Materials handling & logistics > Conveyors

igus xiros ball transfer units

02 April, 2020

To protect conveyed goods from uncontrolled static electricity discharge, igus has developed the tribo-polymer xirodur F182 for its ball transfer units.

Pepperl+Fuchs G20 ZPA roller modules

29 February, 2020

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

Hygenius food-grade conveyor

19 September, 2019

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

Coating conveyor pulleys for protection and longevity

18 March, 2019

Heavy conveyors represent many millions of dollars of investment by companies over many years, so they need to be protected as much as possible.

igus xirodur ball transfer units

11 March, 2019

The latest ball transfer units from igus are made of high-performance polymers that ensure smooth transport even at high loads.

GreyOrange Flexo modular sortation system

07 March, 2019

The Flexo modular robotic sortation system is designed to fit well in most warehouses due to its fluidic layouts, requiring minimal additional infrastructure.

Flexicon offers screw conveyor quick-ship program

12 November, 2018

Flexicon has announced that it is now offering a quick-ship program for shipment of its flexible screw conveyors in popular sizes.

Conveyor manufacturer wins mine safety award

26 October, 2018

Conveyor Manufacturers Australia (CMA) has been named as a winner in the Australian Mining Prospect Awards for 2018.

Flexicon Twin BEV-CON flexible screw conveyor system

19 October, 2018

The Twin BEV-CON flexible screw conveyor system with a common hopper and mobile base can fill two vessels with the same material simultaneously.

Boral Cement installs alternative fuel system

12 October, 2018

Boral Cement has installed an alternative fuel system from Schenk Process Australia to power its Berrima cement plant in NSW.

The future of production intralogistics: the final frontier for manufacturing optimisation

04 October, 2018

Technology, such as automated storage and retrieval systems and AGVs, can be applied as effectively to production intralogistics as to warehousing and distribution.

ABB appoints NEPEAN Conveyors as Authorized Value Provider

02 October, 2018

NEPEAN Conveyors to provide nationwide servicing of ABB's Dodge range of Controlled Start Transmission (CST), Dodge gearing and electric motors.

Smart mobile automation solutions for industry

14 September, 2018

The SICK smart mobile automation solutions are designed to improve productivity for industry.

igus xiros guide roller system

06 September, 2018

Recently added to the igus xiros product range is a ready-made guide roller system consisting of an aluminium, PVC or carbon tube and two flange ball bearings made of xirodur materials with stainless steel balls.

The Kaizen Paradox

10 July, 2018 by Paul Stringleman*

How incremental improvements can impede innovation in the automation of warehousing and distribution.

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