Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Flat top chains and modular belts

06 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Dotmar EPP Pty Ltd

The System Plast New Generation or ‘NG’ chain is suitable for use in the beverage industry due to its lower wear rate, lower friction and lower noise levels. Extra performance, with the lowest coefficient of friction in the System Plast range, results in medium strength with optimum wear resistance, along with reduced plate wear and reduced pitch elongation.

4-head linear weigher

06 July, 2009 | Supplied by: ADM Packaging Automation

ADM Packaging Technology offers a range of linear and multi-head weighers that are constructed in stainless steel with panels that press fit to a tight tolerance, allowing accurate assembly. The durable design is able to withstand all feeding applications and performances. The welded joints and folds on the hopper and feed chutes prove the constant detail and the attention to a quality finish is high.

Electric-powered reach trucks

06 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Toyota Material Handling Australia Pty Ltd

The BT Reflex Series electric-powered reach trucks offer improvements on the previous model with increased capacities, higher performance, reduced energy requirements and improved safety for the operator.

3G wireless WAN mobile computers

06 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Intermec Technologies Aust Pty Ltd

Intermec has introduced the CN50 and CN4 — advanced, rugged 3G Wireless WAN (WWAN) mobile computers for field mobility applications. The CN50 includes 3.75G WWAN HSUPA radio technology in a small, lightweight, ruggedised form factor.

Weighing scale

06 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Adam Equipment (SE ASIA) Pty Ltd

Adam Equipment’s LBK scales offer quick and easy functionality.

Light crane system

06 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Konecranes Australia

The Konecranes XA Aluminium Light Crane System has been tailored to demanding applications which require high precision, less rolling resistance, low noise and corrosion-free extended durability and cleanliness.

Spiral belt tension gauge

06 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Locker Group

Ashworth has created a solution to help processors pinpoint undetected high-tension problems in spirals to extend belt life and prevent unexpected breakdowns.

Side flexing belts

06 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Dotmar EPP Pty Ltd

System Plast offers a series of side flexing belts for conveying packed products.

Positive-drive belting

05 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Intralox Australia Pty Ltd

The Mol Belting Systems ThermoDrive conveyor belting is a positive-drive, low-tension belting with a continuous, easy-to-clean surface. Like Intralox modular plastic belting, ThermoDrive belts are especially suited to hygienic applications in food processing. With a 100% closed surface, the homogenous, thermoplastic belts can improve food safety, quality assurance and operational efficiency.

Hygienic weighing-feeder

03 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Schenck Process Australia Pty Ltd

The Schenck Process Multidos L weigh feeder can be adapted to many different applications. Its scale is used as a measuring or batching system. With the integrated weighing technology, a large variety of products, such as cocoa powder, cereals, salts or freeze-dried vegetables, can be measured with a high degree of precision. The Multidos L is available in an open design which is suitable for special applications in the meat-processing industry, such as the production of ground meat or sausage, and wherever high hygienic standards must be met.

Management software

03 July, 2009 | Supplied by: GE Intelligent Platforms

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has announced the latest version of its Proficy Change Management, version 5.9, featuring web-based client enhancements that provide users with ‘thin’ client capability for version control, audit trails and secure access for popular automation products.

Pick-and-place system

03 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Tripax Engineering

Jorgensen Engineering has developed a robotic system for pick and place.


03 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Select Packaging Systems Pty Ltd

Cama’s latest robot, the Triaflex, is a custom-made robot that can reach speeds of up to 150 cycles/min, with the capability to function on a single or double line tracking system and carry out tasks which are particularly complicated technically, such as managing and loading products on continuous motion machines.

Screw feeder weigher with plastic hoppers

03 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

Ishida has released a fully automatic multi-head weigher with screw feeders. The CCW-R weighers are particularly suitable for fresh and very sticky meat, poultry and fish products, as well as fruit and dried fruit which cannot be moved efficiently by feeder vibration. Even meat on the bone can be quickly and evenly processed.


03 July, 2009 | Supplied by: Peacock Bros Pty Ltd

UPM Raflatac optimised Dog Bone, Short Dipole and Frog RFID tags claim improved performance. The updated UHF EPC, Class 1 Gen2 products have been enhanced with Impinj’s Monza3 ICs. All three products offer 96-bit EPC memory, high read sensitivity and reliability across long read ranges, making them appropriate for a wide range of applications. Moreover, they function near challenging materials such as metals, liquids and on closely packed products.

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