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wood-processing

Sawmill Helps Build The World’s Largest Freestanding Timber Structure

Colorado Timberframe has recently supplied sewn lumber to the world’s largest freestanding timberframe structure: for the “Ark Encounter” exhibit in Williamstown, Kentucky. The size of this boat is staggering: it used 3.1 million board feet of timber, with 1/3rd of it being pine-beetle reclaimed Englemann spruce. The volume of the Ark is equivalent to 500 … Continue reading »

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Solutions In Action

When it comes to thinking of all the successful plastic applications in sawmills, words alone can’t do them justice. A few years ago Redwood Plastics developed a short 3 minute video highlighting various plastic solutions for sawmills. These products include bushings, bearings, sprockets, chain channel, sorter hooks, lugs and assorted customized plastic solutions. Similar metal … Continue reading »

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Deadplate = Equipment Life

Redco™ polyurethanes come in a variety of hardnesses useful in many sawmill applications. Our hardest urethanes are used in bearings and sprockets in many sawmills. However, just as popular is our softest urethane: 52A durometer “Deadplate”. Deadplate serves one purpose very well – it absorbs shock and stops kinetic energy flat. As a softer elastomer, Redco™ Deadplate has … Continue reading »

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Redco Chain Channel Inserts

Less wear on your chain, less noise and less maintenance costs without having to change out your metal channel. These inserts simply fit into your current channel. Available in C3 and C4 profiles and compatible with 81x, 81xH, 2060, 2080 and H78 chain. Available in: Redco™ UHMW & Redco™ Titanium PDF drawing – C3 dimensions … Continue reading »

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Pulp and Paper Solutions

  Many materials age and wear quickly; bronze, brass, rubber and steel are not always the optimal material for a given application which affects efficiency and production. Using Redco™ Plastic products such as Redco™ Polyurethane and Redco™ UHMW will improve performance with little initial cost and long term benefits, as well as reduce wear and … Continue reading »

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Safety first – Redco Circular Saw Blade Carriers

Redco™ Circular Saw Blade Carriers are constructed of long lasting Redco™ HDPE, and are ergonomically designed to prevent injuries to saw filers by allowing the saw blade to be carried safely and changed out from the saw without having to handle the blade. Redco™ Saw Blade Carriers also prevent any damage to the blade teeth during … Continue reading »

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The Newest Sprocket Innovation

Announcing the REDCO™ SNAP IT SPROCKET. This is the newest innovation from Redwood Plastics revolutionizing sprocket technology. EASY TO INSTALL Reduce your maintenance costs with the SNAP IT SPROCKET no bolt design. Easy and quick to assemble, simply match the arrows on the a-plate and snap together. DECREASE DOWNTIME AND INCREASE PROFITS SNAP IT SPROCKET’s interchangeable … Continue reading »

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NEW! Chain Channel Inserts

R E D C O™  C H A I N   C H A N N E L   I N S E R T S Less wear on your chain, less noise and less maintenance costs without having to change out your metal channel. These inserts simply fit into your current channel. Available in C3 and … Continue reading »

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