Equipment

SMC’s flow and pressure valves in its AS-R and AS-Q series enable energy savings due to a cut in internal air consumption by up to 25 per cent.

Maxon Motor Australia has come up with a brushless DC servomotor with zero backlash gearhead for food, process control, and manufacturing environments.

Festo Australia has released a range of pneumatic pinch valves which provide reliable control and shut off in production processes.

FOSS's FoodScan 2 is a near-infrared (NIR) analyser offering process and quality control options to meet time-critical testing requirements.

The FLT93 Flow Switch from AMS Instrumentation & Calibration has been developed to help engineers responsible for optimising the up-time of process flow networks in the food industry.

Lapp Australia has launched a cable cutting machine which offers same-day turnaround for customers.

Snack packaging technology is the focus of a new vertical form fill seal bagmaker from Ishida and available through Heat and Control.

Michell Instruments has released the QMA401 low-maintenance Trace Moisture Analyser, available via AMS Instrumentation & Calibration.

Universal Robots has rolled out its new flagship cobots under the name of e-Series.

Conveyor technology company Nord Drivesystems has introduced a drive that minimises costs for transporting pallets and cage pallets.

Metrohm has come up with a fully automated solution for determining Total Acid Number and Total Base Number in up to 112 samples.

A checkweigher is a machine used to check the weight of packaged commodities to ensure that they are within specified limits. AccuWeigh explains how they can help your business.

Tetra Pak has launched an extrusion wheel that produces stick ice cream products with large-sized inclusions such as whole nuts.

SMC’s Automatic Leak Detection System (ALDS) helps suppliers avoid the cost and inconvenience of leaking valves.

Heat and Control, in partnership with ScandiNova has developed a potato processing machine which lessens the occurrence of acrylamide.