Tuesday 20th Oct, 2020

Transfer chute analysis with discrete element and continuum modelling

Aspec Engineering’s Paul Munzenberger explains how to make the most of discrete element modelling and lumped mass continuum modelling when designing transfer chutes.

When silos, hoppers and bins stop flowing, productivity drops along with it. Using a hammer to break up bridging may seem like a good short-term solution, but it comes with significant safety risks. Oli Vibrators however, offer an alternative fix.

Oli Vibrators: Shaking things up

When silos, hoppers and bins stop flowing, productivity drops along with it. Using a hammer to break up bridging may seem like a good short-term solution, but it comes with significant safety risks. Oli Vibrators however, offer an alternative fix.

The COVID-19 lockdown has forced many companies to change how they do business, leading to a rise in automated technology and Industry 4.0 practices. ABHR speaks to Schaeffler Australia to learn how bearings are involved in this digital transformation.

Predicting the future

Harnessing the power of digitalisation has allowed Schaeffler to make precise forecasts about proactive maintenance.

University of Sydney researchers have successfully poured sustainable cement pavement made from fly ash and recycled waste, such as ground glass and carbon dioxide.

Researchers test cement made from fly ash and ground glass

University of Sydney researchers have successfully poured sustainable cement pavement made from fly ash and recycled waste, such as ground glass and carbon dioxide.

Four grain storage expansion projects have been completed as part of the CBH Group’s upgrade to its network, adding additional capacity for 446,000 tonnes.

Work progresses on $230M Port Spencer Grain Port

Site preparation works have begun on the construction of the $230 million Port Spencer Grain Port on the Eyre Peninsula in South Australia.

Business cases for WA grain lines to be prepared

The Western Australian Government has released an independent engineering assessment outlining the estimated cost of restoring each section of the Wheatbelt’s Tier 3 rail network.

ABHR speaks to Rex Sinclair, National Sales Manager for Altra Motion Australia, about the service division team maintaining Altra products across the country.

No stopping Altra Motion

ABHR speaks to Rex Sinclair, National Sales Manager for Altra Motion Australia, about the service division team maintaining Altra products across the country.

Kinder Australia is harnessing the power of engineering to solve its customers problems with new inventions and devices.

Practical problems push engineering forward

Kinder Australia is harnessing the power of engineering to solve its customers problems with new inventions and devices.

TUNRA Bulk Solids will celebrate its 45th anniversary in 2020. ABHR looks back at the work the organisation has done for the bulk solids handling industry around the world since it began.

45 years of bulk solids handling research and education

TUNRA Bulk Solids will celebrate its 45th anniversary in 2020. ABHR looks back at the work the organisation has done for the bulk solids handling industry around the world since it began