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Mobile technology to boost pedestrian safety

28 July, 2017 by Caleb Radford

Australian tech firm Cohda Wireless has trialled its vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) technology on city streets for the first time.


Rockwell Automation Safety Maturity Index for Machine Builders tool

06 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

Rockwell Automation has released its Safety Maturity Index for Machine Builders tool to help machine builders bring safety to their machine designs.


Friction: the key to safe and competent haul road operations

30 June, 2017 by Eric Tomicek | Supplied by: Australian Diversified Engineering (ADE)

A mine's network of haul roads can either be its greatest asset or its greatest liability. Eric Tomicek from Australian Diversified Engineering explains that the path to safe and efficient haul road operations begins with understanding what friction is, being able to measure it and knowing how to manage it.


Rockwell Automation Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system

27 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley GuardShield 450L safety light curtain system features a transceiver design that employs plug-in modules to establish each unit's function as a transmitter or receiver. Once powered up, the transceiver learns its functionality from the plug-in module.


SMC VP544/744-X555/585 Dual Residual Pressure Release Valves

16 June, 2017 | Supplied by: SMC Australia | New Zealand

The SMC VP544/744-X555/585 Dual Residual Pressure Release Valves range with Soft Start-up Function is designed to meet ISO13849-1 safety standards.


Automated vehicle safety assurance system under development

13 June, 2017

Australian governments, vehicle manufacturers, transport technology providers and other interested parties have been asked to contribute to the development of a national safety assurance regime for automated vehicles.


Balluff magnetically coded safety sensor

07 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The Balluff magnetically coded safety sensor has a non-contact operating principle, meaning that it is unaffected by mechanical play.


Balluff transponder coded safety sensor

07 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The Balluff transponder coded safety sensor is suitable for monitoring guard doors and flaps.


Gates BIRD belt installation and rotation device

07 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Gates Australia Pty Ltd

The Gates BIRD belt installation and rotation device is designed to minimise the risks to employees during routine belt maintenance.


Balluff inductive safety sensor

05 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Balluff Pty Ltd

The Balluff inductive safety sensor detects the approach of metallic targets.


Advanced Chain Technologies ReACTER Cap rebar safety cap

01 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Advanced Chain Technologies (ACTA) Pty Ltd

The Advanced Chain Technologies ReACTER Cap rebar safety cap is designed to protect workers from impalement injuries on reinforcement starter bars should they be unfortunate to fall on them from a height of up to 5 m.


Safety control function reconfiguration using standard HMIs

31 May, 2017

The reconfiguration of safety control functions can be carried out using standard human machine interface (HMI) products such as control panels, industrial PCs and mobile devices.


Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Lifeline 5 cable-pull switch

31 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Lifeline 5 cable-pull switch is a solid-state, cable-pull e-stop with microprocessor-based technology.


Safer autonomous refuse truck currently under trial

25 May, 2017

An autonomous refuse truck is being tested by Volvo Trucks and Renova.


Michell online hygrometer

05 May, 2017 | Supplied by: AMS Instrumentation & Calibration Pty Ltd

The Michell online hygrometer provides ultrahigh-pressure (UHP) air as a specialised form of compressed air.


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