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Food Processing Applications

Every aspect of the Food Service industry demands a high level of performance, and motion control devices are no exception. Health regulations are particularly demanding on food service components and Magnus’ top-quality devices are what you will need to keep your goods rolling along whether your business bakes, cooks or caters. Whether you need something practical or stylish, Magnus has the right Food Service solutions to help you get the job done. Here are some items developed specifically for the Food Processing industry.

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1. Hi-Temp Bakery Wheel & Casters

Challenge: Traditional wheels do not work in hi-temp bakeries. Bakeries roll carts into ovens. Traditional hi-temp phenolic wheels survive about 350-400°F intermittent temperatures (30 mins in/30 mins cool-off). The traditional wheels

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2. Bearings That Last

Magnus was invited to visit with a water bottling facility (a National company) researching a way to extend the life of current bearings used in their rotary bottle fillers. The assembly being used was comprised of two Stainless Steel bearings and two Sea

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3. Australia Post Specifies Rotacaster

Challenge: Australia Post used ball transfer tables for manual sorting of bulky international mailbags weighing up to 35 kg. This required substantial and repetitive manual effort by operators to push, pull and rotate the bags, exposing t

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4. Honeycomb Pallet Turntable

Challenge: to improve the movement of honeycomb paper pallets down a packaging conveyor. One unusual aspect of the product movement is that some pallet packages require 90 degree rotation for proper orientation at final packaging.

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5. Damaged Floors? Here's a Solution!

Challenge: A customer was using a six caster picking cart; four swivel caster on the corners with two rigid casters in the center. The rigid caster improved tracking and control when moving long distances and turning, however it limited m

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6. Max P Palletizing Station

Challenge: A large distribution center (DC) was looking to improve workplace ergonomics. One area targeted for improvement was box palletizing. Boxes are gravity fed to a workstation with a conventional conveyor roller bed. At this workst

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7. Max Performance Conveyor Rollers – Function Where Needed

Increase throughput and productivity while improving workplace ergonomics by installing Max Performance Conveyor Rollers in your existing or new conveyor lines. Max Performance rollers solve many material handling challenges. Max Performance rollers provi

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8. The Right Wheel For The Right Industry

Traditional wheels do not work in hi-temp bakeries. Bakeries roll carts into ovens. Traditional hi-temp phenolic wheels survive about 350-400°F intermittent temperatures (thirty minutes in and thirty minutes cool-off). The traditional wheels are hard

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9. Productivity and Automation Efficiency Event

2012 augurs a need for immediate solutions as part of lean best-practices. A kaizen event for distribution must start with the hand truck in the delivery cycle; it represents the obvious place for continuous process improvement, yet consistently overlooke

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10. Modex 2012: Rotacaster makes manual movement of loads safer, faster and easier.

Designed with a multi-directional wheel known as the Rotacaster, the four-wheel hand truck rotates easily in small spaces and can actually move loads sideways. According to Peter McKinnon, managing director for Rotacaster, this innovative design can overc

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11. Rotacaster Profiled In Modern Materials Handling

Rotacaster makes manual movement of loads safer, faster and easier according to Lorie King Rogers, Associate Editor at Modern Materials Handling. Rogers noted during MODEX 2012 Rotacaster Wheel (Booth 3520) welcomed attendees to a hands-on demonstration a

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12. Non-Toxic Lubricants FDA Approved

A leading Italian manufacturer developed a special material and process originally developed for the aerospace industry and adapted it to special purpose wheels. The applications have expanded into stainless steel casters and other composite wheel materia

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13. Distribution 2012: Hand Truck Efficiency Drives Supply Chain Solutions

The North American distribution and logistics industry is valued at more than $300 billion and will experience even more growth in 2012. The value chain for the production, distribution, and sale of food, beverage and other merchandise indicate that produ

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14. Hi-Temp Bakery Wheel and Casters from Magnus Include Ergonomic Noise Reduction

An ergonomically friendly work environment requires noise reduction. RTH wheels are a special proprietary high temperature aerospace rubber compound that cushions the loaded racks from vibration, reduce floor noise, and can be equipped with special noise

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15. Factory Safety Management Article

16. Assembly Workstation

Challenge: American Ceramic Technology, Inc. (ACT) located in Escondido, CA was looking for ways to increase productivity and improve workplace ergonomics in the production of their SilflexTM radiation shielding. One of the man

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17. Parts Bin Transfer Station

Challenge: A car manufacturer was challenged to move heavy steel parts bins between parallel in and out conveyor lines in one of their parts distribution centers. The use of a ball transfer table was not proving to be an effective solutio

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18. MODEX 2014 - North America's Biggest Supply Chain and Logistics Expo

Magnus Mobility and Rotacaster Wheel Pty showcased the Rotatruck at MODEX 2014. The Rotatruck is a perfect example of the Rotacaster wheels ability to transform and improve the functionality of a product that has done the same thing in the same manner for

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19. Rotatruck - For Compressed Gas Cylinder Handling

The Challenge: Leading Australian compressed gas manufacturer BOC, a division of Linde, introduced a new high capacity G3 cylinder and needed to improve user handling practices, increase productivity and deliver the best possible ergonomic and safety outc

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20. Gas Springs for a Wine Cellar

Looking for a unique solution to assist opening and holding open a door or lid? SunCoast Property Renovations in Jacksonville, FL found just that for a Wine Cellar staircase by using a Stabilus Lift-O-Mat.

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