AE Gibson & Sons Innovative Sawmill Sawquip Bottom Chipping Head

AE Gibson and Sons is a fifth-generation family-owned sawmill engineering business, based in regional Australia. The business is located at Kendall, on the mid-north coast of New South Wales, which was once the heart of Australia’s native forest industry. Having begun operations in the late 19th century, we are the oldest and most experienced sawmilling equipment supplier in Australia.

We are now offering our customers more solutions with the Sawquip Bottom Chipping Head applications which can be combined with a two head canter to produce three sided cants.

The combination of AE Gibson and Son’s local Australian based machinery design, manufacturing and Timber industry experience, coupled with the Sawquip machinery for high volume and small log processing applications, provides the Australian and New Zealand Timber industry with the latest technology to improve production volume, efficiency, and yield.

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Sawquip Bottom Chipping Head

A bottom chipping head module has two applications:
It can be combined with a two head canter to produce three sided cants. Logs are fed by a special sharp chain that can position a log vertically to produce the “best opening face”. Twin circular or band saws can be coupled to the canters. This provides a compact primary breakdown. It can also be used as the first chipping module of a four head curve sawing chipping canter with normally a vertical positioning belt feed.


  • 4, 6 or 8 knife assemblies.
  • Offset drive assembly with pulleys and belts
  • 100-125 hp motor


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