Factory automation

Futek QTA141 miniature torque sensor

19 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: Metromatics Pty Ltd

With its miniature footprint, the QTA141 torque sensor is designed to provide a precision torque measurement solution for miniature DC servo motors.


DriveACADEMY is geared up for training in 2017

04 April, 2017 by | Supplied by: SEW-Eurodrive Pty Ltd

The 2017 calendar for SEW-Eurodrive's nationwide motor and drive program DriveACADEMY has been released.


Red Lion PAX2C PID controllers

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

The Red Lion PAX2C PID controllers have been enhanced with the addition of ramp/soak capabilities and FlexCard plug-in options to meet the needs of numerous PID control applications.


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.


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