Processing fish on a large trawler, con-stantly vibrating and moving with the waves, is quite a challenge. Nevertheless, the weighing of fish on a sailing ship is possible. The accuracy with which bulk quantities of fish are now weighed in batches on the Navigator is an absolute novelty.
Natural resources continue to pose a challenge for the food industry, because natural also means that composition varies, which makes preparing a consistent product difficult. Checking and adjusting all weights is essential in this process, from the raw material to the final product. The proper tools are indispensable
First responders and emergency workers are expected to be on call seven days a week, 24 hours a day, ready to help immediately and quickly. Improved work conditions make it easier to do that, but lifting patients on stretchers in and out of ambulances can be very difficult.
Industry: Health Care
Van Beek, Drunen the Netherlands, reports that it is now possible to provide accurate real time monitoring of how much product a screw conveyor is handling.
Tracking and tracing is an issue that is topical for many years in many segments of the
processing industry. The ongoing product liability is forcing manufacturers to link their production processes to their administrative processes.
The strength of Bolidt is the development, production and application of thermosetting plastics. The plastic systems find their way into seamless and leakproof industrial floors, ship decks, wear layers in road- and commercial constructions, sport floors and wall finishing. For the application the company
developped a machine which weights and mixes the solid and fluid components on the spot.
Speed of weighing systems increased substantially.
An electric toy train model at the premises of PENKO Engineering B.V., a manufacturer of weighing equipment, illustrates the principle. The locomotive runs over a load cell upon which a display presents different colours, indicating whether the train is to light. If this is the case, the train
automatically is fly shunted. This principle also applies to automated food packaging, only much faster. The weighing system performs up to 1600 measurements per second.
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