Materials handling & storage and supply chain

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.


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

The LA35 actuator, which has been added to the Techline range, is designed to solve a number of challenges faced in the industrial marketplace.

Solid/liquid delivery system

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: Process Systems Services Pty Ltd

Hapman has introduced SolidQuid, a solid/liquid delivery system that uses an existing liquid delivery equipment to convey precisely measured amounts of bulk powders from a FIBC bulk bag to a mixing tank.

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.

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.

Vertical order picker

01 June, 2008 | Supplied by: NTP Forklifts Australia

Jungheinrich Lift Truck has released the EKS 110 vertical order picker.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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