3D printing helps keep the wheels turning at abattoirs

Shan Goodwin
By Shan Goodwin
Updated June 27 2022 - 4:13am, first published June 17 2022 - 2:00am
NEW WAYS: 3D printed parts used in beef processing equipment at the Northern Co-operative Meat Company in Casino.

THREE DIMENSIONAL printing is being trialled in Australian red meat processing plants to make equipment parts in a move that has the potential to revolutionise maintenance.

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Shan Goodwin

Shan Goodwin

National Agriculture Writer - Beef

Shan Goodwin steers ACM’s national coverage of the beef industry. Shan has worked as a journalist for 30 years, the majority of that with agricultural publications. She spent many years as The Land’s North Coast reporter and has visited beef properties and stations throughout the country and overseas. She treats all breeds equally.

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