Factory automation

Siemens Simocode pro motor management system

19 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: APS Industrial

Simocode pro is a flexible and modular motor control system for low-voltage motors that enables dynamic monitoring of motor performance and smart diagnostics for early problem detection.


Universal Robots e-Series cobots

18 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Universal Robots

The e-Series platform includes technology advances that enable faster development for a wider variety of applications.


Swisslog to introduce CarryStar fully automated solution at CeMAT

17 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Swisslog Australia

Swisslog's CarryStar fully automated order fulfilment system combines automatic guided vehicles (AGVs), KUKA Star robots and the latest Swisslog SynQ software.


ABB launches single-arm YuMi cobot

16 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

Following on from the dual-arm YuMi robot, introduced in 2015, ABB has developed a single-arm YuMi to expand its collaborative robot range.


Factor 1 sensors: The evolution of metal detection

13 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Turck Australia Pty Ltd

Sensing different metals with traditional inductive sensors is difficult without physically moving the sensor, but factor 1 sensors can detect any metal at the same distance.


Omron MobilePlanner Tablet Edition mobile robot control

12 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

Omron has released a tablet edition of its MobilePlanner control centre software for mobile robots.


Iconic Australian biscuit maker upgrades Adelaide production plant

11 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Arnott's has upgraded its Adelaide manufacturing plant to make its biscuit production more flexible and productive.


Pepperl+Fuchs R10x and R20x sensors

01 July, 2018 by | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The R10x and R20x Series sensors offer five housing styles with one user interface.


ABB and Kawasaki create common interface for collaborative robots

22 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

ABB and Kawasaki Heavy Industries have demonstrated the world's first common collaborative robot operating interface at automatica in Munich, Germany.


Omron NX1 series automation controllers

21 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

Based on, and compatible with, Omron's SYSMAC platform, the NX1 series has attained OPC UA certification and provides dual EtherNet/IP and EtherCAT ports.


Australian Robotics Roadmap launched

19 June, 2018 by

Roadmap to guide and support the development of critical robotic and vision technologies required to support Australian industry in the future.


New ISO standards for greener machine tools

15 June, 2018 by

ISO has recently published the first two parts of a new International Standard for the environmental evaluation of machine tools.


Coca-Cola Amatil boosts efficiency with robotic mixed pallet technology

15 June, 2018 by | Supplied by: Swisslog Australia

Fully automated robotic palletising technology boosts the efficiency of Coca-Cola Amatil's Auckland distribution centre.


Collaborative robotics pioneer reveals end-of-arm tooling venture

15 June, 2018 by

Enrico Krog Iversen's OnRobot will grow by strategic acquisitions and technology innovation, addressing the market for collaborative end-of-arm tooling.


How zoomorphism can teach us to make better robots

12 June, 2018 by Jonathan Wilkins, Marketing Director, EU Automation | Supplied by: EU Automation

Making more natural robots may be the answer to industrial woes.


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