Food Processing 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...

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...

CBC’s National Business Development Manager, Leon Stefanec, works with some of the most prominent baking operations in Victoria, connecting them to the right products and suppliers, particularly bearings products. Bread makers and manufacturers must uphold the highest standards of quality in their production and packaging...

The ROCOL brand’s range of food grade lubricants have been making waves with major food chains in recent years. According to Steve Keown, “ROCOL’s slightly higher price point is more than compensated for by the quality of their products.” “Without reliable, certifiable lubrication products, it is certain that manufacturers will...

We have all heard of big data, but how about big baking? The Australian bread making industry is as robust as its grain production. Unlike a local bakery, large scale baking operations require much larger ovens and mixmasters that spin for extended periods to make bread dough. These machines present interesting challenges for CBC to address, according to Juha Chandran. With an engineering background of...

CBC’s Troy Markland often defers to the Rexnord product range when supplying Power Transmission solutions to customers in the food-processing segment. “Even with my 40 years of experience in Power Transmission, I still consult frequently with the product experts from Rexnord when I am looking to design a more effective conveying application for a client,” he says. When it comes to designing an effective general conveying application where there will be...

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...