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Defence fatigue testing improves helicopter safety

27 April, 2018

Fatigue testing technologies developed by Defence scientists will be used on a retired US Navy Seahawk helicopter.


Safety without the need for protective fences

27 March, 2018 by Michael Sanchez, Field Sales, SICK Vertriebs-GmbH, Düsseldorf | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

With the help of safety laser scanners, a machinery engineer has ensured the safe operation of a robot on an injection moulding machine.


Reducing machinery noise can guard against hearing loss

09 March, 2018 | Supplied by: Cut To Size Plastics

It has been claimed that using nylon on machinery can help to protect workers' hearing by reducing the amount of noise produced.


Vic's Western Freeway receives life-saving wire rope barriers

01 March, 2018

Wire rope barriers are being implemented on the Western Freeway between the Western Ring Road and Ballarat, as part of a $37 million safety upgrade.


Scotch-Brite bristle discs and brushes

01 March, 2018 | Supplied by: 3M Abrasive Systems Division

Scotch-Brite bristle discs and brushes are surface conditioning products made using proprietary long-lasting Cubitron ceramic abrasive grain.


3D images give a clearer view

12 February, 2018 by Fabian Zimmer, Product Manager for 3D Compact Systems, SICK AG, Waldkirch | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

Outdoor industrial environments are constantly changing and to ensure that changes are always detected, SICK has designed its Visionary-B sensors with two eyes, in the form of horizontally offset lenses.


Fatalities on NSW roads prompt heavy-vehicle crackdown

07 February, 2018

26 drivers tested positive for drugs during Operation Rolling Thunder, which was organised on 1 February 2018.


Automated mine safety tool developed by students

05 February, 2018

The creation of an automated tool to improve mine safety has won a team of students a trip to Silicon Valley.


Fluid Components International thermal flow meters and switches

05 February, 2018 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

Fluid Components International SIL-compliant thermal flow meters and switches for safety instrumented systems comply with standards IEC 61511 and 61508.


Computer models to improve rail safety

28 November, 2017

Rail safety is being improved in Australia and Indonesia via computer models that predict how rail cars will respond to different track conditions.


Simulation and radar technology improves vehicle safety

24 November, 2017 | Supplied by: National Instruments Australia Pty Ltd

The safety and reliability of vehicles could be improved with new technology developed by NI.


Safer road rollers awarded by AAPA

15 November, 2017

A safety initiative aimed at road construction workers has been recognised with the AAPA National Safety Initiative Industry Award.


safeHDDM makes safety laser scanners immune to wood chippings

05 October, 2017 | Supplied by: SICK Pty Ltd

Wood flooring manufacturer is using the latest microScan3 safety laser scanner from SICK to improve safety and productivity in a challenging environment.


How to safely select and replace hydraulic hose assemblies

26 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Gates Australia Pty Ltd

There are some key considerations to take into account when selecting and replacing hydraulic hose assemblies.


Bestech Australia 8431 and 8432 precision miniature load cells

22 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Bestech Australia Pty Ltd

The Bestech Australia 8431 and 8432 precision miniature load cells are designed for precise tension and compression force measurements in limited spaces.


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