Recent announcements from Google’s Project Jacquard, in collaboration with Levis, shows that the technology and fashion industries are starting to make real progress through collaboration.
Picture this: Robots brandish the tools and perform all tasks while human workers oversee operations. Supported by smart technology, humans and machines collaborate simultaneously on the factory floor.
Wieland has upgraded its safety controller Samos PRO COMPACT with the new SP-DIO module, with standard inputs and outputs.
Human-machine interface (HMI) technology is becoming increasingly more prevalent; not just in everyday life, but in industry too.
While one would hope Sydney’s recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ Disease is an isolated incident, the fact is that over 50 cases have been reported this year.
As industrial machines become more sophisticated and connected, the need for ‘smart engineering’ and detailed application knowledge continues to grow to increase productivity and safety, lower risk and reduce costs of compliance.
UNSW is home to a vast array of world-class of nano and micro-fabrication tools, which are available to manufacturers looking for an edge in product development.
Today most Australian manufacturers incorporate a high level of technology into the products they produce, plus in the processes they use to produce these products.
By creating a new business unit – Rittal Automation Systems – Rittal says it is building on its existing portfolio for panel building and switchgear manufacture.
KEMPPI, a leading international welding equipment manufacturer, has released a new range of mechanised and robotic welding systems. These can be combined with Kemppi WISE software processes to increase productivity several hundred per cent when compared to manual welding, as well as ensuring greater continuity in weld quality. Simple to operate and user-friendly, the Kemppi … Continue reading Mechanised robotic welding range announced
It appears, many companies are still daunted by IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) when in fact simple, small steps can lead to success, as Alan Johnson reports.
Every year, poor alarm management results in the loss of billions of dollars due to accidents, equipment damage, unplanned plant or unit outages and costs related to environmental and safety infractions.
Hydac’s HEZ electric cylinders require no maintenance and have a very good environmental compatibility and a low noise in operation.
ABB has announced it has acquired SVIA, a leading provider in the fast-growing market of robot automation cells for machine tending.
Seattle-based Avanade has been partnering with the Williams Martini Racing team since January 2015 in a three-year partnership focused on helping the team transform and perform better by leveraging digital technologies.
The microScan3 reliably protects hazardous areas, accesses, and hazardous points.
SmartLevel sensors from Balluff are the first choice wherever conventional capacitive sensors reach their limits.
Bestech Australia introduces the Burster System-2383 which composes of a clamping device (100kN clamping force for precision closing and reproducible comparative values for resistance.
The igus drylin E is a maintenance free linear system with a stepper motor, attached to a lubrication free lead screw drive or toothed belt. It comes ready to use with a motor, cables and limit switches. Drylin E can be used in extreme environments for format adjustments and for positioning small to medium loads. … Continue reading Linear drive system with motor
PACE managing editor Branko Miletic spoke to Hitachi’s CTO/Vice President & Chief Engineer Global Solutions, Strategy & Development IT Platform Division Michael Hay about how the company’s ideas on repurposing IP is leading the way to a better understanding of how innovation can be managed more usefully.