Processing

Progressing cavity pumps for high pressure or viscous food and beverage applications

17 October, 2017 by Pete Ciorrocco* | Supplied by: NETZSCH Australia Pty Ltd

With the right system design, progressing cavity pumps can reduce cost, lower maintenance needs and achieve better results in complex conveying applications within food and beverage production.


Silvent Pro One air gun

16 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Spray Nozzle Engineering

The Silvent Pro One air gun aims to minimise the number of occupational injuries when blowing with compressed air.


Schneider Electric EcoStruxure Industrial Software Platform

13 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

EcoStruxure Industrial Software Platform is an integrated, modular software suite designed to address operational and business imperatives across the value chain in industrial and infrastructure businesses.


Hewlett Packard Enterprise Express App Platform – Manufacturing

13 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Hewlett Packard Enterprise's (HPE) Express App Platform – Manufacturing simplifies application deployment in manufacturing plants and unifies the operation of legacy and smart-factory applications.


Meet Harvey the Harvester: the robot helping sustainable food production

11 October, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

Researchers at the Australian Centre for Robotic Vision at QUT have developed a robot that could reduce labour costs on farms and help sustainable food production.


Self-disinfection — new material claimed to reduce bacteria levels by 90+%

11 October, 2017 by

Bacteria — the scourge of food processing and health facilities. Now a new approach is on the horizon — scientists have developed a textile that disinfects itself. In fact, it is claimed that it can reduce bacterial loads by more than 90%.


Detect Salmonella Dublin in 24 hours — new test offers a hundredfold improvement in detection

09 October, 2017 by Joe Schwartz, Cornell Chronicle

A new test allows accurate, rapid testing for Salmonella bacteria, one of the leading causes of foodborne illness across all regions of the world.


Automating yoghurt production in Chobani's new plant

05 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

When building its $30-million plant, yoghurt maker Chobani wanted to partner with automation and electrical experts who could respond to a production process based on a 'through process' as opposed to a 'batching process'.


5 million bottles of health drink produced

04 October, 2017 by

Australian family business Organic & Raw recently announced it had hit its five-million-bottle production milestone of kombucha.


Forest fires affect flavour of wine

03 October, 2017 by

Scientists from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have discovered the reason why areas prone to forest fires produce unpalatable wine.


Compressed Air Australia EXAIR Cabinet Coolers

01 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Compressed Air Australia Pty Ltd

EXAIR has a complete line of low-cost Cabinet Coolers that mount in minutes through an ordinary electrical knockout and have no moving parts to wear out.


Bestech Australia Flush Diaphragm Piezo-resistive Pressure Transmitter

01 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

Bestech Australia has introduced a Flush Diaphragm Piezo-resistive Pressure Transmitter for the food and beverage industry to monitor pressure and level in pipes, tanks and filters.


Kraus & Naimer 6S Series Stainless Steel IP66 Enclosures

01 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Kraus & Naimer Pty Ltd

The Kraus & Naimer 6S Series of stainless steel enclosures provide protection for vital switchgear with the same footprint as plastic versions.


ViTAM-921 21″ Stainless Steel HMI Panel PC

01 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Interworld Electronics and Computer Industries

The ViTAM-921 21″ Stainless Steel HMI Panel PC is fully sealed to IP66/IP69K standards.


Mainca HA-2200 Burger Former

01 October, 2017 by | Supplied by: Barnco Sales Pty Ltd

The Mainca HA-2200 is a high-speed automatic forming machine capable of forming anything from meat and vegetable mixes to cookie dough into all sorts of shapes and sizes.


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