- What are the true costs of poor power quality?
The loss of power or poor power quality can significantly hurt a business in terms of lost production and disruption to operations.
- The challenge of implementing process control in sterile environments
An innovative touch screen operator interface guides the user through selecting a cycle from a range of pre-vacuum and general purpose gravity cycles.
- How to select the right connector
The optimum plug connectors for industrial use must always be selected depending on the particular application area, transmission medium and environmental requirements.
- How to minimise risk and save lives
Safety controls play an integral part in preventing the risk of injury from various hazards that inevitably exist in the workplace.
- Understand the new model Work Health and Safety Acts
Harmonisation ensures holistic safety regulation in the engineering industry.
- Metso technology increases capacity in wastewater treatment plants
Online measurement technology is able to reduce the amount of chemicals used in sludge drying process by up to one third.
- Remote control your mine
Productivity challenges are increasing investment in remote mining solutions.
- Improved combustion analysis techniques reduce energy consumption
The harsh operating conditions associated with combustion analysis applications can eat up a sensor in no time, resulting in inaccurate and unreliable sensor measurements.
- Process Control and Instrumentation at NMW 2012
More than 450 companies are exhibiting at NMW 2012: including leading Australian companies as well as specialist exhibitors be showcasing new and innovative products.
- ARC 2012 forum addresses ways to transform the industry
ARC Advisory Group founder lists natural gas fracking, smart learning robots and the self-learning thermostat among the top ten industry-transforming processes.
- Smart robots raise performance and quality at towbar manufacturer
Smart robots help one of Australasia’s towbar manufacturers lift performance and create higher quality products in record time.
- Report outlines challenges and opportunities in industrial machinery market
“The Next Industrial Revolution” research paper is all about reaping the benefits of PLM. Download this paper free.
- Profibus Training 2012: Users to pick locations
UK trainer Andy Verwer returns to Australia in May 2012 to conduct a series of Certified Profibus Training courses. Where do you want him to go? Cast your vote.
- Advanced diagnostics embedded in a pressure transmitter can detect integrity issues
Advanced diagnostics technology enables the user to proactively respond to changes in both the process and electrical loop and prevent future shutdowns.
- Apprenticeships allow accelerated training
Challenger Institute of Technology’s new apprenticeships in metals and engineering are giving apprentices the opportunity to save time by accelerating their learning.
- Festo’s adaptive gripper learns from nature
Pressure-sensitive food can be handled quickly and reliably due to the Fin Ray effect which is based on the design of the tail fins of fish.
- Journey to Excellence: Focus for OpsManage’11
Invensys user conference examines ways to apply technology to empower people and drive business optimisation across manufacturing and production enterprises.
- HART names 2011 plant of the year
Engineers get connected to HART Communication to facilitate loop testing, startup, valve tuning, safety systems and remote device diagnostics.
- Manufacturing can benefit from advanced automation
Manufacturing can benefit from integrated architecture – the key lies in its scalability across multiple controllers and graphic interfaces.
- Fuzzy controller delivers improved pitch control for turbines
The pitch control of wind is based today on PD or PID controllers. The use of fuzzy controllers promises a faster and more efficient procedure.