7 fire safety recommendations for manufacturing facilities

25 January, 2016 | Supplied by: Wormald

As manufacturers undertake rationalisation programs and centralise procurement services, the conversation around fire protection for the manufacturing sector is changing.

Elfab extruder rupture discs

17 December, 2015 | Supplied by: Elfab Limited

Pressure relief specialist Elfab has launched its own extruder rupture disc range, primarily designed for overpressure protection of plastic extrusion processes.

Elfab Ferrule Opti-Gard SoLo rupture disc

05 November, 2015 | Supplied by: Elfab Limited

The Ferrule Opti-Gard SoLo is a reverse-acting disc designed for use in ultralow-pressure hygienic and aseptic applications.

Detecting hydrogen sulphide gas

30 October, 2015 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

Many oil fields, especially mature ones, can produce high levels of hydrogen sulphide, which is deadly at even low concentrations. As drilling and completions are often in remote locations, getting to the nearest hospital in time to respond to an exposure event could be impossible. It is always crucial to be able to detect the gas as soon as possible when a leak occurs, in even the most challenging conditions.

ifm efector O3M151 3D sensors for mobile machines

29 October, 2015 | Supplied by: ifm efector pty ltd

The O3M151 sensor features three-dimensional detection of the machine environment and automated evaluation of scenes and objects to enhance safety.

Schmersal ZQ900 series safety pull wire switches

22 October, 2015 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The ZQ900 series rugged safety pull wire switches offer reliable and robust emergency stop solutions for use along the length of conveyors or similar types of installations.

Contrinex Safetinex YBB series Type 2 light curtains

16 October, 2015 | Supplied by: Micromax Pty Ltd

The Safetinex YBB series of Type 2 light curtain offers hand protection with a resolution of 30 mm and protective heights from 150 mm up to 1827 mm.

Nelson Pine combines control and safety to minimise downtime

30 September, 2015 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Nelson-Marlborough region is one of New Zealand's major forestry areas, with 16% of the productive land area planted in production forests. Nelson Pine Industries has the capacity to process one million cubic metres per annum, or 40% of the region's annual harvest.

Selecting the right safety logic system

06 August, 2015 by Brian Taylor and Tim Roback, Rockwell Automation* | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Understanding the complete spectrum of safety logic systems can help ensure you choose the right system for your application.

Schmersal SRB-EXi safety relay modules

23 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The Schmersal SRB-EXi safety relay modules now meet the requirements for use in hazardous areas since obtaining IECEx certification.

Pilz PSS 4000 automation system Release 12 with safe motion monitoring modules PSSu K F E.

10 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

Release 12 of the PSS 4000 automation system includes the addition of the safe motion monitoring modules PSSu K F EI and corresponding software blocks that give the ability to monitor up to eight axes per control system.

Red Lion Watchdog Relay

01 July, 2015 | Supplied by: Control Logic Pty Ltd

The Watchdog Relay is a hardware-based solution designed to monitor and provide for the fail-safe shutdown of processes controlled by RTUs, PLCs and other automation devices.

Banner Engineering SI Series safety limit switches

24 June, 2015 | Supplied by: Micromax Pty Ltd

The SI Series safety limit switches are designed to effectively monitor the position of a wide variety of guards, gates, covers and other moveable machine fixtures and tooling.

Omron OS32C type 3 safety laser scanners

16 June, 2015 | Supplied by: RS Components Pty Ltd

The OS32C Ethernet-enabled sensor allows one safety zone of up to 4 m radius and two warning zones of up to 15 m, and can generate an alarm sounder, speed-control signal or emergency stop if zone conditions are breached.

Hydac HY-TTC 500 controllers

03 June, 2015 | Supplied by: HYDAC International

The HY-TTC 500 range is an electronic control solution designed to satisfy a wide range of applications such as construction and agricultural machines.

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