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October 9, 2018

Ultra Long RL89 Offers New Possibilities in Handling

This custom Axis RL89 roller was produced for a recycling application. The customer required an very slow RPM so this unit was supplied at 216:1 reduction with a speed of 3.6m/minute. This ultra long roller which has a facewidth of over 2000mm also has a stainless steel drumshell and specifically machinined aluminium end housings. Talk […]

August 2, 2018

Pallet Conveyor Innovation with the Axis RL89

The Axis RL89 is an innovative solution for solving pallet handling and other heavy weight conveying challenges. They can easily be retro fitted into existing conveyors with the use of adjustable height mounting brackets. The RL89 is designed to be in direct contact with heavy loads and and shift pallets of up to 800kg. Low power […]

July 10, 2018

Axis Drum Motors for Restraint Conveyors

The Axis Drum motor is an ideal solution for portable animal restraint conveyor systems. Often these systems are designed with portability and weight reduction in mind so they can be transported easily between locations. When conveying live animals belt tracking can prove difficult without belt guidance.  We can produce you a drum motor with a […]

March 7, 2018

Axis AX72 Drum Motors Preferred for Lightweight Conveying

The Axis AX72 Drum Motor series was chosen as the preferred drive method for small package handling conveyors for a Sydney pharmaceutical company. The simple modular design of the AX72 combined with its robust all steel planetary gearing system ensures reliable and efficient usage over the lifetime of the drum. Available with stainless steel 304 […]

November 14, 2017

New TM113.1G Drum Motor Solves Guided Belt Problems

Southquip Industrial is pleased to release the Axis TM113.1G drum motor variant to the market. At the request of our clients a solution was required for providing an economic solution to drive belts with vee guide tracking profiles. By redesigning our TM113 drum motor we have incorporated K17 Vee Grooves into the endhousings. This also […]

August 28, 2017

Portable Aluminium Conveyors need Axis Solution

A hire industry customer had been having negative experiences with another brand of drum motors so an Axis solution was chosen to improve reliability of their hire conveyor fleet. The solution was required to be single phase powered and be as compact as possible yet provide enough power and belt traction to pull heavy loads of building […]

August 28, 2017

Automation Machinery requires a Precision Drive Solution

When a NZ Automation company sought to design and develop an automated solution for robotic tray filling a reliable, precise and hygienic drive solution was required. The Axis TM113.1 drum motor in full stainless steel design was chosen as the drive solution of choice. Using the Axis Drum motor solution simplified integration with the machine and […]

July 14, 2017

Seafood Modular Belt Conveyors require a Hygienic, Compact Drive Solution

These Axis drum motors were produced to meet the requirements of the seafood processing industry. The use of the Axis TM113.1 series drum motors in stainless steel design allowed the engineering company client to produce conveyors of excellent aesthetics, using a centre drive system. The drum motors were supplied with a 8×7 keyway fixed to the […]

July 12, 2017

Axis TM113.1 is the preferred solution for Milk Powder handling

When a New Zealand OEM manufacturer was looking for a solution for conveying 25Kg bags of milk powder up an incline conveyor, reliability, efficiency, low maintenance and backup support was foremost in the Drum Motor specification. Considering the installation was in South East Asia in a critical handling area of a milk powder plant the […]