Food and Beverage Tag

Spiral freezers present a complex environment that requires a gearbox setup resistant to harsh temperature ranges, moisture and strong vibration. These units often operate below -40 degrees Celcius, and any motorisation componentry must comply with food handling regulations such as ISO and HACCP. As the country’s...

With many years of experience under his belt, John Knight at Alemlube has reliable insight into the importance of adequate lubrication. He explains that high coverage and reduced downtime spend on maintenance are key factors to consider when choosing suitable products. “Over 50 per cent of...

One of Australia’s national abattoir companies has sought Motion Australia’s expertise to incorporate Timken’s SNT Plummer Blocks on their primary site. The complete package of plummer block housing offers the beauty of interchangeability, performing extremely well in both dry and wet environments. “I was recently on...

Water usage is a major financial and environmental cost in food processing sectors, due to the rigorous cleaning procedures required to maintain hygiene standards. Gates, a Diamond supply partner with Motion Australia, is now offering the POSICLEAN™ thermoplastic polyurethane belt line as a long-wearing alternative,...

Motion Australia is excited to introduce exclusive access to Timken’s new expansion on their food grade bearing products. The Poly-round Plain Bearing Housed Units are now entering the Australian OEM market and have already demonstrated competitive results in food industry applications. The no-maintenance and lubrication free...

Waiting for a part to be delivered by an OEM? CBC offers an alternative regularly as part of their Local Production Requisition (LPR) service. “OEM parts are sometimes unavailable or have long lead times when customers require a custom solution,” says Leon Stefanec, National Business Development...

In a food production plant, managing the risk of incidental contamination is top priority for operators, according to Steve Hittmann. “Many of our customers operate wineries, bakeries, sugar refineries, or deal in fresh produce so they need their entire system to perform in conditions where there are regular maintenance cycles,” he explains. On...

With populations growing rapidly around the globe and factories producing at higher levels than imaginable some decades ago, the risk of food contamination across those factories is higher than before. The machinery at the heart of those operations requires premium components that can ensure the...

Rexnord has upgraded its popular case conveyor chains, the CC600 and the CC600TAB with new low-friction versions the LF600 and LF600TAB. The move to low friction conveyor chains, as CBC National Product Manager for Power Transmission Troy Markland explains, is in line with the market’s increased...