Food and Beverage Tag

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...

Jaw couplings are popular for their versatility and robustness in connecting industrial machines such as pumps, blowers, compressors and mixers in mechanical power transmission assemblies. CBC Australia’s National Product Manager for Power Transmission, Troy Markland, explains why the Fenner jaw coupling has a fail-safe design and how to install the...

Schaeffler’s rolling bearings and linear guidance systems are adopted globally in production of food processing and packaging products. With many of these machines installed in factories around Australia, technical support for these machines is handled by the Schaeffler Australia team, in collaboration with Schaeffler’s long-term...

From the delights of Tim Tam Slams to having the vintage Arnott’s cookie tins in their house, every Australian has fond memories of growing up with Arnott’s biscuits. Keeping the biscuits rolling out the factory, however is a different story. To keep the production line smoothly...

For a major independent brewer in Adelaide, maintaining optimum amount of grease in bearings across their bottling line was the difference between frequent shutdowns and smooth rolling bottles. On the advice of CBC Major Accounts Executive Andrew Fant, the brewery switched to the NSK Molded-OilTM bearings for their...

In response to ‘Why aren’t more food and beverage manufacturers considering the viability of belt drives versus chain drives in their processes?’ CBC Sales Representative Steve Cutajar believes they absolutely should. “Synchronous belts have come a long way in recent years and today, belts can easily replace chains...

Rexnord’s conveying chains are frequently used in the food and beverage sector and adopted by major equipment manufacturers. Rexnord’s range of FlatTop conveyor chains has grown substantially since Rexnord introduced them in 1938. The Rexnord TableTop and MatTop series now provide many materials, types and grades, making them applicable to...

Since 1949, Walsh & Ford has been servicing the bulk handling of grains for farmers in the Dalby region. Their grain augers and bulk bins have long been favoured by grain farmers, and the business has expanded into other areas including bulk handling of liquid,...