Human-robot collaboration (HRC) describes a work scenario in which humans and automated machines share a workspace.
By automating, integrating and networking processes, implementing Industry 4.0 opens up a whole new level of flexibility and transparency in production.
The Wolf LinkEx LED Tank Lighting kits are IEC Ex certified and provide a low-voltage temporary lighting solution for Zone 1 and 2 (gas) and 21 and 22 (dust) hazardous areas where potentially explosive gases, vapours or mists may be present within a confined space.
Fraunhofer scientists have developed a diagnostic tool that recognises the state of the user in real time and communicates this information to machines. Potential fields of application include all highly automated tasks where critical user states can be a safety issue.
The Euchner bolt system has a die-cast aluminium design, making it suitable for industrial use.
Phoenix Contact has released compact, all-in-one, multichannel CBM electronic device circuit breakers to help users save on panel space.
In an effort to tackle the numbers of deaths and serious injuries caused by quad bikes, the Andrews Labor Government has announced a $6 million subsidy scheme to help Victorian farmers make their quad bikes safer.
During National Farm Safety Week, Safe Work Australia has partnered with the National Farmers' Federation to produce two short farm safety videos on machinery guarding and stockyard handling.