Processing

Stickers to keep fruit fresh

11 March, 2019

The Stixfresh edible sticker may be able to prolong the shelf life of fruit by up to 14 days by slowing down the ripening process.


Acromag XMC730 I/O board

11 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The Acromag multifunction I/O XMC mezzanine modules feature A/D, D/A and digital I/O channels to conserve I/O slots.


The good egg on sustainability

11 March, 2019

The Sustainability Framework Report, released by the industry's research body, Australian Eggs, has been developed to help egg farmers understand and respond to evolving community expectations.


Atlas Copco LRP 700-1000 VSD+ range of intelligent liquid ring vacuum pumps

11 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Atlas Copco Compressors Australia

The Atlas Copco LRP 700-1000 VSD+ range of intelligent liquid ring vacuum pumps is suited to wet, humid and dirty applications.


Enjoying more of the 'Creature Comforts'

11 March, 2019 by Matthew Schnetzer | Supplied by: Krones (Thailand) Co Ltd

A fully automated brewhouse that produces 50,000 barrels of beer annually has been opened by Creature Comforts Brewing in Georgia, USA.


DynaCQ plastic detection system for meat

11 March, 2019 | Supplied by: DMRI

The DynaCQ fully automatic plastic detection system is used to detect foreign objects in both minced meat and trimmings.


Proseal ProTest seal quality testing system

11 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Proseal Australia

Proseal's ProTest seal quality testing system enables food manufacturers and processors to determine the suitable seal and peel strength for individual products.


Keeping milk fresh with an automated order picking system

11 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Cimcorp

New Zealand-based Synlait Milk will improve material flow and throughput from production to dispatch at its new liquid milk production facility using an automated order picking system.


APLEX Technology FABS-9XXA Series of Food-Grade HMIs

08 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Backplane Systems Technology Pty Ltd

APLEX Technology's FABS-9XXA Series of Food Safety Grade Stainless Steel HMIs are aimed at improving the safety and productivity of the food and beverage processing industry.


Food waste tech wins $20,000 at evokeAg

07 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Lincoln Agritech Ltd

Automated technology that reduces industrial food processing waste by 40% was recently recognised at evokeAg, Australia's largest agricultural technology event.


Drought impacts Australia's farm production

06 March, 2019

An ABARES report found the value of farm production is expected to decline by 4% to $58 billion in 2018–19, driven by droughts in the eastern states and poor winter crops.


HRS heat exchangers

05 March, 2019 | Supplied by: HRS Heat Exchangers Australia New Zealand

HRS corrugated tube and scraped-surface heat exchangers can improve heat transfer, energy efficiency and profits.


Red Lion Data Station DA10D and DA30D data acquisition

05 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The Data Station DA10D and DA30D data acquisition and protocol converters from Red Lion are designed to bridge the communication gap between serial, Ethernet and fieldbus devices to unlock data from field equipment such as PLCs, drives and controllers. 


Acromag AcroExpress VPX6860 6U OpenVPX single-board computer

05 March, 2019 | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

The VPX6860 series features the 6th Generation Skylake Intel Xeon E3-1505M processor and CM236 PCH chipset for wide-ranging I/O support.


Gluten that is safe for coeliacs

04 March, 2019

A researcher from Wageningen University has investigated ways to develop gluten safe wheat to improve the quality of life for those suffering with coeliac disease.


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