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The MAPT is a multiport self-averaging flow meter with a design based on the classical pitot tube concept of fluid flow measurement. It produces an averaged differential pressure (DP) signal proportional to the square of the flow rate. The DP output is normally piped to a Differential Pressure transmitter in order to generate an electrical signal proportional to the flow rate. The outer impact tube has a number of pressure sensing holes facing upstream which are positioned at equal annular...
 A brand partnership has been formed between RS Components and CRC Industries Australia - a renowned manufacturer of high quality aerosol and bulk lubricants.This...
North Geelong glass manufacturer Viridian Glass is producing 220 panes of architectural glass for the $140 million redevelopment of Geelong Arts Centre.Minister for Creative...
Ahead of the 2022 Federal Election on Saturday, May 21, Science & Technology Australia invited political parties and independent candidates to respond to the 10 election...

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  • iFlex Pedestrian Barrier 3 Rail Cold Storage is designed to segregate and safeguard pedestrians from moving vehicles and potential workplace hazards in very cold environments, such as frozen food storage facilities. They are ideal for sub-zero facilities with lightweight...
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  • Plex Quality Management System (QMS) helps process and discrete manufacturers meet strict industry and customer compliance with a closed-loop digital system of record.The cloud-delivered Plex QMS enables manufacturing enterprises to adopt industry best practices while helping them to reduce the...
  • Littelfuse 526 and 527 Series High Voltage Cartridge Fuses offer a 30A to 60A current range, up to 500VAC voltage rating, and -55°C to +125°C operating temperature range. These fuses feature a high interrupt rating, high current, high breaking capacity, and a compact design. The 526 series boast...
  • Swisslog's CycloneCarrier Case Shuttle and Mini-Load ASRS (Automated Storage and Retrieval System) helps you store small loads fast and efficiently. CycloneCarrier is an automated shuttle system for storage of small loads. The shuttle system is designed for applications where high throughput...
  • Austech – The showcase for machine tools & ancillary equipmentAnyone familiar with AMTIL’s background as an organiser of manufacturing industry exhibitions will know the name Austech. Between 2000 and 2019, AMTIL operated Austech, Australia’s premier advanced manufacturing and machine tool...

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Editorial

By Scott FilbyIn my thirty-year manufacturing media career, I have been constantly amazed at how...
That’s the period since our last edition and during this time, Australia has endured two extreme...

Industry Voice

For over 25 years Integra Systems commercial director Erika Hughes, has seen a lot of changes in Australian manufacturing. While the introduction of more women into the industry is definitely one of the changes on her list, she knows Australia has a long way to go before we achieve gender parity,...

Safety in the workplace

 
Doctors, no fans of sedentary lifestyles, rarely encourage anyone,especially those with back pain,to spend all day sitting. A standing desk can help avert aching muscles if you use it correctly, get off your feet and move at regular intervals. 
Swanson School of Engineering at the University of...
The anticipated return of the Workplace Health & Safety Show 2022, will see industry trailblazers and game-changing newcomers unite to present a series of live, interactive two-way learning experiences. These will cover all the latest trends, technologies and issues faced by Australian...
 
A laboratory-validated air filtration system can help help industry fulfil product purity and OH&S obligations to protect plant workers on-site and customers downstream by helping to neutralise the spread of viral and other airborne health hazards within process, packing, office, logistics,...

Australian Made

The second annual Australian Made Week will run from Monday June 6 to Sunday June 12  with  the campaign focusing on encouraging consumers to...
Workspace Commercial Furniture has been a leader in Australian manufacturing and design for over 110 years. Specialising in project-based solutions...
The Australian Made claim has never been more powerful than it is right now. It tells consumers that products which carry the mark are made to some...

Business & Finance

The Reserve Bank (RBA) Governor, Philip Lowe, delivered a speech to the Press Club in early...
According to the Deloitte 2022 Manufacturing Industry Outlook, The global manufacturing industry is...

Education and Training

Sandvick Coromant is re-invigorating its in-person training programs at the company's specialist centres in response to an alarming engineering skills shortage brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. ...
The Department of Science and Technology has opened a $13 million STEM diversity grants round while the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering has been given $41 million to run...
Reopening skilled migration to supplement Australia’s talent pool will be crucial to securing the enormous pipeline of projected growth in the resources and energy industry.
“Today’s announcement on...
Whilst there is a chronic trade skill shortage impacting most industries, Kaishan Australia has taken on the enormous commitment to implement an ongoing, specialised skills training program that...

Industry Politics

The Federal Government has a vision to meld high level technology with traditional manufacturing to create a “smart manufacturing” sector. In an exclusive interview with Industry Update, the Minister for Industry, Energy and...
Creating a future made in Australia is one of the biggest lessons the country has learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Shadow Minister for Industry and Innovation Ed Husic.  While strengthening manufacturing...
The Minister for Industry, Energy and Emissions Reduction Angus Taylor met with the Industry Update team late last week during an exclusive tour of the Brickworks Design Centre at Horsley Park, NSW.The tour of the state-of-...