Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Conveying

Flexco Novitool Aero portable splice press

23 August, 2012

Flexco’s Novitool Aero portable splice press allows users to splice a conveyor belt in 7 to 12 min.

Enmin Vibratory Equipment Bag Flattener

15 May, 2012

Bag flatteners are designed to shape filled and sealed bags to provide a shape most suited to packing. Bags that are out of shape due to the filling process can be difficult to pack into cardboard boxes and can impact correct sealing of cartons. Enmin Vibratory Equipment’s Bag Flattener accommodates bags up to 250 mm in width.

Enmin FQIN digital frequency controllers for feeder optimisation

02 May, 2012

The FQIN digital feeder controller can be used to service vibratory feeders from 4 to 15 A power. Operating from a standard single-phase power supply, the simple push-button operation quickly searches for the resonance frequency; and combined with amplitude adjustment, the vibratory feeder is able to be tuned to its maximum potential.

VSS range of pneumatic vibrators

18 April, 2012

VSS has available a range of ATEX-certified pneumatic vibrators.

FlexLink modular wide belt conveyor

17 April, 2012

FlexLink has launched a modular wide belt conveyor. The company claims all components of the conveyor are standardised to make engineering, maintenance and operation easier.

SEW-Eurodrive conveyors keep things moving at Swire

07 February, 2012

An upgraded conveyor system has helped Australia’s largest cold-chain logistics service provider stay on top of its game - at low cost.

13-year-old vibration feeder from VSS still operating

01 February, 2012

A pneumatic feeder built by Vibration Systems & Solutions (VSS) in July 1999 is about to celebrate its 13th birthday. Luckily, VSS isn’t at all superstitious - and with good reason. The feeder continues to give great performance delivering fruit and nuts to a multi-head packing machine, just as it has done since it was installed in 1999.

Haydon Kerk Idea Size 23 Programmable Linear Actuator

23 December, 2011

The Haydon Kerk Idea Size 23 non-captive linear actuator is RoHS compliant and combines high-output force, rotary to linear motion, stepper drive and programmable control in one integrated package. Linear travel per step ranges from 0.0031 to 0.127 mm and output force up to 890 N.

Vibratory equipment adds the finishing touch

08 September, 2011 by

Enhancing the presentation of your product can be achieved with attractive packaging but the old adage that the proof is in the eating is increasingly being explored by food processors and their marketing teams. With today’s media a substantial emphasis is given to taste and the appearance of food. By the addition of some special ingredients, not only the taste but the appeal of the product can be shaped.

Energy-efficient pallet conveyors to keep production flowing at CCA

30 August, 2011

Energy-efficient conveyors requiring less than half the drives of conventional pallet conveyor systems will transport and accumulate bins used in production at Coca-Cola Amatil’s new preform and closure manufacturing facility at Eastern Creek in Sydney.

Key Technology Iso-Glide vibratory conveyor

30 August, 2011

Key Technology’s Iso-Glide vibratory conveyor achieves a motion that resembles horizontal motion, which maximises sanitation while offering gentle handling and quiet operation.

Dotmar System Plast 2256 series belts

28 July, 2011 by

The System Plast 2256 series belts with 1 pitch is a series of versatile side flexing belts that can handle high loads and high speeds, combined with a small side flexing radius for optimum product handling. The belts are suited to conveying smaller packaged goods, such as cluster packs and plastic tubs to packaging machine in/out feeds.

Crumb handling system

01 July, 2011

When a food manufacturing firm in Sydney had a requirement to feed bulk crumbs mixed with oils out of pallecons and into a process line, they knew they had a challenge on their hands. The product compacts under its own weight causing it to bridge and rat hole, making it hard to deliver into conveyors.

SEW-Eurodrive X-Series and MC Compact Series gear units

24 May, 2011 by

SEW-Eurodrive’s Australian-assembled X-Series gear units boast very fine torque graduation allowing users to closely match an X-Series gear unit to their application. This provides wide gear-unit choice and flexibility. The X-Series is suited to applications ranging from conveyor systems, to ball mills and agitators. The entire X-Series range is offered in a choice of 15 sizes with torque ratings ranging from 58 to 475 kNm.

Flexicon Single-Trip Bulk Bag Unloader

28 April, 2011 by

Flexicon’s Single-Trip Bulk Bag Unloader allows rapid, low-cost discharging in low headroom areas and conveying of the material at any angle to downstream processing, storage or packaging equipment.

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