demm engineering manufacturing October 2008

Demm Engineering & Manufacturing October 2008

Equipment and Materials

A roundup of technologies and services designed to increase the productivity, efficiency, and safety of New Zealand’s engineering and manufacturing sector. Product of the Month is the Lambda range of lubrication free chains from Tsubaki – offering truly maintenance-free performance.


Timber Milling & Manufacturing

Equipment and technology that’s making a difference in New Zealand’s timber industry. Includes the latest in dust extraction for timer processors and the wide range of sawmilling experience and expertise that Mac Valves brings to the industry.

Jenny Baker leads this special feature with a special in-depth report on Fibre-gen’s LG640 acoustic log grading unit – new technology that takes the guesswork out of the log grading and milling process.



New products and processes, plus some excellent maintenance tips, make up this special feature. Read about the use of the metallisation arc spray process to protect concrete structures from corrosion, and Simon Wood discusses how regular maintenance can help compressed air users reduce their all up costs.


Motors, Drives & Transmissions

Drives that deliver greater energy efficiency; new high performance motors; liquid-cooled drives for dusty environments, and an update on the newly launched motor bounty scheme from the Electricity Commission – it’s all in this special update.


Columns, News & Events

Our regular employment and maintenance columns, plus who and what is making the news and what industry events are coming up

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