Machine

Safety access control unit

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Treotham Automation Pty Ltd

The Eichner MGB (multifunctional gate box) is an interlocking guard system for safety doors on machines and systems. Linked to machine controls, the opening of access doors via the unit is prevented until the machine has safely stopped.


Safety automation suite

23 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Pilz Australia Industrial Automation LP

The PSS4000 is a solution for machine automation control and safety functions including motion control, diagnostics and visualisation. Its primary aim is to simplify the decentralisation of control functions and reduce engineering work through its software platform, enabling users to retain a centralised perspective of distributed control structures across various industries and application sizes.


Safety light screen

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Micromax Pty Ltd

The Banner Engineering EZ-Screen safety light screen range has been expanded to include low-profile models, for small light screens - such as safeguarding smaller machines.


Laser safety system

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Jemtech Pty Ltd

The V8SX laser safety system for long folders is a Vigilante safety system with modular inputs and safety relay outputs.


Upgraded safety locks

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Fortress Systems Pty Ltd

The H31 safety lock mechanism has been replaced with the upgraded mGard CL disc tumbler lock.


Rugged safety switches

18 September, 2009 | Supplied by: Jemtech Pty Ltd

The VSY fully-sealed safety switches can detect a coded tag at distances of up to 30 mm from the sensing head with reduced power consumption and high temperature operation.


SA company fined over crush injury

15 September, 2009

A prominent South Australian sheet metal manufacturer was convicted over an incident that injured a worker in a machine.


Seize control of safety and productivity

10 August, 2009

It’s about time the people responsible for machine safety and operation - engineers, electricians and integrators - quite literally took control.


Manufacturer fined over burn incident

10 August, 2009

Caroma was recently fined over an incident at its South Australian operations that left an employee with severe burns.


Vacuum safety valves

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: PIAB Vacuum Technologies

The Vactrap COAX is a check valve with an integrated Pi12-2 COAX cartridge for decentralised vacuum handling systems and a built-in blow-off valve to provide a quick release of objects.


Safety locking handle

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Air & Hydraulic Systems Pty Ltd

The Praher Valves range of lockable ball, butterfly and diaphragm valves are now supplied complete with locking mechanism as standard.


Safety light curtain

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster GuardShield Micro 400 is a Type 4 presence-sensing safety light curtain that is available in standard or cascadeable configurations, suitable for a variety of space-constrained industrial applications with hazardous machinery.


Emergency stop button

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Fortress Systems Pty Ltd

The E-stop modular emergency stop button has been introduced into the eGard range of access and control products.


Speed sensor and safety controller

07 August, 2009 | Supplied by: Rockwell Automation Australia

The Allen-Bradley Guardmaster MSR57P speed-monitoring safety relay monitors all motion for small to mid-size machines and provide appropriate safety control, combining the functionality of a speed sensing module with a configurable safety controller.


SA employers fined for rail and factory injuries

03 August, 2009

In a busy day at the Magistrates Court of South Australia (Industrial), three companies were convicted and fined over incidents in 2007 where workers sustained injuries from inadequate safety measures.


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