- actuator systems
- Barry O'Rourke
- Beckhoff Automation
- Engineers Australia
- global automation
- Global G Series
- Hydrogen Park
- Karen Andrews
- Sustainable Energy Council
- Sydney Water
- university of newcastle
- water utilities
- Brushless DC motor
Swiss company Maxon Motor has developed a new brushless DC motor for handheld tools, which the company claims boasts unprecedented amounts of power for its small size.
- Bulk bag filler
Flexicon has launched an easy-to-use combination bulk bag/drum filler that enables operators to connect bag spouts and resume filling rapidly, according to the company.
- LabVIEW evolution
National Instruments releases LabVIEW 8.6, the latest version of the graphical system design software platform for control, test and embedded system development, focusing on the benefits of
- Test data software
National Instruments releases DIAdem 11.0, the latest version of the interactive software for managing, analysing and reporting test data.
- Multifunction tester
Eaton introduces the Kyoritsu 6016, 10-in-1 multifunction tester. It can test for continuity, insulation resistance, loop impedance, PSC/PFC, RCD testing, volts/frequency, phase rotation and
- Colour Machine Vision Software
Dalsa iPD has released its new iNspect machine vision software v.126.96.36.199 with support for colour processing, along with many other tool enhancements. These new features broaden the application
- Wireless Ethernet Bridge
Motorola releases the PTP 300 Series, providing enterprises with carrier class connectivity while offering a strong return on investment compared with alternatives.
- Simulator for chemical processes
Invensys Process Systems has released the newest version of SimSci-Esscor’s PRO/II software, a steady-state process simulator used to design, analyse and improve chemical processes.
- Batch Formulation Management
GE Fanuc’s new development allows users to create variations of a product based on a single Master Recipe, significantly decreasing the time to market for new products, and reducing validation
- Low Cost Electro-Pneumatic Transducer
Series EPTA Electro-pneumatic Transducer converts an analogue input signal to a linearly proportionate pneumatic output by modulating its control valves to regulate branch pressure.
- New version of Ampla MES
Schneider Electric/Citect released the latest version of its Manufacturing Execution System (MES) software, Ampla.
- Miniature components
Rockwell Automation extends its Modular Control System (MCS) product range with three new miniature components–the 100-K contactor, 700-K control relay, and 193-K bimetallic overload relay.
- Variable speed drives
Baldor launches a family of frequency inverter drives for AC motors that has the ability to reduce total cost of ownership substantially for common process automation equipment.
- ‘Ion trap’ pH electrode
A robust pH sensor from Endress+Hauser can now solve the problem of reference contamination commonly experienced during pH measurement in ultra harsh conditions such as mining slurries and
- Power meter
The Schneider Electric PowerLogic PM800 series is designed to reduce energy costs by helping users understand where and how energy is used, extend equipment life, improve power system
- Nodes for wireless networks
FlexPower Nodes for the Banner Engineering SureCross Wireless Network provide a versatile wireless solution by allowing a SureCross Node to operate using 10 to 30V dc line power, solar panels,
- Level switches
Process and plant engineers will find the rugged NuTec LS2000 Level Switch from Fluid Components International (FCI) provides highly reliable level monitoring and interface control in