Factory automation

NCTE Series 2300 Torque Sensor

01 July, 2023 | Supplied by: Slentech Pty Ltd

The NCTE Series 2300 torque sensor allows torque to be measured statically and dynamically in real time.


Foodmach Instant Palletiser cobot palletiser

29 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Foodmach Technology Products

Foodmach Technology Products has launched a cobot palletiser for SMEs, suitable for lower-speed and lighter-duty palletising applications.


First Light C-RED 2 Extended Range shortwave infrared camera

27 June, 2023 | Supplied by: SciTech Pty Ltd

The C-RED 2 Extended Range is an extended shortwave infrared camera suiatble for applications including multispectral imaging, quality/production control and laser beam characterisation.


Robots: there's one for every job — Part 1

27 June, 2023 by Kevin Tardif, Business Development Specialist – Electric Automation, Festo Inc. | Supplied by: Festo Pty Ltd

The proliferation of robot technologies has enabled businesses of all sizes to access the benefits of automation — but which type is best?


Intrinsic and Siemens to partner on AI-based robotics

26 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Intrinsic and Siemens will collaborate to accelerate the integration of AI-based robotics and automation technology.


Leuze HTU200 and DMU200 series ultrasonic sensors

20 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The HTU200 and DMU200 series ultrasonic sensors from Leuze are particularly suitable for applications in the packaging industry. They can detect objects regardless of their surface structure using a reflected acoustic pulse.


A roadmap for robotics uptake in Australia

19 June, 2023

A roadmap for robotics to enhance Australia's modern manufacturing capabilities will be presented at the Modern Manufacturing Expo in September.


Startup making robotics system design easier for non-programmers

16 June, 2023

READY Robotics says it wants to eliminate the need for programmers to deploy robot hardware in factories.


Contract manufacturer uses edge technology to improve product quality

15 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Automation Systems and Controls Pty Ltd

A contract manufacturer of personal care products helps customers fulfil their brand promise with smart vision systems and edge learning technology.


Madison Technologies partners with Bosch on AIoT cameras

06 June, 2023 | Supplied by: Madison Connectivity Solutions

Madison will deliver a broader range of capabilities using camera-as-a-sensor technology in OT environments.


Siemens announces OT/IT integration suite

29 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Siemens Ltd

Industrial Operations X is designed to bring IT and AI into industrial automation and introduces a virtual PLC.


Leuze IVS 1048i vision sensor

26 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The IVS 1048i vision sensor can perform counting and measuring tasks in addition to presence detection.


Leuze IVS 108 vision sensor

23 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

The IVS 108 vision sensor from Leuze detects the presence or absence of objects, such as print or labels on packaging.


Highly sensitive robot gripper: no need for pneumatics

22 May, 2023 | Supplied by: Fraunhofer Institute for Mechatronic Systems Design IEM

Researchers have developed a gripper that can transport fragile objects from one production step to the next without damaging them.


Researchers develop gripper that grasps by reflex

19 May, 2023

Rather than start from scratch after a failed attempt, the pick-and-place robot adapts in the moment to get a better hold.


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