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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

'Fight Recorder' for soldiers being developed

11 September, 2017

Two technology companies have been selected by the Australian Department of Defence to develop the equivalent of a black box for soldiers to capture crucial data on the battlefield.

Emerson PolyOil jar handling clamp

07 September, 2017 | Supplied by: Emerson Automation Solutions

The Emerson PolyOil jar handling clamp can be used for drilling, DST jars, coil tubing and wireline applications.

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