Ireland No. 8 Saw Mill Left Hand

By Staff
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This heavy duty Saw Mill was originally designed, and has been
continually improved, especially for use of the professional
lumberman, who has a permanent set or cuts the larger portable
jobs. It is particularly adapted to the larger lumber operations,
as the capacity of this mill is only limited to the power, size and
condition of the logs, and the ability of the men who are operating
the mill.

While always a popular mill for the professional lumberman, the
late improvements place it in a class by itself. The addition of
the Ball Bearing Mandrel Bearings, the rapid Patent Feed, the
improved Patent Power Set Works, and the larger and easier running
Track Wheels have greatly increased its capacity and accuracy. For
quality of work, ease of operation and amount of production this
mill has no equal.

For lumbering operations requiring the highest production from
the circular saw type of mill, this No. 8 Ireland Saw Mill will be
found to be in every way adequate. The wide Carriage, knees open to
39 inches, provides ample space for large logs, and the facilities
for handling avoid waste of time and labor. Lumbermen familiar only
with the common portable saw mills are astonished to see the ease
with which the sawyer operates an Ireland Mill and the high output
that can be obtained with it. In order to realize the value in
these features, this mill should be seen in operation.

All parts are heavier and stronger for hard continuous work with
heavy power. The carriage is broad, stiff, and sufficiently heavy
for use with a power log turner. Although this mill is heavier than
formerly, all special features for ease and speed of moving and
resetting have been retained.

The No. 8 Mill, as shown in the illustration above, has ties
bolted under the track rails to space them for the carriage wheels.
The No. 8 Saw Mill can also be furnished with, and we recommend,
substantial Sub-Sills under the rails, which makes the track more
rigid and easier to set up and keep in proper alignment. The sills
are carefully jointed straight, mortised for the hardwood cross
pieces and solidly rodded together. The 16 pound rails are
specially straightened and lagged to the sills, forming sections
which are easily joined with fish plates and bolts

SPECIFICATIONS

HUSK FRAME 7′ 1′ long x 3′ 3′
wide of iron cast in one solid piece.

MANDREL 2 7-16′ x 5′ 3′ precision
ground steel with keyways for all pulleys.

BALL HEARING MANDREL BOXES frictionless and
self-aligning. (If preferred our regular babbitted boxes can be
furnished at a slight reduction in price).

IRELAND PATENT PEED 6′ per revolution of
saw, 12′ gig, very powerful.

DRIVE PULLEY, regular 20′ diameter x
13′ face, other sizes if desired.

SPREADER, knife as shown in cut, 17′ wheel
type optional.

CARRIAGE 18′ regular, 16′ or 20′ at
no extra cost. Timbers 6’x6′. Width 50′.

NEW LARGE TRACK WHEELS 6′ diameter, having
large cone bearings and improved lubrication.

HEADBLOCKS 4 regular, open 39′ from saw,
bolted solid to timbers, each equipped with Ireland Dogs and Taper
set.

SET WORKS. Power and Hand Lever. Stop pin for
sawing 3/8 to 2′ by sixteenths.

RECEDER, Power. Slight pressure on foot pedal
sets or recedes.

TRACK. 60′ long heavy steel rails, with
ties as in cut. are regular equipment.

Sub-Sills for the No. 8A Saw Mill,
3’x4′ selected hemlock, 2×3 hardwood mortised crosspieces,
rodded solidly together. Length GO feet in three 15 foot sections
and two end sections 7 feet long. This arrangement avoids rail
joints near the saw which might cause trouble.

HUSK TIMBERS 4’x6’x8′ under husk
and track.

TRAVEL OF CARRIAGE. 43 feet.

CAPACITY, logs 4 feet In diameter, 36 feet
long.

PRODUCTION 8,000 to 20,000 according to power
and logs.

SIZE OF SAW, 46′ to 60′ diameter may be
used.

TOOLS Saw Mandrel wrench, 10′ Crescent
wrench, oil can, saw gauge, cant hook, blue prints and instructions
for setting and operating.

SHIPPING WEIGHT, 5,500 pounds, less saw.

EQUIPMENT includes tools, feed belt, steel
roller feed chain, belt to drive power set. figure board, cable and
sheaves, but does not include saw which is priced separately on
account of the different sizes used.

Do not fail to rend carefully Pages 2, 3 and 4 for
description of important features of Ireland Saw
Mills.

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