Transforming plant maintenance with laser cleaning

There is no blast media or chemical residue to contend with. The vaporised contaminants are simply captured by a vacuum system alongside the laser head.  This makes it a particularly useful for surface cleaning of plant and equipment where cleanliness is key. 

Transforming plant maintenance with laser cleaning

If you have seen clips of lasers removing rust on YouTube you probably found them quite compelling to watch – it’s almost hard to believe. Read on as we de-mystify laser cleaning technology and give you a sense of where it can be a helpful option for plant maintenance. Portable lasers have only recently become […]

Nanofibre manufacturer rebrands on back of expansion  

An increasing number of industries are embracing what nanofibre can do to make products better and stronger, to maximise performance, and establish that competitive advantage.

Nanofibre manufacturer rebrands on back of expansion  

Leading New Zealand nanofibre manufacturer, Revolution Fibres, has rebranded to NanoLayr to reflect its transformation into a Deep Tech Manufacturer and a global leader in high-performance functional textiles. Founded in 2009, the Auckland-based company proved itself as a pioneer of advanced nanofibre technology using its proprietary sonic electrospinning process to manufacture nanofibre products, including filter […]

Asmuss talks to NZ Manufacturer

Family-owned for four generations, with the fourth generation of Asmuss family members now shareholders in the business, the Asmuss family continue what their predecessors did – directing profits back into the business, making smart acquisitions and supporting the NZ economy.

Asmuss talks to NZ Manufacturer

Interview with Dean Brown, CEO of Asmuss Steel & Flow Control What does your business do? Asmuss Steel and Flow Control supplies steel and flow control products to some of New Zealand’s biggest infrastructure and construction projects; Asmuss Steel supplies the construction and manufacturing industry through to a large array of Civil projects. Our dedicated […]

igus robolink IP44: a robot that defies wet elements

The new robolink meets protection class IP44 at least, and is therefore resistant to splash water. It can carry up to three kilograms, has a range of 790 millimetres with five axes and can make 7 picks a minute.

igus robolink IP44: a robot that defies wet elements

igus has developed a low cost automation solution made of polymer and stainless steel for environments with splashing water. Damp and wet environments can quickly degrade the mechanics of a robot. This prompted igus to launch a Low Cost Automation innovation on the market, which can easily and cost-effectively implement simple tasks and at the […]

EcoStruxure solution meets Mataura Valley Milk’s requirements

We’re able to track and trace every ingredient on its journey from the farm and through the facility. This track-and-trace approach provides complete transparency and trust for our suppliers and customers.

EcoStruxure solution meets Mataura Valley Milk’s requirements

Building the world’s best nutritional business is the ambitious goal that New Zealand dairy company Mataura Valley Milk set out to achieve in August 2016. Now the company’s milk production plant is an impressive accomplishment that comfortably justifies its early ambition. Mataura Valley Milk is now benchmarking innovation and performance for other milk plants. Situated […]

The best things come in small packages

What’s more, it also guarantees the highest degree of protection IP69. The switch’s special hygienic version makes it particularly suitable for the demanding food and pharmaceutical industries. The CTM provides reliable Cat. 4/PL e safety door protection according to EN ISO 13849.

The best things come in small packages

Transponder-coded guard locking for small doors and flaps Treotham’s new, compact Euchner CTM transponder-coded guard locking provides process and personnel protection in the smallest of spaces, making it the perfect solution for securing small doors and flaps. The real bonus is that, at only 120 x 36 x 25 mm in size, the switch is especially easy to integrate into […]

NDC sensors control manufacturing at the front line

If you run a fluid bed drier, oven, tunnel oven or blender, we may be able to make you a lot of money.

NDC sensors control manufacturing at the front line

-Simon Ganley Most customer food complaints relate to colour. Too dark is considered to be over cooked or baked. Too light is perceived to be underdone. You wouldn’t believe just what people complain about. But businesses have to take complaints seriously and it costs to deal with them. So now a lot of food manufacturing […]

mWL.cs mechatronic calotte loader unveiled

The company’s deep expertise and proprietary technologies provide manufacturers with safe, reliable systems that handle non-standard substrates with ease and confidence.

mWL.cs mechatronic calotte loader unveiled

A fully automated stand-alone system for transferring wafers between cassettes and calottes, the mWL.cs provides integrated device manufacturers (IDMs) an opportunity to increase yield and improve process traceability at a high throughput. Evaporation process tools often utilise spherical carriers and rings to meet uniformity and defectivity targets. However, the design of these tools has made […]

HandScanner saves four seconds per scan

The HandScanner is a highly flexible and versatile solution for scanning applications. It can be paired with Datalogic’s mobile computers to provide workers with a full data collection solution suitable for any application.

HandScanner saves four seconds per scan

Datalogic’s new HandScanner is non-intrusive, hands-free wearable and enhances efficiency and accuracy. The scanner’s low weight allows it to reduce the load lifted by a worker during every working shift by up to 1.5t. Capable of scanning from 10cm to 150cm, HandScanner is suitable for a broad range of tasks in transport, logistics, warehousing, manufacturing, […]

Rotate cables and hoses for energy, data and media at high speeds safely

Slip rings can therefore be replaced in the case of a limited rotation angle. Different media lines as well as bus cables or even fluids can be guided with one system easily, cost-effectively and without any interruption.

Rotate cables and hoses for energy, data and media at high speeds safely

igus has developed the twisterband HD so that cables and hoses can be guided safely and reliably even during rotary movements. The lightweight energy chain, available from Treotham, is very stable, easy to fill and can even cope with rotating speeds of up to 180 degrees a second. It rotates around its own axis. Due […]

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