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Sawmill Carriage Drive

Excel Forest Products – Opasatika, Ontario

The design and install of a hydraulics system for Sawmill Carriage Drive.

RPM designs, manufactures and installs hydraulic power units for any industrial application. Hydraulic units are designed and assembled in-house, using high quality components for trouble free reliable operation.

The Excel Sawmill in Opasatika Ontario relied on RPM for all their hydraulic power unit requirements and field piping installation. The photo shows a unit that was designed and manufactured by RPM for control of a sawmill carriage drive system. The unit consisted of a closed loop variable flow piston pump that was connected to a radial piston motor that controlled forward and reverse motion of a carriage assembly. The system upgrade provided better acceleration and higher speed of the carriage, thereby increasing production.

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