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Industrial Automation

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How Machine Vision Systems lead to Smarter Manufacturing

Many modern production lines make use of automation to perform repetitive tasks quickly and efficiently. Across a range of industries, robots have increased productivity and driven down costs. Now, smart manufacturing, supported by machine vision systems, is the next stage in the evolution of automation. Across the world, automated systems are shifting towards Industry 4.0, …

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How Industry 4.0 is being used right now in Australia

Industry is no stranger to revolution. The first industrial revolution in the 18th century harnessed steam power and completely changed our businesses and our lives. The second revolution, mass production via assembly lines and electricity, and the third industrial revolution, a result of adopting computers and automation, brought us to our present day. Now we …

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Custom Built Technology. Who owns the technology?

With every passing year, the human interaction with machinery has become more entwined with the advent of advanced technology. The concept of custom-built machinery is spreading like a wildfire, and today the manufacturing sector is thriving on it. Manufacturing firms are more reliant on the custom-built machinery than ever before. The absence of tailored-made machines cripples the …

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3 Reasons Why Manufacturers Should Partner With Specialist Engineers

n today’s hyper-interconnected world, it’s completely about diversification. And,  the manufacturing sector is no different from this trend.  For a manufacturing plant keeping a hawk eye on the downtime and breakdown is essential to increase the plant efficiency. The resolution should be as quick as a Formula 1 pit stop where defects and potential errors are rectified …

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3D Plant Simulation – Is it the Way of the Future?

With the increasing innovation, even the technologically crippled sector like manufacturing is beginning to IT assistance for success in the manufacturing and process control. With the rapid improvement in 3-D simulation, the manufacturing sector is relying heavily on 3-D plant simulation to reconstruct the behavior of complex systems. 3-D simulation is empowering the electrical and …

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5 Ways to Know You’re a Good Mechanical Engineer

There’s more to become a successful mechanical engineer than just obtaining the degree from a college. Contrary to the other disciplines, a mechanical engineer has a diverse portfolio of work which is not just limited to CAD or potential design improvements.  Being a successful mechanical engineer in the manufacturing sector is a grueling task, and we …

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Wireless Technology – Why should you use it in your plant?

With information on the move, gone are those days when a manager underwent a cardiac arrest on the shop floor because of a leak in the fuel tank. Today, factories, mines, and manufacturing plants are leveraging the benefits of automation and shifting towards smart factories. According to research, smart factories are likely to add $500 …

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