- augmented reality
- Australian government
- BAE Systems Australia
- Bill Shorten
- defence industry
- defence manufacturing
- DST Group
- Electric Cars
- electric vehicles
- industry 4.0
- internet of things
- Navantia Australia
- New South Wales
- Niall Blair
- north Queensland
- NSW government
- Research And Development
- RMIT University
- Royal Australian Navy
- Swinburne University
- Swinburne University of Technology
- University of Technology Sydney
- Vaughan Constructions
- Programmable automation controllers
Rockwell Automation has announced two additions to its Allen-Bradley ControlLogix family of controllers, both leveraging the single design-environment and networking protocol within the
- Retractable hose reel
Tecpro Australia’s new Ramex AV500 hose reel with dual retraction springs has a capacity of 25 metres for a one-inch hose or 30 metres for a -inch hose, and is suitable for industrial
- Versatile swarf compactors
Accessories for Manufacturing is now distributing the Australian-made Command series of swarf compactors.
- Industrial-grade glass
SCHOTT Tubing produces 60 different special glass types in a range of dimensions for various applications.
- Pneumatic vacuum cups
Knight Pneumatics is now supplying hundreds of styles of Vicas vacuum cups and vacuum accessories including vacuum generators and fittings to suit various pneumatics systems.
- Industrial PVC cable markers
Industrial Labelling Solutions is now offering robust cable markers custom-printed for specific label requirements.
- Capping machine head load tester
SI Instruments has developed the mini TehloTest for measuring head load force in capping machines.
- Economical thin sheet metal cutter
The TruLaser 5030 fibre from TRUMPF is being marketed as an economical solution for efficient thin sheet metal processing.
- Sinusoidal output filters
NHP’s new range of Schaffner Sinusoidal FN5040/45 Output Filters are said to ensure cooler and more reliable drives.
- Programmable limit switch
Motion Technologies has designed a programmable limit switch solution which is reportedly simple to use and easily-programmable.
- Emergency-stop buttons now with Functional Safety
All styles of Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley emergency-stop push buttons are now available with TÜV-certified B10d Functional Safety ratings.
- Rotary drillhead
Boart Longyear Limited has launched four new products: a line-up of next-generation surface-set bits; a new portable drill rig; upgraded and expanded diamond coring bits; and a new rotary drill head.
- Multi-task gantry loader
Dimac is now distributing the Winning Sam multi-task gantry loader for unloading of billets, shafts, casting parts and bars at a floor area of only 2.25m x 2.25m.
- Ergonomic picking stations
Picking rates of up to 1,800 items per hour are made possible through the configuration of Dematic’s new RapidPick stations, which can be fully tailored to match operators’
- Automated loading, unloading solutions
Industrial Conveying is designing and engineering loading/unloading solutions where the function of forklifts is replaced by tailored automated solutions. According to the company, this is a
- ‘Go-anywhere’ conveyor
A Gough Econ-branded bucket elevator that moves material in three different directions for optimum flexibility in planning a material handling system within a production facility is available
- Small products conveying
FlexLink’s X45 and X45e conveyor platforms are designed for small products production lines that demand production and automation efficiency, according to the company.
- Pallet inverter saves time and increases safety
A major dairy company has reportedly saved money and reduced worker safety risks after purchasing a King Pallet Inverter system from King Materials Handling.
- Vibration resistant lockbolt
Alcoa Fastening Systems’ Huck BobTail lockbolt has been designed for heavy-duty applications where vibration resistance is critical.
- Cylinder spray adhesives
With the convenience of an aerosol adhesive and the productivity of a bulk system, 3M’s Scotch-Weld Cylinder Spray Adhesives are a leap forward in adhesive delivery, the company claims.