- Sensors that keep up with the volatility
We hear from Michael Matheson, electrical and instrument engineer for explosives at Orica Yarwun, and Graeme Corder, Brisbane area manager for VEGA Australia, about how the “VEGAPULS 64” non-contact radar level transmitter has been instrumental in maintaining operations at Orica.
- LINAK launches the world’s first electric linear actuator with IO-Link
In the world of factory automation, there is a constant desire to improve efficiency of machinery. Essentially, machine builders are looking for ways to do things smarter at a lower cost. Data is the key driver for that as countless components interact and support the industrial network with real-time information.
- Build security boundary and leverage existing technology investments to enhance industrial cybersecurity
Global industrial connectivity supplier Moxa, distributed in Australia by Madison Technologies, introduces the defence-in-depth concept that allows businesses to leverage their existing network infrastructure and investment to build the first line of their network defence.
- Automate your plant close to the process: Flexibility with compact solutions
Bürkert supports customers with optimally coordinated, compact solutions that fit into existing structures offering flexibility – after all, you have to think about tomorrow today and also consider future innovation in the context of digitisation. Discover just how easy it is to combine our wide range of components and integrate valve islands, control cabinets and … Continue reading Automate your plant close to the process: Flexibility with compact solutions
- New Long Life actuator from LINAK delivers an ultra-marathon performance
For industrial automation applications, avoiding downtime is the ultimate challenge. Solutions must be trusted to keep up the pace – beyond the finishing line: the new linear actuator LA36 Long Life, from LINAK does just that, delivering extreme performance that conventional actuators cannot compete with.
- Improve security, performance and commissioning with PowerFlex 755T AC Drive
Enhanced TotalFORCE® capability in PowerFlex 755T drive from Rockwell Automation provides improved performance and more protection for mining industry.
- Increasing network visibility is key for maximising uptime
Madison Technologies technical support engineer, Navin Pramkumar, speaks about the importance of increasing network visibility and maintaining uptime for manufacturers.
- The Robot People make collaborative robots accessible to SMEs
Universal Robots partner, The Robot People, discuss the benefits of collaborative robots amongst SMEs in Australia.
- Mouser Electronics adds record 62 new manufacturers in first half of 2021
Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor, continues to expand its line card by adding 62 new manufacturers to date in 2021.
- Embrace the IIoT for a smarter future
Global industrial connectivity supplier Moxa, distributed in Australia by Madison Technologies, explains how industrial IoT deployments can be simplified with cloud ready IIoT Edge Gateway.
- Local Dalby business leading the way on trommel tech
A few hours West of the Brisbane Central Business District, Thomas Manufacturing stands fortified in the industrial manufacturing hub of Dalby, positioned strategically on the cusp of agricultural, mining and oil and gas industries. West of Brisbane is Lockyer Valley, which is prime agricultural land and then after that the oil and gas industry reigns … Continue reading Local Dalby business leading the way on trommel tech
- The key to operational resilience: OT cybersecurity
Global industrial connectivity supplier Moxa, distributed in Australia by Madison Technologies, explores the importance of protecting OT networks from cyberattacks by enhancing operational resilience. Securing operational technology (OT) networks and increasing network durability are key to enhancing operational resilience, as OT network protection still lags behind information technology (IT) cybersecurity. This article explains the reasons … Continue reading The key to operational resilience: OT cybersecurity
- Digi-Key Electronics enhances online returns and order issues portal
Digi-Key Electronics, which offers the world’s largest selection of electronic components in stock for immediate shipment, announced that it has launched an enhanced online returns and order issues portal for customers.
- Making the switch: The benefits of switching energy providers
As businesses face so much uncertainty, cutting energy costs can help keep overheads low when restrictions continue to change across Australia. Fortunately, cutting energy costs is possible with more independent energy companies offering competitive rates and enhanced services.
- How to consistently check your industrial network’s security
Global industrial connectivity supplier Moxa, distributed in Australia by Madison Technologies, reveals tips when using software to perform configurations to ensure industrial network security.
- UNESCO: “The world needs more engineers”
Innovative engineering solutions will be vitally important in the next 10 years to help create a more resilient and equitable world, but to achieve this, more engineers are needed.
- Using synchronous hydraulics for lifting or lowering during temporary works
Heavy lifting or lowering on a worksite can be complex at the best of times, but when it involves a heritage-listed building, the process becomes even more complex. A new project in Newcastle is a prime example, but with the right expertise, products and a specialised synchronised hydraulic jacking system, the project was completed successfully. Richard Crookes Constructions (RCC) is constructing a new urban … Continue reading Using synchronous hydraulics for lifting or lowering during temporary works
- AI and Machine Learning: Bringing Intelligence in Upstream Production
In today’s operations allocating production asset surveillance across well sites may seem infeasible, where just a handful of engineers are tasked with watching over and responding to alarms for hundreds of locations. But technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are changing what is possible in upstream production operations management, allowing cost-effective scaling and deployment of previously inaccessible intelligence. This shift to smarter autonomous operations can help reduce downtime risk and dramatically improve operational efficiency. Overcoming upstream challenges … Continue reading AI and Machine Learning: Bringing Intelligence in Upstream Production
- ARC Forum for Asia Pacific focuses on accelerating digital transformation
Propelled by recent global health and economic crises, industrial innovation is accelerating. Leading companies that have progressed along their digital transformation journeys are more able to adapt to the changed business reality by, for example, supporting remote connected workers and leveraging wearables and other tech to support the remaining frontline workers in the plant. With … Continue reading ARC Forum for Asia Pacific focuses on accelerating digital transformation
- PowerFlex 755T drive can improve conveyor uptime and performance in mines
Conveyors may have a simple job in mines: move product from point A to point B. But they also introduce complex challenges that can impact a mine’s uptime, efficiency and profitably. For instance, how do you manage the control and mechanical factors that can cause stretched and fatigued conveyor belts? How do you stay ahead … Continue reading PowerFlex 755T drive can improve conveyor uptime and performance in mines