearing and tending of young seeds Project results Advantages of MenSe RP 80 Clearing Head  Distributes and relieves seasonal workload and generates all year employment in forest care  Less seasonal layoffs for operators  Adds motivated resources; ergonomy, versatility,  Average gain&savings 50 € / ha ( Metsäteho calculation)  All year round working improves quality control and facilitates better training

4 UPM4 Productivity analysis of MenSe RP 80 Clearing Head Thesis work of Mr Joni Auvinen ( 2007)

5 UPM5 UPM Forestry; mechanized forestry Mr. Kari Kuru UPM Thesis results, Joni Auvinen / University of Kotka Measurements made in 2007 Density, pcs/ha Manual, calculated Manual, average Machine at 48 €/hour Manual, calculated Manual, average Machine at 48 €/hour

6 UPM6 MenSe RP 80 results at Metsähallitus Mr. Nuutti Kiljunen/Metla and Joni Auvinen ) 2007 measurement 2008 measurement `There has been a significant development in the RP 80 clearing head as well as in the overall method efficiency in one years time`


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