Factory automation

GE PAC Systems Rx3i CPE400 controller

22 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

Forming part of GE's Industrial Internet Control System, the PAC Systems Rx3i CPE400 is claimed to be the industry's first outcome optimising controller.


Ximea XiQ USB 3 industrial cameras

17 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

Ximea XiQ USB 3 industrial cameras are suitable for a range of applications, including industrial, manufacturing and factory automation, robotics, food and print inspection, face recognition, automotive crash testing and rapid process capturing.


HepcoMotion SL2 stainless steel slide system

03 March, 2017 by | Supplied by: TEA Transmissions Pty Ltd

The SL2 stainless steel-based slide system includes a range of stainless steel slides and bearings, together with specially treated aluminium components.


Mobile robot colleagues on wheels increase productivity and worker safety

28 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Scott Automation & Robotics Pty Limited

A high-mix, low-volume electronics manufacturer, through utilising collaborative robots, has optimised production by 20%, taking over monotonous and potentially hazardous tasks from employees now reallocated to more rewarding jobs.


ABB robots support Australian homeware icon

24 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Turnkey system reduces production costs for plastic homeware manufacturer.


LinMot self-contained linear motor

23 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Motion Technologies Pty Ltd

The LinMot linear motor features an integrated drive that allows the controller to be eliminated from the electrical enclosure for linear direct drives.


Foundry determines OEE performance indicators with RFID

22 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

By installing an ultrahigh-frequency industrial RFID system from Balluff onto the assembly line for heating boilers, WESO foundry has solved one of the most difficult problems for determining OEE key performance indicators.


microsonic pico+TF ultrasonic sensor

20 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The pico+TF sensors are the smallest chemically resistant ultrasonic sensors available from microsonic, covering a measurement range from 20 mm to 1.3 m.


ABB acquires pioneer in 3D inspection technology

17 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB has acquired Spanish start-up company NUB3D, a leading innovator of digital, 3D inspection and quality-control solutions.


The robots are definitely coming in 2017

13 February, 2017 by Steve Mackay, PhD | Supplied by: IDC Technologies Pty Ltd

Steve Mackay of IDC Technologies offers his suggestions on the top technology trends this year that will start to impact on engineering professionals working in the field of industrial automation.


Leuze electronic KRT 18B contrast sensor

09 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The KRT 18B contrast sensor uses three LED colours (red, green and blue) to automatically determine the colour that produces the maximum contrast with the detected mark.


Alliance Sensors SS-7 Series linear position sensors

07 February, 2017 by | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The SS-7 Series linear position sensors are designed to be used to measure the ram position of hydraulic and pneumatic cylinders in industrial, mobile or subsea applications.


Silver and bronze for Australian high school students in international space robotics race

30 January, 2017 by

It was a dream come true for the Australian high school students who took control of NASA robots on the International Space Station last week, during the 2016/17 Zero Robotics Championship Final, run by the University of Sydney's Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies.


Tolomatic RSX hydraulic-class electric linear rod actuator

12 January, 2017 by | Supplied by: Pneumatic Products

The RSX hydraulic-class electric linear rod actuator meets the need for extreme forces and is a suitable choice for replacing hydraulic cylinders.


GE Intelligent Platforms CPE330 controller with Profinet

15 December, 2016 by | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

GE Intelligent Platforms has recently enhanced its PACSystems RX3i CPE330 CPU, which when combined with the latest firmware offers Profinet capability.


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