A laser and vibration technique that determines the perfect ripeness of avocados without damaging the fruit has been developed to help reduce waste in the supply chain.
Researchers are developing a water-repellent coating that can be applied to food-contact surfaces such as conveyor belts to help prevent cross-contamination of produce.
The Eriez Xtreme MD is capable of detecting needles, pins, etc inserted into food, and alerts users when a metal contaminant is found.
Whittaker's requested Enmin to design and build a custom piece of equipment that could facilitate six different flavours of chocolate in its new line.
A lamb processing facility in New Zealand has implemented a Flexco stainless steel FGP cleaner, which has resulted in labour savings of over NZ$2,500 pa.
Ammeraal-Beltech's range of food-grade conveyor belts is designed for confectionery and snacks, and will be displayed at ProSweets Cologne 2020.
The uni Ultra Clean Belt is a plastic modular belt, designed to convey a range of foods, with hybrid hinges for ease of cleaning and maintenance.
The Firestone 50-P-10 Airomatic Polyactuators pneumatic actuator is the smallest in the range and is suitable for food and beverage automation and conveying applications.
The Enmin modular conveyor system called mi-con (Modular Incline Conveyor System) is a hygienically designed full washdown system.
SPC Ardmona Operations Ltd has been fined $25,000 without conviction after a worker's finger was partially severed by moving machinery.
Flexco has released a segmented transfer plate that is designed to prevent product and falling objects or debris from jamming inside the transfer.
BMA Belting Australia in conjunction with Volta Belting presents the Volta Metal Detectable (MD) series of hygienic positive-drive conveyor belting.
The choice between dilute phase pneumatic conveying, tubular cable conveying and flexible screw conveying is not always clear. The pros and cons are discussed.
Flexco's Novitool Aero Press offers splice times of 8–12 minutes.
The Hygenius conveyor design minimises surfaces and removes hidden and hard-to-reach crevices to make cleaning faster and easier, resulting in reduced cleaning costs and downtime for the user.