Chips, Hog Fuel, Sawdust and Shavings...
Southport produces large quantities of high quality wood chips. We produce both whole log and residual wood chips. Wood chips are manufactured from Douglas Fir, locally grown mixed conifers, mixed hardwoods. Typical chip specifications are as follows:
- Bark <.05%
- Oversize greater than 1¾” less than 5.0%
- Fines less than3/16” less than 5.0%
- Moisture content will range from 45% to 55%, and will vary seasonally.
High BTU hog fuel is produced in both of our operations. Sawdust and Shavings are produced in our sawmill for use as furnish for both particle board and MDF.