Materials handling & logistics

Datalogic AV500 2D image-based reader

24 March, 2020 | Supplied by: Datalogic Automation Pty Ltd

The AV500 scanner has a high-resolution 5 MP sensor, image acquisition at 32 fps, dynamic or adjustable focus, and multiple lens options.

Aseptic filling at Ya YA Foods in Canada

06 March, 2020 | Supplied by: KHS Pacific Pty Ltd

Ya YA Foods doesn't sell any of its own brands, but almost all of the big beverage brands in Canada and the US have their products bottled there.

Pepperl+Fuchs G20 ZPA roller modules

29 February, 2020 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

G20 ZPA roller modules have integrated logic that allows the modules to independently control 24 VDC motor rollers without a higher-level control system.

Logistics company trials autonomous drones in Madrid warehouse

13 January, 2020

European logistics company IAG Cargo has announced that it has successfully trialled autonomous drone technology within its warehouse facility in Madrid.

Konica-Minolta AIRe Lens AR smart glasses

29 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Konica Minolta Business Solutions Australia Pty Ltd

The AIRe Lens smart glasses device is designed to enhance training and knowledge sharing in traditionally skilled manual labour and industrial environments.

Flexicon high-lift bin tipper

28 November, 2019 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

An open-chute high-lift bin tipper from Flexicon hydraulically raises and dumps mobile bins into a hopper that feeds an integral flexible screw conveyor operating under loss-of-weight control.

Moving bulk solids: comparing pneumatic and mechanical conveying

03 October, 2019 by David Boger, Allen Powell and Paul Sattler* | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The choice between dilute phase pneumatic conveying, tubular cable conveying and flexible screw conveying is not always clear.

Tasmanian distillery combats counterfeiting using IoT

02 October, 2019 | Supplied by: AusNFC Pty Ltd

Tasmania's Old Kempton Distillery has used the HID Global IoT platform with AusNFC tags to combat counterfeiting of its whiskies and other liquor products.

Hygenius food-grade conveyor

19 September, 2019 | Supplied by: Australis Engineering Pty Ltd

Hygenius is food-grade conveyor that has been designed to reduce flat surfaces, cracks and crevices where food and bacteria can accumulate.

Alfa Laval LeviMag mixer

25 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Alfa Laval Pty Ltd

The Alfa Laval LeviMag mixer delivers low-shear mixing, gentle product treatment and easy cleanability.

DHL builds digital twin-based smart warehouse in Singapore

23 July, 2019

Digital twin technology has been implemented in an integrated supply chain solution for Tetra Pak.

ifm multicode reader

18 July, 2019 | Supplied by: ifm efector pty ltd

The ifm multicode reader detects 1D and 2D codes, and simple applications with one code per image can be set quickly via the teach button.

Choosing RFID for industrial applications

08 July, 2019 by Mark Sippel, Product Marketing Manager | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The three most widely available RFID systems offer differences in performance for different application scenarios.

Pepperl+Fuchs RFID read/write heads with IO-Link

01 July, 2019 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The latest RFID read/write heads with IO-Link from Pepperl+Fuchs offer simplicity and flexibility, due to auto-start functionality that simplifies integration.

Flexicon ultraheavy-duty bulk bag filler

21 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Flexicon Corporation (Aust) Pty Ltd

The latest ultraheavy-duty bulk bag filling system from Flexicon receives abrasives, high-density solids and other difficult-to-handle bulk materials from upstream processes.

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