- Save our seals, salmon and safety
Australian manufacturer helps produce world first environmentally harmonious and safer salmon pen.
- Instrumentation for Generation Y
The innovation in consumer electronics, which Generation Y engineers use in their daily lives, has outpaced the instruments they use in the professional setting.
- Welded vs bolted joints – raising the standards
Evolving changes to industry best practice will result in significant payback in terms of reduced leaks, improved safety and projects built or returned to service on schedule and within budget.
- Integrating modern technologies in water treatment process control
Process control is vital to ensuring the integrity of the water supply chain, in civil and industrial applications.
- Gaining competitive advantage from integrated supply chain optimisation software
Success can be achieved when companies abandon the traditional approach to supply chain planning and consider a demand driven ‘value chain’ perspective.
- Universal Robots launches in Australia and New Zealand
It all started with a pepperoni pizza…
- Solids modelling conveys solid performance
The main challenges that arise when optimising or troubleshooting a solids process include inefficient designs due to separate modelling of fluids and solids sections, overdesign of equipment, high-energy demands, reduced yields, and output quality inconsistency.
- Voltage optimisation can save on machinery maintenance
Australia has a particular problem with over-voltage and voltage optimisation is a simple solution to reduce energy consumption, significant tonnes of CO2 and deliver impressive savings in the process.
- Feed manufacturer reaps rewards of totally integrated automation
After modernising its manufacturing plant, an animal feed manufacturer has achieved a seven percent increase in production while reducing its energy consumption by two percent.
- Mapping the 3D printing revolution [Infographic]
If you can design it, the 3D printer can build it. However, we are still in the early stage of owning and using 3D printer.
- What does diversification really mean for our auto sector?
Ford, Holden and Toyota decision to cease manufacturing has the automotive supply chain asking themselves how will they survive?
- Five minutes with Glenn Jobling
In the PACE hotseat is Glenn Jobling, Engineering Director at GJC Engineers.
- War robots and the 2014 World Cup – defenders off the field
High-tech robots called PackBots will be unleashed during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil to help boost security and examine suspicious objects.
- The new technologies needed for dealing with big data
While much focus of “Big Data revolution” has been on the data itself less is on the technologies underpinning it and what it means.
- How to get more value from variable-speed electric motors
Fuels can be more effectively converted to electricity in large-block combined-cycle power plants with an efficiency of more than 61 percent.
- How to improve manufacturing performance using mobile
Until now meaningful MES data has not been accessible by operators and contractors. But the implementation of a mobile MES overcomes this limitation.
- Industry 4.0: Secure the future, grasp opportunities
Manufacturing companies are facing numerous challenges. The vision for Industry 4.0 addresses these challenges with the development of intelligent, integrated production units.
- Compressed Air Efficiency: A Piping System Solution
Victaulic’s Bill Lowar discusses the cost
- Graphene can pave the way for Australian manufacturing
How can graphene change the face of Australian manufacturing?
- What price our fascination with cheaper 3D printing?
The future of 3D printing is firming up as it moves from do-it-yourself tinkerers to key players selling complete consumer solutions.