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    • Modelling and system identification of a stiff stay wire fence machine 

      Hann, C.E.; Aitchison, D.; Kirk, D.; Brouwers, E. (University of Canterbury. Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2010)
      This paper investigates a severe gear backlash problem encountered in a stiff stay machine that is capable of producing a 26 line fence up to 2.6 metres in height at a speed of 80 stays/minute. Related problems in the ...
    • Wire fencing (part 1): Determinants of wire quality 

      Pons, D.; Bayley, G.; Laurenson, R.; Hunt, M.; Tyree, C.; Aitchison, D. (University of Canterbury. Mechanical Engineering, 2012)
      Knotted wire fences are fabricated on specialised machines. The input material is typically galvanised steel wire. However, the quality of the input wire used by the Fence Producer is beyond control of the Machine Manufacturer. ...