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Trees Aren't Straight; With BoleFloor, Neither Are Floorboards.

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Images Credit Bolefloor Why are floorboards straight when trees are not? Dutch flooring company Bolefloor says "It wasn't nature that created straight floorboards: it was the limitations of technology." They have a really interesting idea, using "wood scanning systems, tailor-made CAD/CAM developments and innovative optimization algorithms for placement software developed by a Finnish engineering automation company and three software companies in cooperation with the Institute of Cybernetics at Tallinn University of Technology."...




 

 

bolefloor photo flooring Images Credit Bolefloor Why are floorboards straight when trees are not? Dutch flooring company Bolefloor says "It wasn't nature that created straight floorboards: it was the limitations of technology." They have a really interesting idea, using "wood scanning systems, tailor-made CAD/CAM developments and innovative optimization algorithms for placement software developed by a Finnish engineering automation company and three software companies in cooperation with the Institute of Cybernetics at Tallinn University of Technology."... Read the full story on TreeHugger

 

 

 
 
 

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