Save Money By Automating Your Palletising Process

2019-06-13T16:15:05+09:30 31st May 2017|

Competitive advantage in the modern business world is all about speed.  Time equals money. And as many organisations around the world have discovered, by automating their operational processes such as installing a robotic palletising system on their production line, they’ve been able to accelerate their throughputs and put their profitability on an upward trajectory. Automating the palletising process, be it in a pharmaceutical company, a food handling facility, a warehouse and distribution c… Read More

Buy v Hire – which should you choose when it comes to a new weighbridge?

2019-06-29T14:13:01+09:30 27th May 2017|

Weighbridges are used in diverse range of locations and for a variety of reasons – and the decision whether to hire or buy the equipment isn’t always cut and dried. If you’re considering installing a weighbridge and are unsure of whether hiring or buying will be your best option, you may find the following article a useful guide in arriving at a decision. Let’s look at some of the reasons when hiring a weighbridge is the best option, and then we’ll look at some instances where buyi… Read More

How a combination metal detector and checkweigher can help your business

2019-06-13T16:15:05+09:30 24th May 2017|

What does an organisation’s choice of weighing equipment have to do with the global economy? The leaders of the world’s seven richest nations have just returned from their annual summit where they agreed that a lack of demand was the single biggest problem in the global economy.   The experts also said that in addition to the effects of the slowdown in China and the other big developing economies, ageing workforces, slower productivity improvements, reduced rates of innovation, limited res… Read More

Five factors to consider when buying a new weighbridge

2019-06-13T16:15:05+09:30 22nd May 2017|

Although the concept of a weighbridge is a fairly simple one, the practical aspects of installation and the technology involved are far from straightforward. Weighbridges have to be fit-for-purpose and highly accurate in order to fulfil their function of providing precise measurements over and over again, often in harsh environments. Therefore, when it comes to buying one, it’s vital to ensure that all you comprehensively covered all bases. There are many different types of weighbridge includi… Read More

Mechanical Weighbridge Conversion to Full Electronics

2019-06-13T16:15:05+09:30 18th May 2017|

AccuWeigh’s Queensland Service Department recently travelled to Inverell in northern NSW to convert a mechanical lever weighbridge to fully electronic. The customer performed the most of the preliminary work before we arrived to site, including craning the weighbridge deck and levers out of the pit and refurbishing the steel deck. AccuWeigh’s fully-trained service personnel then fitted the underside of the weighbridge deck with dummy load cells and steel plinths in preparation for craning th… Read More

6 Benefits Of Automating Your Bulk Agricultural Packaging

2019-06-13T16:15:05+09:30 17th May 2017|

Packaging is a major operation for many businesses in the agricultural industry. From grains to fertilisers, soils and hay, a bulk agricultural packaging system needs to be able to handle various kinds of product and package them efficiently before transport. Filling bulk bags or containers manually uses a lot of time, energy and manpower, and it increases your risk of product wastage. Automating the bulk agricultural packaging process will often result in a wealth of benefits for farmers.  … Read More

Don’t Risk A Fine – Ensure Your Trucks Aren’t Overloaded By Installing An Onboard Weighing System

2019-06-13T16:15:05+09:30 17th May 2017|

When loading trucks, vans, trailers or any other bulk transport vehicles, it’s vital that the correct loading limits are adhered to if you are to avoid costly penalties. Fines are not only expensive, they also have a negative impact on productivity and business efficiency. Moreover, when an organisation consistently breaches legal limits, it can also result in reputational damage – the implications of which can be disastrous. These days, thanks to the advanced technology and clever engin… Read More

The ultimate guide to liquid filling equipment

2019-06-13T16:15:05+09:30 10th May 2017|

Whether you’re a newcomer to the world of liquid filling equipment or an experienced user looking to upgrade or change your production line, browsing websites and product catalogues in the search to source a suitable machine can be more than a little confusing. Overflow or gravity machine? Piston or pump? Automatic, semi-automatic or manual? Hot or cold-filling? In-line or rotary filling? Off-the-shelf or turnkey? Fortunately, with so many choices out there you’re likely to find the ideal so… Read More

Improve your palletising to save money and increase business efficiencies

2019-07-29T15:43:30+09:30 1st May 2017|

Any industrial and warehousing operation that is still relying on manual palletising is likely to be compromising their productivity, quality and business efficiencies. Manual palletising is no match for modern automated equipment in terms of speed, precision, productivity, safety, quality and outputs and in today’s highly competitive environment, businesses need to take every opportunity to improve. Palletising is the final step in an assembly line whereby the products (such as boxes, bags, c… Read More