Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Bar code reader with integrated connectivity

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The Leuze electronic bar code reader family has increased to include the BCL 500/i, a series featuring a range of more performance features.

Multihead weigher

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Emrich Industries Pty Ltd

The HDM Optima combination weigher is available in 8, 10, 14, 16 and 20-head configurations.

Sanitary pneumatic conveyor

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Reactive Engineering Pty Ltd

The Quadro VAC with computerised controls is a user-friendly, high-end sanitary pneumatic conveyor that is suitable for use in food plants. The simple ‘fill and dump conveyor with filter back-wash and pneumatic controls has an optional computerised user interface control.

Robot control

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has enhanced its IRC5 controller operating system with the release of RobotWare 5.10.

Multihead combination weighers

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Perfect Packaging

Multi-weigh combination weighers are suitable for almost all dry, fresh and deep frozen food products, such as snacks, crisps, confectionary, fresh salad and vegetables, seafood and pet foods.

Case handling solution

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Intralox Australia Pty Ltd

Intralox has available activated roller belting that provides a smart, automated method for directing the movement of conveyed articles. With greater flexibility, reliability and safety, it brings the advantages of modular plastic belting and more to package and case handling applications such as merging, diverting, singulating, sorting and others.

Pneumatic cylinder with integral hydraulic brake

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Metal Work Pneumatic Australia Pty Ltd

Pneumatic actuators are notoriously difficult to control at either slow speeds or when the load varies during the stroke.

Dock loading/unloading technology

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd

Industrial Conveying is custom designing, manufacturing and installing a range of devices for bulk loading (and unloading) palletised product into shipping containers.

Mobile computer

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Peacock Bros Pty Ltd

CipherLab has built its latest mobile computers called the 9400 series. These handheld PCs have 520 MHz computer power, 128 MB of SDRAM and many standard features all built within a lightweight compact form that fits easily into a hand.

Waterproof weighing

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Newcastle Weighing Services

Nuweigh Australia has released a fully stainless steel waterproof bench scale suitable for wet applications where accurate weight is essential. The JAC 949 model features an IP67 protection rating on the stainless steel load cell.

Collapsible bins

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Nayla Pty Ltd

Available from Nayla is the KitBin, a method of reducing freight and storage costs. The unit is a bulk storage and transport ‘knock-down’ container with removable sides that pack inside a built KitBin for storage during transport when the bins are returned empty to the source.

Custom-engineered shaft seals for bulk processing equipment

12 May, 2008 | Supplied by: Woodex Bearing Company Inc

MECO offers custom shaft seals for slow-turning bulk process equipment. Because no standard seals will work properly in every application, MECO engineers specify the design and construction materials for each seal according to actual shaft diameter, speed, clearance, process chemistry, temperature, pressure variation, thermal shaft growth, etc.

Spiral conveyor retrofits

12 March, 2008 | Supplied by: Industrial Conveying (Aust) Pty Ltd

Industrial Conveying has instigated a retrofit option to save on the expense of replacing an entire steel belt spiral conveyor system. This will suit many industries including food processing, assembly, manufacturing, automotive manufacture and general engineering.

What's happening to our freight industry?

12 March, 2008 by Keiran Jones

Has anyone else noticed that 2008 is already shaping up to be a bad year for logistics in Australia?

Flexible tanks

13 February, 2008 | Supplied by:

Pronal PVC-coated fabric Liquitanks are flexible storage tanks that can hold up to 500,000 L of stormwater, industrial water or drinking water.

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