Materials handling & storage and supply chain > Conveying

Streamlining breakfast cereal processing

12 June, 2013 by Jim McMahon

The latest generation of tubular drag cable conveyors provides critical process and product quality benefits for breakfast cereal processors. Minimised product damage, improved product safety, reduced clean-up and faster changeovers are key advantages over traditional conveying systems.

Enmin strikes gold in West Africa

07 May, 2013

A gold mine in West Africa was the last place Enmin Engineers expected to discover a Series 1 model of one of their Electromagnetic Vibratory Feeders.

igus 3500R energy chain

26 March, 2013

igus has introduced the 3500R roller energy chain and the guidelite modular plastic guiding profile designed for long travel lengths.

FlexLink X65 conveyor

19 March, 2013

FlexLink’s X65 conveyor has standardised functions for the handling of products up to 3 kg. It offers a lower noise level and a lower total cost of ownership.

Flexicon Sanitary Tilt-Down Flexible Screw Conveyor

04 February, 2013

With the hopper, support boom and conveyor assembly tilted down, Flexicon’s conveyor fits through standard doorways and orients the conveyor tube horizontally.

Telemecanique XUY fully integrated roller sensor

25 August, 2012

The Telemecanique XUY fully integrated roller sensor uses a multibeam photoelectric sensor across the width of the conveyor and is easily installed between the conveyor rollers.

Heat and Control customisable vibratory conveyors

24 August, 2012

Heat and Control’s customisable vibratory conveyors can be customised for multiple applications, such as grading, alignment, dewatering, spreading and bidirectional distribution.

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.

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