- 3d printing
- advanced manufacturing growth centre
- advance manufacturing
- Australian Bureau of Statistics
- Deakin University
- defence innovation
- electric vehicles
- federal government
- Karen Andrews
- Queensland state government
- Swinburne University
- University of Queensland
- University of Sydney
- Western Australia
- Punch press slitting tool system
MATE Precision Tooling has introduced a the Mate LongLife slitting tool system for Trumpf style punch presses.
- Increased productivity in steel turning
STEEL turning grade GC4215 from Sandvik Coromant delivers higher performance machining results across a wide steel application area and enables increased cutting data in wet and dry conditions.
- Compressed air filters
MOTOR Guard compressed air filters utilise the dual-compression concept and are designed to remove oil aerosols, smokes, condensed moisture and sub-micronic solid particles from compressed air and vacuum lines.
- New drives offer more torque per dollar
SOME of the most versatile and powerful gearmotors in the Bonfiglioli range are being combined to produce drives that offer the best features of each for heavy feeder and conveyor applications.
- Steel return-line filters
STAUFF return-line filters are designed as tank top filters. Their practical design allows easy element replacement and quick installation.
- High pressure radial shaft seal
SEALING applications vary with the conditions that the seals are subjected to. If a standard seal is used in an application requiring the ability to withstand high pressures, this will fail no ifs or buts.
- Five-port pipeline swivel unit
ROTAFLOW’s high pressure 5-port pipeline swivel unit has been designed specifically to assist laying pipes on the seabed as deep as 5km at working pressures to 184MPa.
- Gases-approved compression fittings
HAM-Let has announced the approval of its Let-Lok tube compression fittings by TUVRheinland for use in compressed natural and hydrogen gasses.
- High temperature level limit switch
ENDRESS+Hauser’s high-temperature Soliphant M level limit switch for bulk solids delivers reliable operation in sustained process conditions at temperatures up to 280°C, and for short periods, up to 300°C.
- Shell mill side plunger
ISCAR has introduced a new side plunger — the Tang Plunge. The plunger’s major advantage is the ability to machine at long overhang with minimal bending forces.
- Vacuum adsorption dryer
THE Zander WVM vacuum adsorption dryer from Champion Compressors, delivers high levels of operational and energy efficiency, eliminating the need to purge air, and increasing throughput.
- Flexible extendable conveyors
INDUSTRIAL Conveying has developed its own extendable conveyors – unique, flexible equipment that expands and contracts and can be made into a straight, curved or bent configuration according to requirements.
- Spiral conveyor retrofits
STEEL belt spiral conveyors suffering wear and tear, or those nearing the end of their lifespan, can now be retrofitted.
- DENSO announced FCAI supplier of the year
THE FEDERAL Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) announced DENSO Australia Group as the winner of the prestigious 2007 Supplier of the Year award in recognition of its excellence as a first tier automotive component supplier.
- New limits in forklift safety for industry
Forklifts are simultaneously the most valuable and hazardous pieces of equipment on the factory floor but as Katherine Crichton found out, advances in speed control systems are improving operator safety.
- Maintenance training is on the move
IN an ongoing commitment to education to engineering adhesives and sealants, Henkel now offers a variety of Loctite training opportunities and with the unveiling of the company’s new Engineering Solutions Vehicle (ESV), practical hands-on experience and technical expertise will be available to manufacturers all over Australia.
- Steelworks to reduce dust emissions
EARLIER this week, the SOUTH Australian Government and OneSteel announced a mutual agreement on tough new environmental conditions.
- High water usage only part of the story
VICTORIA’S decision to release the names of the states biggest water users has come under fire.
- Strong sales growth expected for RFID tags
REVENUE from the North American RFID market is expected to climb steadily to nearly a half-billion US dollars in the next six years, according to a new study released by research and consulting firm Frost & Sullivan.
- SAP expands SME portfolio
THE SAP Business ByDesign software package is a new addition to the SAP portfolio of solutions for SMEs.