Patents by Inventor Timo Kuivasto

Timo Kuivasto has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 7779875
    Abstract: The invention concerns a method for peeling veneer from a log (2). Veneer (4) is peeled tangentially from the circumferential surface of a log rotated around its longitudinal axis under conditions determined by the distance (knife gap) between the knife (3) and the nose bar pressing the surface of the log immediately in front of the cutting point. The peeling knife as well as the nose bar is moved towards the rotation axis of the log corresponding the proceeding of the peeling. At the ending stage of the peeling, the distance between the peeling knife and the nose bar is reduced substantially in accordance with the thickness of the veneer being peeled.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 22, 2004
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2010
    Assignee: Raute Oyj
    Inventors: Timo Kuivasto, Antti Pennanen, Jussi Puranen
  • Publication number: 20060266433
    Abstract: The invention concerns a method for peeling veneer from a log (2). Veneer (4) is peeled tangentially from the circumferential surface of a log rotated around its longitudinal axis under conditions determined by the distance (knife gap) between the knife (3) and the nose bar pressing the surface of the log immediately in front of the cutting point. The peeling knife as well as the nose bar is moved towards the rotation axis of the log corresponding the proceeding of the peeling. At the ending stage of the peeling, the distance between the peeling knife and the nose bar is reduced substantially in accordance with the thickness of the veneer being peeled.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2004
    Publication date: November 30, 2006
    Inventors: Timo Kuivasto, Antti Pennanen, Jussi Puranen