Materials handling & storage and supply chain

Horizontal motion conveyor

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Heat and Control Pty Ltd

The Fastback 90E conveyor from Heat and Control combines a small and powerful drive unit with a wide variety of pan sizes to improve transfer and distribution for a diverse range of applications.

Improving conveyor belt hygiene

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Rydell Beltech Pty Ltd

Rydell Industrial (Belting) has introduced its ThermoDrive sprocket-driven hygienic conveyor belting.

RFID developers kits

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Unique Micro Design Pty Ltd

Unique Micro Design has released the SkyeTek range of RFID developers kits.

Metal drums

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Actisafe

Actisafe has released a range of products aimed at solving problem metal drum storage.

Conveyor components

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Smith & Searls

Pobco Plastics, a manufacturer of plastic and wood conveyor components, has launched its brand in Australia following the appointment of Smith & Searls Pty Ltd to represent them in Australia and New Zealand.

Robotic packing line

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Marel

Two Marel Food Systems companies — AEW Delford and Scanvaegt — are pioneering loading and batching technology with the IPL Batcher and RoboBatcher systems to provide meat, fish and poultry processors with intelligent robot batching machines and systems.

Data collection computer for cold storage applications

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

LXE has released what it claims is the smallest and lightest, wireless handheld data collection computer for cold storage.

Pallet runner

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

Dermatic has introduced Pallet Runner that combines the density of drive-in systems with the benefits of pallet-flow systems.

Weight recording

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Newcastle Weighing Services

Nuweigh Australia has released a weight data logging scale for quality assurance checking in the processing area. The JAC 320 scale is portable and manufactured for washdown areas where accuracy of weight readings is essential.

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.

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.

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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