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- Endeavour Awards
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- food and beverage
- government and regulation
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- Innes Willox
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- process control
Fundamentals Of Building a Test System
Today, in the age of interconnected devices, smart machines have taken automated testing for both the test managers and engineers to a higher level. Whether you are at the cost planning stage or deploying software to targeted machines, NI provides the complete guide for the most efficient ways to the fundamentals of building an automated … Continue reading Fundamentals Of Building a Test System
Breathe Easy in an Industrial Working Environment
Industrial working environments contain many occupational health and safety issues – including exposure to airborne particles. This whitepaper shows how there is a simple and cost-effective solution that protects workers from these airborne hazards – the 3M Aura 9300A+ series of disposable respirators. Download this whitepaper by filling in your details in the form below and breathe … Continue reading Breathe Easy in an Industrial Working Environment
Control Design Guide for Next-Generation Machines
This National Instruments whitepaper is a guide to the underlying principles that need to be used when designing smart machines. The whitepaper is divided into four sections. The first section is divided into characteristics of smart machines, the second section looks at key technologies used in designing whilst the third identifies key applications for smart … Continue reading Control Design Guide for Next-Generation Machines
Active Power Quality- Power Factor Correction and Harmonic Compensation Solutions
This whitepaper shows how a majority of energy utility organisations across Australia and New Zealand are now using demand charges calculated in kVA (kilovolt ampere) as opposed to kW (kilowatt) based demand charges which were previously applied. Demand charges based on kVA (or Apparent power) are a more accurate measure of the impact a customer’s … Continue reading Active Power Quality- Power Factor Correction and Harmonic Compensation Solutions
The Safe and Easy Fix for Noisy Workplaces
Effective communication between workers is vital to ensure the safe and efficient operation of industrial worksites. This 3M white paper shows how an efficient headset not only protects workers’ hearing but is an excellent tool for clear communications. Download the white paper below by filling in your details in the form.
Disruptive Manufacturing Is Now A Good Thing
To say that the global manufacturing industry is undergoing an era of profound upheaval (or disruption) would be an understatement. However, this disruption is not just symptomatic of the tectonic changes in the world of manufacturing, in many ways it will also prove to be its saviour. This whitepaper shows how disruption can come in many forms such as pressure from … Continue reading Disruptive Manufacturing Is Now A Good Thing
Ethercat Is For Everyone
There is a perception that EtherCat is only suitable for highly complex automation processes. However, this whitepaper shows as an example of a Victorian abattoirs illustrates, the protocol can and should be used in all types of operations, regardless of their size or level of complexity.
How Australian Manufacturers Can Tackle Rising Energy Costs
It is no secret Australian manufacturers have been experiencing a tough time of late. The high Australian dollar, a tough international market and high commodity prices have all contributed to a prolonged period of difficult trading conditions. Among these high commodity prices, and perhaps having the biggest impact, is the significant rise in energy prices … Continue reading How Australian Manufacturers Can Tackle Rising Energy Costs
Beyond Sales: Why Manufacturers Need to Look at CPQ through a New Lens
Many Australian Manufacturers may allow Business to Slip through Process Cracks. Even if the order is fulfilled to the customer’s expectations, there are still areas of efficiency and productivity that Australian manufacturers need to examine to ensure they are maximising the value of every sale. Download this free whitepaper to understand how manufacturers misunderstanding of … Continue reading Beyond Sales: Why Manufacturers Need to Look at CPQ through a New Lens
The Eyes and Ears of the Food and Beverage Industry
Australia’s food and beverage processing industries are worth approximately $26 billion to the economy and employ almost 235,000 people. It is a vital industry because it not only produces goods for the local market, it is also a net exporter of foodstuffs and beverages. When combined with the related industries of agriculture, forestry and fishing, … Continue reading The Eyes and Ears of the Food and Beverage Industry
Bosch Australia Manufacturing Solutions
This whitepaper shows how Bosch’s engineers from the Manufacturing Solutions division are highly skilled at understanding the entire lifecycle of a project, starting at its genesis and can help you implement better manufacturing solutions.
Bridging The Gap Between Truck and Loading Bay: How The Right Dock Leveller Optimises Your Supply Chain
Warehouses and distribution centres are becoming increasingly important. In Australia, while service related sectors are booming, manufacturing continues to decrease. This decrease has meant more goods are being imported. These goods are then stored in distribution centres and deployed to locations across the country. To underline this development, Deloitte has published a report, which shows a 3.49% higher … Continue reading Bridging The Gap Between Truck and Loading Bay: How The Right Dock Leveller Optimises Your Supply Chain
Ensuring Structural Integrity of Pipelines
Pipeline integrity is essential to Australian manufacturing. There are 33,000km of pipelines in Australia so ensuring they are well maintained and structurally sound are the highest priorities for Australian manufacturers. This whitepaper shows how Bestech’s technology helps manufacturers detect technical problems as they occur, saving manufacturers time and money.
How To Save With Wholesale Energy Purchasing
This whitepaper shows how companies can save on their wholesale energy purchasing how to make that possible and how to achieve maximum savings on their energy. With PG Energy, your business can start paying significantly lower energy rates by accessing wholesale market prices.
Smart, Safe and Sanitary Transfer of Materials for the Food & Beverage Industry
In a 2014 survey of food & beverage processing professionals by Food Processing Magazine, an overwhelming 59% of respondents stated that food safety was their number one priority for 2014. This whitepaper provides an overview of this issue and available solutions.
Thales’ Back Office Benefits From Cincom’s Control ERP
The global economy demands small to large sized businesses have a cost effective and coordinated enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. Businesses without an effective ERP solution have disparate operations, face information silos and communication problems between business functions. Using the example of the manufacturer, Thales Underwater Systems, this whitepaper shows how Cincom’s Control Enterprise Resource … Continue reading Thales’ Back Office Benefits From Cincom’s Control ERP
Troubleshooting 4 to 20 mA Process Control Systems Without Breaking The Loop
Anyone who works in any kind of manufacturing plant knows that nothing can ruin a day faster than unscheduled downtime. The lost production time means lower output, which can have a sizable price tag. In a process plant that lost productivity can be magnified because an entire batch of a product could be ruined if … Continue reading Troubleshooting 4 to 20 mA Process Control Systems Without Breaking The Loop
How Smart Sensing Can Give Human-Like Perception To Tour Factory Automation
Accurate, 3D sensing for factories has previously been prohibitively expensive. Time-of-flight chip advancements recently seen in personal mobile devices help make this is no longer the case.
Making food traceability easier and simpler
In this whitepaper, Packaging Industry Manager and Member for Datalogic at AIM’s Track and Trace committee, Daniele Lippi looks into several automatic identification traceability processes and how they conform with international standards.
Gasless flux cored arc welding (FCAW) wires vs. MIG?
There are a range of factors to consider when weighing up choices for wire-feed welding on a particular job. The most important thing to decide upon is whether to use MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding with a solid wire, or to opt for a Flux Cored Arc Welding wire. This whitepaper will examine the benefits of gasless … Continue reading Gasless flux cored arc welding (FCAW) wires vs. MIG?