Materials handling

Vacuum lifters solve OHS problem at paper factory

21 July, 2014 | Supplied by: Millsom Materials Handling

The Schmalz vacuum tube lifter JumboFlex 50 ensures faster materials handling while taking the burden from the employees. Forklifts are used to drive pallets loaded with heavy sacks into the halls of the Koehler paper factory in Kehl, Germany. The raw material must be prepared and then moved to the paper machines. Previously, this work was done manually, placing the employees under great physical strain.


Hino 300 series light-duty truck with safety features

15 July, 2014 | Supplied by: Hino Australia

Hino 300 Series is a light-duty truck with standard vehicle stability control and a suite of safety equipment.


Actisafe Actiskip Dumpmaster automated bin tipping system

23 June, 2014 | Supplied by: Actisafe

The Actiskip Dumpmaster from Actisafe is an automated system that safely handles and empties standard-sized dumpster bins.


Enerpac SyncHoist hoisting and positioning system

29 April, 2014 | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

The Enerpac SyncHoist system is a wireless-controlled, precision hydraulic load hoisting and positioning system.


Handling concrete elements of the $72m Riverwalk project in Brisbane

23 April, 2014 | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

Some of the most advanced high-precision, high-safety hydraulics are being deployed on the new $72 million Brisbane Riverwalk project to lift, shift and position the complex and heavy concrete castings involved.


There's no 'one-size-fits-all' solution for dust suppression

15 April, 2014 | Supplied by: Tecpro Australia

Every dust problem is unique - from the volume of dust to its size, its type, its location and the surrounding environment. It's vital to fully understand all factors, and to get expert guidance in choosing the right solution from the full range of options.


Lifting system restores equilibrium in Christchurch

01 April, 2014 | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

An Enerpac EVO synchronous lifting system has been deployed by Sync Lift Systems Ltd to safely raise, re-level and restore for occupancy an entire 2800 tonne three-storey building that sank up to 300 mm during the devastating Christchurch earthquake of 2011.


Schmalz JumboFlex 50 tube lifter

31 March, 2014 | Supplied by: Millsom Materials Handling

Schmalz's series of tube lifters feature one-hand operation for frequent, fast, ergonomic movement of light goods.


Green Monster's testing, safety and certification tasks

27 March, 2014 | Supplied by: Enerpac Div/Actuant Australia

The Green Monster pad eye testers - which perform load testing of pad eyes, eyebolts, D rings and other lift points of plant being lifted or lowered - incorporate Enerpac RCH hollow pull cylinders actuated by P142 hand pump and gauge combinations for durability, simplicity and safety in challenging environments.


Conveyor belt maintenance in the mining industry

19 March, 2014 by Sean Kinder, BMechEng/BBus | Supplied by: Kinder Australia Pty Ltd

Creating efficient maintenance processes for conveyor belts is a necessity in the mining industry. Incorrect practice in material discharge and the overall housekeeping of the belt resulting in premature failing conveyor components, tracking issues, excessive belt wear and spillage - all result in a decrease in productivity. This troubleshooting article addresses these issues.


Actisafe height-adjustable work platform

19 March, 2014 | Supplied by: Actisafe

Actisafe has added a height-adjustable work platform to its list of industrial safety products. Able to be manufactured to customised lengths and widths, the work platform lifts personnel to the most ergonomically suitable height for a safer working position.


Automated packaging line improves efficiency

18 March, 2014 | Supplied by: Kockums Bulk Systems

AMBOS Stockfeeds recently installed an automatic animal feed packaging system as part of a major upgrade to its facilities in Young, New South Wales.


Hand vs machine - the dilemma for wrapping freight

12 March, 2014

A high percentage of businesses across the industry spectrum - including food, manufacturing, primary sector - continues to hand wrap palletised and skid-loaded goods, not realising the cost disadvantages it brings to the company.


JDN EH 75 and EH 100 Air Hoists

10 March, 2014 | Supplied by: Pacific Hoists Pty Ltd

Following the complete reworking of JDN's EH series up to 60 tonnes, the JDN EH 75 and EH 100 Air Hoists are now available.


Schmalz JumboFlex 50 vacuum tube lifter

11 February, 2014 | Supplied by: Millsom Materials Handling

The Schmalz JumboFlex 50 vacuum tube lifter is suitable for frequent, quick and safe handling of loads of up to 50 kg.


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