Factory automation

Photoelectric sensors in a hot glass production line

25 September, 2018 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

During peak production periods, well over one million glass bottles per day are made on production lines that use machines manufactured by Heye International.

ABB IRB 910INV invert-mount SCARA robot

24 September, 2018 | Supplied by: ABB Australia Pty Ltd

By mounting the IRB 910INV on the ceiling, manufacturers can increase the space efficiency and flexibility of each cell and do more complex tasks even in confined spaces.

Konica Minolta partners with Mobile Industrial Robots in Australia

17 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Konica Minolta

Konica Minolta has partnered with Mobile Industrial Robots (MiR) to bring a greater level of automation to its clients in Australia.

Nachi Robotics CZ10 six-axis collaborative robot

12 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Nachi Australia Pty Ltd

Featuring power- and force-limiting technology, the CZ10 can work safely with, or in close proximity to, humans, as it has a safety mechanism to stop instantaneously should it come in contact with an operator.

GE Automation & Controls CPL410 controller

04 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The CPL410 PLC combines an embedded Linux Ubuntu OS with GE's RX3i programmable logic controller platform.

Pepperl+Fuchs RAVE radar motion sensor

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

The Pepperl+Fuchs RAVE radar motion sensor is designed to meet flexible application requirements and weather conditions.

igus drylin linear guides

01 September, 2018 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

Unlike recirculating ball systems, drylin linear guides run on sliding elements made of high-performance polymers and achieve better wear rates and coefficients of friction.

Leuze electronic ODS 110, HT 110 and HRT 25B L distance sensors

28 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Leuze electronic Pty Ltd

Leuze electronic is expanding its series of distance sensors and is offering a large selection of different designs with long operating ranges and several switching points.

Collaboration on automotive repair robotics announced

27 August, 2018

AMA/Gemini joins Tradiebot Industries and Swinburne University in repair technology collaboration.

ICP DAS XP-9x71-WES7 series PACs

27 August, 2018 | Supplied by: ICP Electronics Australia Pty Ltd

The XP-9x71-WES7 series are WES7 (Windows Embedded Standard 7) based PACs that combine computing, I/O and operator interface into a single unit.

Micro Epsilon optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor

14 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The Micro Epsilon optoNCDT 1750 laser sensor is able to measure distance and displacement up to 500 and 750 mm, bringing the total measurement range from 2 to 750 mm.

Automated warehousing solution a highlight of CeMAT 2018

14 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Swisslog Australia

A fully automated order fulfilment solution from Swisslog signposted the future of warehousing and attracted attention at this year's CeMAT exhibition.

First unmanned aircraft flown solo in public airspace

14 August, 2018

An unmanned aircraft has flown for the first time in public airspace, unaccompanied by a safety chase plane.

AI teaches dexterity to a robotic hand

13 August, 2018

Researchers at non-profit AI research company OpenAI have taught an AI system called Dactyl to manipulate a robot hand with human-like dexterity.

CL Encoder Tru-Trac measuring wheel

09 August, 2018 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The Tru-Trac encoder from CL Encoder features an adjustable spring-tensioned mounting with the option of either a rubber or aluminium wheel.

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