Processing

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.


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.


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.


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.


Fruit processing

14 November, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.reactive-eng.com.au/

Kronen has released the AS-4 multifunction machine for processing fresh fruit, such as melons, oranges, grapefruit, lemons, kiwis, pineapples and apples.


From the fieldbus to ERP

06 November, 2005 by Anuga FoodTec

Food production involves more than just 'good taste', as economic efficiency also plays a major role. Manufacturing processes require a high degree of automation that makes it possible to maintain consistently high levels of quality


Solids flowmeter

18 October, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.eqss.com.au/

Sankyo Impactline Solids Flowmeters are suited to measuring most solids and powders, from sugar to iron ore. The Sankyo Impactline Flowmeter can measure from as little as 50 kg/h to 10,000 t/h with a high degree of resolution and stability.


Size Reduction

18 October, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.reactive-eng.com.au/

Quadro have released their latest range, the Underdriven Comil. The Comil offers innovative technology for size reduction, deagglomeration, and dispersion of both wet and dry products. Quadro originated the conical screen mill concept and is widely used within the Food, Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Process Industries. Typical applications include bulk density adjustment, scrap reclaim, delumping and size reduction.


Cool room ventilator

18 October, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.freshvent.com.au/

Fresh Vent's cool room ventilator has the potential to reduce fruit and vegetable spoilage by up to 75%.


The development of robotic pizza pickers

06 October, 2005 | Supplied by: Carter Holt Harvey Packaging

While an expert pizzaiolo might prepare a pizza in a few minutes, an industrial pizza machine must turn out hundreds of pizze in the same time frame


Fresh fruit processing

23 September, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.reactive-eng.com.au/

Kronen offers new innovative German technology for the processing of fresh fruit, such as melons, oranges, grapefruit, lemons, kiwis, pineapples and apples. Kronen has a wide range of machines to suit most applications.


Dairy tub packing

23 September, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.jllennard.com.au/

The Pack Line PXG tub filling and sealing machine and the PDP-1 pouch and bag fillers are both designed to economically, swiftly and cleanly handle a range of moist products and liquids including dairy products.


UV disinfection in the dairy industry

06 September, 2005 | Supplied by: Berson UV-Techniek

In an increasingly regulated and safety-conscious market, the dairy industry has to meet ever more stringent standards of quality. Effective microbial disinfection of process water is therefore essential


US meat, poultry and seafood packaging forecast

06 September, 2005

Demand for meat, poultry and seafood packaging in the US is projected to increase 4.0% annually to US$6.9 billion in 2009. About half of the gains will be attributable to an increase in meat, poultry and seafood production


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