- advanced manufacturing
- Ai Group
- artificial intelligence
- Augmented Reality
- energy supply
- federal government
- industrial internet of things
- Industry 4.0
- machine learning
- Maker Games
- National Science Week
- Oil and Gas
- Power Station
- Renewable Energy
- Renewable power
- Swinburne University
- Total construction
- wind energy
- wind farm
- A breakthrough in corrosion resistance
Corrosion is a real problem. According to research by Curtin University of Technology it may be costing the Australian economy more than $30 billion each year. Within industrial environments, exposure to things like water, acid or salt causes corrosion of geared motors. This, in turn, reduces the strength of the corroded parts and inevitably means they have to be replaced.
- Tank farm monitoring
Meeting Australia’s IEA treaty obligations will require refinery, terminal and storage operators to establish automated tank farm monitoring and inventory management solutions. In April 2015, the Department of Industry and Science published its Energy White Paper 2015, “to provide an integrated Australian energy policy framework” that will be “consistent with the Government’s vision for economic … Continue reading Tank farm monitoring
- Troubleshooting 4 to 20 mA process control systems without breaking the loop
Milliamp process clamp meters can measure mA signals without breaking the loop. The Fluke 773 mA Clamp Meter is Fluke’s premier mA Clamp Meter, providing you with the best in troubleshooting and process calibration power. The lost production time means lower output, which can have a sizable price tag. The clamp section of the Fluke … Continue reading Troubleshooting 4 to 20 mA process control systems without breaking the loop
- The power of design and product development for the food & beverage industry
Across the world, the Food and Beverage Industry demands mission-critical components that can work seamlessly within hygienic and corrosive wash down environments while also fitting seamlessly into tight dimensional spaces, conserving energy, ease of installation and long cycle life.
- Industrial Wastewater – An Industry Guide to Responsible Monitoring and Control
Australia is the driest inhabited continent on earth, with the least amount of water in rivers, the lowest run-off and the smallest area of permanent wetlands of all the continents. Yet each year, Australians use as much fresh water as it would take to fill Sydney Harbour approximately 48 times. As water supplies continue to … Continue reading Industrial Wastewater – An Industry Guide to Responsible Monitoring and Control
- Powering an ‘Always On’ World
Today’s utilities have to transform into smart utilities. Those that succeed in this transition will operate an efficient smart grid, decarbonise their generation, and provide new services to their customers. This book shares the vision of Schneider ElectricTM on how utilities get started on this journey to becoming smarter utilities. The authors of this book, who are top experts … Continue reading Powering an ‘Always On’ World
- The geared motors powering Australia’s largest freight sorting facility
Chosen to supply a state-of-the-art materials handling system for Australia’s largest mover of freight, BCS Group needed around a thousand geared motors and inverters. Rather than choosing products from the industry heavy weights, BCS decided to go with NORD Drivesystems.
- Spiralock Fastners
Spiralock is a technologically superior fastening system ideally suited for threaded joint applications subjected to heavy shock and vibration, extreme temperatures, long hours of strenuous operation, and millions of loading cycles without the opportunity for retightening.
- DTI SmartBolts Visual Indication System
Learn the basics of using the DTI SmartBolts Visual Indication System and improve your operational efficiency.
- Driving Success
As Australian manufacturers continue to find their feet in the ‘Asian Century’, the importance of innovation and working smarter, not harder to remain competitive has been pronounced by industry leaders and government officials alike. One key business area that is seeing a fundamental shift in outlook is within procurement and supply chain management. The Productivity Commission … Continue reading Driving Success
- Online Analysis System – Type 8905
The continuous analysis of water parameters is a complex undertaking in practice. In most cases, there are different systems with individual displays, different operations and individual sensors. Download this infographic to find out how Type 8905 Online Analysis System can solve your water analysis problems.
- Smart Panel Solutions
Pneumatics are at the heart of process control systems. Burkert’s Smart Panel, using AirLINE Quick, is the best solution for fast, cost effective, delivery of pneumatic or electropneumatic control cabinets. Download this infographic to find out more about Burkert Smart Panel Solutions.
- Developing a Data Acquisition Platform for Industrial IoT Applications
The impact the Internet has had on the way humans live their lives has been unprecedented.
It has allowed us to communicate and interact with each other in ways previously
- A Key Link in Machinery Maintenance
For more than 90 yrs, PWB Anchor has been supplying industry with a wide range of premium quality lifting equipment.
- Sensing and success in Oil and Gas
There is a broad range of sensors required on an oil rig, LNG terminal, and other critical settings involved in the resources industries sector. Below are a few types of sensors, and some reasons why expert advice is essential.
- Oakley Die & Mold
In the tool and die industry, precision is everything. Moulds for today’s medical device and high-end machine tool manufacturers often have critical tolerances measured in thousandths of a millimeter.
- Time to Smarten Up Your Factory
Industry 4.0 guides the German approach to its manufacturing future. There are many reasons why it’s relevant – and even critical – to Australia, and why ignoring it could consign our industry to irrelevance.
- Keeping the News Presses going
Simon Leach has a large and complex job, as Electrical Services Coordinator for the Fairfax Media Group, Simon has to ensure that the printing presses are ready to run every day; after all, news is a time critical commodity.
- Clean Green Power
The explosion of industrial automation in the latter half of the 20th Century has brought untold benefit to today’s business processes, delivering convenience and cost savings from higher efficiency production and output.
But as with any ‘efficiency dividend’, what you gain on swings, you inevitably lose on roundabouts.
- Efficiency, Visibility and Reliability
Falling oil prices and collapsing profit margins are driving the industry to lower costs any way possible.