Convair is a manufacturer, supplier and service provider of equipment used to transport various types of dry bulk materials which can be conveyed pneumatically, such as cement, fly ash, lime, flocculant, flour, sugar, stockfeed, plastic pellets etc.
The equipment manufactured by Convair includes pneumatic dry bulk tankers mounted on trucks, or semi trailers, B doubles or road trains and specifically designed Performance based standards combination. Also, intermodal equipment built on ISO frames, blowers/compressors mounted on truck chassis, or tanker trailers, portable trailers, or it can be skid mounted. Convair also produces hydraulically driven power packs to suit restrictive truck chassis designs, as well as external compressor control systems to enhance efficiency and operator safety.
Convair is a national distribution agent for several ancillary parts used in the pneumatic dry bulk industry including CVS compressors and AKO valves from Germany, Gardner Denver Cycloblowers and specialised pneumatic products from Bulk Tank in the US. The business supplies parts and components for all makes of pneumatic dry bulk tankers.
Convair is the Australia/NZ agent for Feldbinder Spezialfahrzeugwerke GmbH of Germany, supplementing the company’s range of products with an aluminium pneumatic dry bulk tanker, including standard and tipper type pneumatic tankers.
The service department of Convair services, repairs, maintains and refurbishes all makes of pneumatic dry bulk tankers. It also provides programmed maintenance services and supports this with a fleet of hire equipment including tankers, compressor power packs and training courses.
From its manufacturing facility based in Melbourne, Convair services customers and supplies service agents throughout Australia and New Zealand. In each state, there are service agents and parts available.
Convair is the only manufacturer of this type of equipment in the country. It has embraced lean manufacturing which has enabled it to continue to add value to what it does, provide exceptional customer service and develop a highly skilled resourceful workforce.