Factory automation

ICP-DAS Win-GRAF WP-9x28-CE7 series Windows-based PAC

18 February, 2021 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The Win-GRAF WP-9x28-CE7 series is the latest Windows CE 7.0-based programmable automation controller from ICP DAS.


Picking the unknown: flexible automation in logistics

15 February, 2021

Dutch company Fizyr has developed a plug-and-play vsions system that the company says enables robots to detect and pick random objects.


IDEC MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLC MQTT support

05 February, 2021 | Supplied by: IDEC Australia Pty Ltd

IDEC Corporation has released a firmware upgrade enabling its MicroSmart FC6A Plus PLC CPUs to support the industry-standard MQTT protocol.


Collaborating on real-time data

05 February, 2021 by Jim Wallace, Sales Manager, Balluff Australia & New Zealand | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

We can't be experts on everything, so it is important to seek out partners to achieve the best outcome in real-time data initiatives.


Omron i4L SCARA robot

03 February, 2021 | Supplied by: Omron Electronics Pty Ltd

Omron says its i4L SCARA robot is capable of high-speed, high-precision motion with payloads up to 5 kg.


ADLINK receives award for innovation in IoT machine vision

21 January, 2021 | Supplied by: ADLINK Technology Inc

An AI smart camera wins the Compass Intelligence IoT Innovator Award.


KUKA wins Mercedes body-in-white production contract

14 January, 2021 | Supplied by: KUKA Robotics Australia Pty Ltd

The company announced that it has won a contract to supply Mercedes-Benz with technology for body-in-white production.


Schneider Electric TeSys island load management system

01 January, 2021 | Supplied by: Schneider Electric

TeSys island is a smart, digital multifunctional load management system that can switch, protect and manage motors and other electrical loads of up to 80 A.


Competition to find the next innovation in machine vision

22 December, 2020 | Supplied by: ADLINK Technology Inc

ADLINK, in collaboration with Intel, has launched a hackathon competition for solution builders to share their ideas for machine vision prototypes.


Universal Robots reaches industry milestone

15 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Universal Robots

Collaborative robot maker celebrates delivery of its 50,000th unit.


New sensors make for soft and sensitive robotic fingers

15 December, 2020

To develop a more human-like robotic gripper, it is necessary to provide sensing capabilities to the fingers.


Ready Robotics launches online marketplace for manufacturers

10 December, 2020

READY.Market is a robot-agnostic online marketplace for manufacturers looking to accelerate their implementation of robotic automation.


Pepperl+Fuchs F77 ultrasonic sensors

07 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Pepperl+Fuchs (Aust) Pty Ltd

The F77 ultrasonic sensors offer IO-Link, sound beam adjustment, synchronisation, long detection ranges of up to 800 mm and minimal dead bands.


South Australian manufacturer automates electronics assembly

07 December, 2020 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

South Australian manufacturer REDARC Electronics has a vision to be a smart factory by 2025.


NCTE 7000 torque sensors

04 December, 2020 | Supplied by: Slentech Pty Ltd

The NCTE 7000 Series are robust torque sensors for high nominal torque ranges of up to 5000 Nm.


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