Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Conveying

Increasing the reliability, service life and power savings of geared motors in the meat industry

14 May, 2014

Major New Zealand meat processor the Alliance Group upgraded its carton conveyors at its Dannevirke processing plant with units selected for their suitability and ultimate reliability for the washdown environment inside the boning room.

Enmin shakes things up for meat processor

14 May, 2014

A large meat processor approached Enmin Vibratory Equipment's engineers to develop a system that would weigh the frozen meat pieces individually before they were transferred to the packaging process.

Intralox ThermoDrive belting

13 May, 2014

ThermoDrive belting combines the cleanability of solid homogeneous belting with the low-maintenance, positive-drive operation of Intralox modular belting. The belts are made from homogeneous thermoplastic with 100% closed surfaces - a solution for food processing applications, especially those with strict sanitation and hygiene requirements.

Intralox Omni-Directional Sorter

31 March, 2014

Intralox's Omni-Directional Sorter is capable of both receiving products from any direction and then sorting them in any direction at high rates within a compact footprint.

Flexicon vacuum receiver with pneumatic dump valve

27 February, 2014

Constructed of stainless steel, the vacuum receiver features a rugged, clamp-together design that facilitates rapid, tool-free disassembly for filter cleaning and maintenance.

Flexicon conveys Chocolate Dodger to success

29 January, 2014

Following the success of its Jammie Dodger biscuit, Burton's Biscuit Co decided to market a Chocolate Dodger version. Flexicon provided a conveying solution that copes with the difficult-to-handle powders involved.

Dematic FlexSort SC3 Crossbelt Sorter

17 January, 2014

The Dematic FlexSort SC3 Crossbelt Sorter is a high-rate, high-accuracy sorting solution for distribution and warehousing operations. The sorter uses discrete belt conveyors mounted on carriers in a recirculating loop configuration.

Flexicon Flexi-Disc tubular cable conveyor system

08 January, 2014

Flexicon has expanded its Flexi-Disc line of tubular cable conveyors with the addition of a 15 cm diameter system, which more than doubles the capacity of the company's 10 cm diameter conveyor.

Ammeraal Beltech Pop-up flight for conveyors

19 September, 2013

The pop-up flight pops up at the foot of the conveyor incline to support the food as it moves up the elevator. Once the product has been successfully discharged, the flight pops down again so an automatic scraper can clean up the belt.

Gear up to reduce downtime and running costs in the boning room

16 September, 2013

Upgrading old powered roller technology to a modular belt design driven by a highly efficient drive package has reduced the downtime and running costs in a major NZ meat processing plant.

Heat and Control FastBack FDX Force Displacement drives

01 September, 2013

FastBack FDX Force Displacement drives are reportedly 40% smaller than comparable inertia drive horizontal motion conveyors and convey up to 1100 kg.

HydraCon food-safe modular conveyor

20 August, 2013

The HydraCon modular conveyor is a food-safe alternative to traditional fixed length conveyor systems. It is a completely modular design and can be configured to meet any changing plant layout or future design.

Compressed Air Australia Line Vac Conveyor

31 July, 2013

Line Vac Conveyors convert hose, tube or pipe into a powerful inline conveying system and handle materials up to 482°C. They eject a small amount of compressed air to produce a vacuum on one end.

Key Technology Iso-Flo Standar Utility Shaker vibratory conveyor

12 July, 2013

Key’s Standard Utility Shakers are suitable for processing fruits, vegetables, potato strips and potato chips. The new hygienic features are standard on the Utility Shakers and are optional on other Iso-Flo conveyors.

Flexicon Flexi-Disc tubular cable conveyors

17 June, 2013

Flexi-Disc tubular cable conveyors move material using high-strength polymer discs affixed to a stainless steel or galvanised cable that slide within smooth stainless steel tubing.

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