Standards Australia funding will continue at current or increased levels if recommendations from a draft report are followed that suggest it remain Australiaâ€™s peak standards development organisation.
The new standard for the safety of machinery has finally been published.
A common complaint of today's machinery safeguarding requirements is their potential impact on production
The Mezgate unit incorporates a sliding panel which secures the opening in the mezzanine railing, a fixed fence which generally is permanently fixed at right angles to the front railing, a hinged pair of panels and a locking system which ensures total security.
The Quins munitions plant explosion near Gladstone has prompted SA Unions to call for an urgent overhaul of workplace safety standards in South Australia.
Rocol High Temp Synthetic Chain Lube, a high temperature lubricant, has been specially formulated to lubricate chains exposed to temperatures as high as 280°C. With conventional graphite/water mix chain lubricants, precious production time is lost as the lubricant cannot be applied to the chain unless it is below 100°C. As the lube can be applied at temperatures of up to 280°C, ovens do not need to be shut down.
An earthquake strikes a large city, wrecking roads and bridges, stranding rush-hour commuters, trapping office workers inside high-rise buildings.
Carlo Gavazzi monitoring relays incorporate over and undervoltage, to protect the motors that keep an operation running. The current feature ensures overload protection while phase loss sequence ensures the correct rotation for generators and many more protection applications.
A non-contact coded safety switch, PSENcode, from Pilz is claimed to meet the highest requirements for safety gate monitoring, the highest level of security and 10 units can be connected in a single series.