The Pola 3000 is an online particle monitoring system that has been designed for use in harsh environments. It utilises an image acquisition technology to analyse free-flowing particles from 40 Âµm to over 100 mm.
Australiaâ€™s wine industry is seeking to boost investment in research and development to $225 million per annum to maintain the edge that new technologies and innovation has given the industry over its global competitors.
Pulsar Process Management Level Star 110 non-contacting ultrasonic level measurement has been supplied to a major chemical manufacturer, resolving a problem it had in the effective gauging of sodium hydroxide
A campaign born of cooperation between five Australian states has improved the health and safety of workers at Australiaâ€™s wine manufacturers.
Chlorine dioxide is claimed to be a safe and potent broad spectrum biocide that is effective over a wide pH range in hard and soft water and does not react with other chemicals and impurities to produce harmful bi-products. Until recently the only way to use ClO2 was by producing it on site. However, due to recent technological advances, Actisan (a 2000 ppm solution of chlorine dioxide gas) is now available.
Victoria's status as the capital of the nation's dairy industry will be further enhanced with the opening of a new dairy innovation centre designed to place Australia at the forefront of world dairying innovation and thinking.
A major outbreak of E.coli 0157 poisoning in which 500 people were affected and 20 people died, seems to have led to improvements in the management of food risks in the retail and catering industries in Scotland, according to ESRC funded research at the London School of Economics.