Factory automation

Mitsubishi Alpha Series 2 PLC

22 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Automation Systems and Controls Pty Ltd

A simple applications controller, the Mitsubishi Alpha Series 2 PLC uses the common DIN rail mount with screw terminations.


SICK announces next-generation 3D vision

16 July, 2021 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

The SICK Ruler3000 can process up to 15.4 GP/s to enable up to 7000 full-frame 3D profiles per second, with better than 15 micron Z-resolution.


FANUC produces 750,000th robot

13 July, 2021 | Supplied by: FANUC OCEANIA Pty Limited

Robot maker enhances global market-leading position.


Lion Australia futureproofs supply chain with AGVs

08 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Dematic Pty Ltd

Lion Australia has futureproofed its supply chain at its Tooheys Brewery facility in Lidcombe by investing in Dematic's automated guided vehicles.


Open-source AMR interoperability standard released

07 July, 2021

MassRobotics has released an interoperability standard to allow autonomous mobile robots from different vendors to work together.


ICP DAS ECAT-2092T EtherCAT incremental encoder

06 July, 2021 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The ICP DAS ECAT-2092T is an EtherCAT slave incremental encoder counter that provides two independent high-speed counter channels.


Pepperl+Fuchs VOS vision sensors

05 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The VOS vision sensors offer integrated optics, lighting and electronic analysis housed in one compact device.


Acuity AR1000 laser distance sensor

01 July, 2021 | Supplied by: Slentech Pty Ltd

The Acuity AR1000 measures targets from 0.1 up to 30 m without the use of reflective targets.


Can cobots solve the welder shortage?

29 June, 2021 by John Young, APAC Country Director, EU Automation | Supplied by: EU Automation

Cobots have the potential to affordably solve the problem of finding human welders in the future.


KUKA Australia joins Open IIoT alliance

25 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Open IIOT

Australian IIoT consortium Open IIoT has announced that KUKA Australia has joined the alliance.


Turck B1Nx and B2Nx inclinometers

22 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

The B1N and B2N inclinometers combine accelerometer and gyroscope technology so that shocks and vibration can be masked out effectively.


Start-up company launches new class of robot: the 'sidebot'

17 June, 2021

Wyzo, a start-up company with backing from companies such as Demaurex, the inventor of the delta robot, has launched a new class of robot — the Wyzo 'sidebot'.


OMRON iX3 and iX4 parallel robots

09 June, 2021 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

The iX3 and iX4 parallel robots have been designed with high payload and high speed for fast and flexible picking and packaging applications.


ICP DAS XP-9781-IoT Windows PAC

08 June, 2021 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The XP-9781-IoT is a 7-slot PAC with E3845 CPU and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, combining computing, I/O and operator interface into a single unit.


Boston Dynamics unveils new robot for warehouse automation

04 June, 2021

Stretch is designed to make warehouse operations safer and more efficient.


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