#3 Carriage with Center
Meadows #3 Sawmill Carriage with Center Dog
The Meadows Center Dog
The headblock knees taper individually up to
4", the taper function is controlled by a 2" x 6"
Heavy steel construction, approximate weight of a
three headblock carriage is 8,000 lbs.
Replaceable face (wear) plates constructed from
1/2" x 4" cold roll steel
Replaceable steel slides on the top of the
UHMW wear strips between knee and base, constructed from 3/8" UHMW
Adjusting chains are cut from double 80 chain on
hardened steel sprockets
Hydraulic dogs are constructed from 3/4" wide
hot roll steel
The vertical movement of the hydraulic dogs is
controlled by a 1" x 12" hydraulic cylinder
The horizontal movement of the hydraulic dogs is
controlled by a 1" x 4" hydraulic cylinder
42" headblock opening on center-dog
headblock, 44" headblock opening with side-mounted dogs
Optional master dog is
Optional log flippers
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Last modified: February 03, 2012