Processing

Technology beats kitchen bugs

16 February, 2006

Food poisoning may become a thing of the past, if commercial kitchens link their appliances to the internet, a research group from Information Society Technologies (IST).


Laboratory homogeniser

16 February, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.niro.com.au/

The Niro Soavi NS2002H Twin Panda tabletop laboratory/pilot plant homogeniser is suitable for feasibility testing and process development in the food, food ingredients and dairy industries.


Ozone in the food industry

06 February, 2006 | Supplied by: Nutech Australia

Ozone is a gas that can be readily generated at point of use and used directly as an oxidising biocide, odour control agent or sterilising agent with food, beverages or site water


Plain ol' salt water does the trick

30 January, 2006

Researchers at Penn State University in the US have devised a novel way to clean and disinfect milking equipment, using little more than salt water. The new method could be a safer and cheaper alternative to conventional cleaning systems.


Augmented reality technology could improve communication in poultry plants

25 January, 2006

Technology that transfers computer-generated information onto the physical world is being tested for use in poultry farms to improve communication between computers and workers.


Insect controller

23 January, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.rentokilpestcontrol.com.au/

A new generation flying insect control system has been introduced by Rentokil Pest Control called Luminos 3.


Temperature logger

23 January, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.onsolution.com.au/

The LogTag high-performance data logger measures and records temperature within a range of -30 to 85°C. Results can be downloaded to a PC for easy analysis using OnSolution's easy-to-use eTemperature software.


Legacy control system upgrade

23 January, 2006 | Supplied by: http://www.citect.com/

Switch2Citect is a conversion tool for SCADA customers that allows them to convert from one or multiple legacy systems to the CitectSCADA with minimal configuration costs, time and effort. Switch2Citect provides upgrades from InTouch, Fix32, iFix, FactoryLink and the company will release more upgrade paths in coming months.


Coffee freezing systems

06 January, 2006 | Supplied by: Sandvik Australia Pty Ltd

In order for a complete coffee freezing conveyor for a new customer in India has further increased Sandvik Process Systems' penetration into the Asian market


Would you like Salmonella with that?

06 January, 2006

Most people properly associate Salmonella with raw poultry. But according to an analysis of food-poisoning outbreaks, fresh produce is catching up with chicken as a major culprit of Salmonella infections


Infrared cuts dust explosion risk

29 December, 2005

Five elements are necessary for a dust explosion: ignitable dust; suspension of the dust into a cloud (in sufficient concentration); confinement; oxidant (usually air); and ignition.


Compression and indentation testing

08 December, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.idminstruments.com.au/

IDM Instruments has released a range of Universal Testing Machines, the Digital Line (DL). The Digital Line range will now replace the existing T model Universal Testing Machines for twin column testing machines.


New generation mouse trap

08 December, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.rentokilpestcontrol.com.au/

Rentokil Pest Control has introduced RADAR into Australia - an environmentally friendly, safe, humane and deadly efficient rodent control.


Choosing the best filtration method

06 December, 2005 | Supplied by: RPA Process Technologies

Selecting filtration equipment is the combined result of many considerations. In addition to removing the undesirable material from a liquid stream, the filtration method selected must also satisfy other requirements


Dicing and strip cutting machine

14 November, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.cbsfoodtech.com.au/

The dicing and strip cutting machine ARGON can reach a hourly capacity between 1500-2350 kg/ hr depending on product. The spacious 96 x 96 x 550 mm cutting chamber can accommodate high volume products, eliminating the task of cutting to size.


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