SICK Pty Ltd News

Focusing on the blind spot: Active collision warning systems for mobile machines
31.08.2018 - The Visionary-B active driver assistance system developed by SICK is designed to monitor the area around mobile machines that is invisible to the driver.
Service and security robots with 2D LiDAR sensors fit for daily use
30.08.2018 - The fact that man and machine can now live together is made possible not least by sensor solutions such as the 2D LiDAR sensors from SICK's TiM series.
Collision avoidance and navigation support in the warehouse
29.08.2018 - 2D LiDAR sensors from SICK's TiM series deliver precise measurement data for navigation purposes.
Stay safe with SICK: Components evolving into ready-to-install safety systems
28.08.2018 - SICK provides the tools for customers to make ambitious modernisation projects a reality.
Schach makes a smart move: Sensor performance advances, sensor costs retreat
27.08.2018 - Industrieservice Schach, working with SICK as a one-stop supplier is paying dividends both technically and financially.
Safety solutions for intelligent human-robot collaboration
26.08.2018 - Human-robot collaboration (HRC) describes an environment where humans and automated machines share and work in the same workspace at the same time.
Operating machines in a future-proof way
24.08.2018 - SICK has established itself as the first port of call when it comes to industrial safety technology.
safeHDDM® makes safety laser scanners immune to wood chippings
23.08.2018 - With industrial parquet manufacturing, fine wood flooring became affordable and available to anyone.
A new era of safety
22.08.2018 - The requirements on the safeguarding of machinery have changed more and more with the increasing use of automation.
Increased safety for direct drives
21.08.2018 - Hollow shaft, multi-turn, safety: the new motor feedback systems in the SES/SEM product family from SICK.
Vision 4.0: Industrial image processing moving towards the future
20.08.2018 - SICK AG is playing a key role in advancing paradigm shifts in sensor technology with the SICK AppSpace ecosystem.
Reliable measurement results under tough conditions ZIRKOR oxygen analyzers from SICK
17.08.2018 - The new oxygen analysers in the ZIRKOR series are extremely rugged and combine high quality with innovative performance.
HIPERFACE DSL®for premo servo actuators: Free access to diagnostic data
16.08.2018 - The continuous condition monitoring of electrical drives is growing in prominence.
SICK is opening up its protocol for HIPERFACE DSL®
15.08.2018 - SICK is opening up its patented HIPERFACE DSL® protocol with a licensing model for competitors.
The benefits are obvious: photoelectric sensors for use in heavy-duty applications
14.08.2018 - The ClearSens WL12G-3 photoelectric sensor for transparent products and the high-temperature SW50 reflector come from SICK’s range of heavy-duty sensors.
Smart sensors ensuring efficient machine communication
13.08.2018 - SICK has equipped its smart sensors with special properties to ensure they provide exactly the right level of performance for every application.
Smart sensors are bringing about a paradigm shift in production
08.08.2018 - The emergence of the smart factory means a paradigm shift in the implementation of production and intralogistics processes.
SICK opens up the HIPERFACE DSL interface
08.08.2018 - SICK is opening up the HIPERFACE DSL interface and, in doing so, is making its tried-and-tested technology available to all users.
Sensor configuration by app: a tool for a multitude of terminal devices
04.08.2018 - SOPASair makes it possible to identify and activate SICK sensors within a network using mobile devices.
New SES/SEM70 motor feedback systems from SICK with multiturn
31.07.2018 - With its all-new SES/SEM70 motor feedback systems, SICK is setting a new standard in the field of direct drives.
Schach increases sensor performance, reduces sensor costs with SICK
29.07.2018 - For Industrieservice Schach, working with SICK as a one-stop supplier is paying dividends both technically and financially.
Position sensors: Intelligence add-on for pneumatic cylinders
26.07.2018 - SICK's portfolio of position sensors for pneumatic cylinders offers everything a smart sensor needs to have.
Robotics turn to digital motor feedback using one cable technology
26.07.2018 - When it comes to Cartesian coordinate linear robots, the portfolio has ideal solutions for absolute length measurement and position determination.
RFID technology ensuring an accurate production sequence at paper company
23.07.2018 - To maintain a strong overview of the multi-step production process, Kabel Premium Pulp & Paper utilises an RFID-based identification solution.
SICK’s Package Analytics software for reliable identification and data management
19.07.2018 - SICK's Package Analytics software provides comprehensive, real-time performance monitoring of automated logistics operations.
Object properties determine performance in material flow
17.07.2018 - Object properties such as identification, dimension, weight, and condition are fundamental building blocks for the smooth automation of material flow.
New applications for Hiperface DSL
13.07.2018 - SICK is expanding its Hiperface DSL product portfolio, allowing demanding applications to benefit from Hiperface DSL.
MZCG magnetic cylinder sensors for C-slot
12.07.2018 - The MZCG magnetic cylinder sensor from SICK is designed for position detection in pneumatic grippers or miniature pneumatic cylinders with C-slots.
Motor feedback systems: Precise path measurement in mechatronic servo technology
11.07.2018 - Motor feedback systems such as the SKS36 from SICK Stegmann ensure precise and highly available path measurement and position control.
LFP Inox and Cubic: Intelligent sensors for level and point level measurement
09.07.2018 - SICK offers solutions for a wide range of level and point level measurement applications with its LFP Inox and LFP Cubic level sensors.
The LD-MRS UAV detects the penguin even in his black tails
06.07.2018 - The LD-MRS laser scanner from SICK connected to the drone demonstrates a very large working range of 300 metres despite its lightweight design.
Redefining contrast detection
05.07.2018 - SICK's KTS and KTX product families open up a world of new possibilities when it comes to detecting contrasts.
KTS and KTX contrast sensors from SICK
05.07.2018 - SICK presents its KTS and KTX product families as new, powerful contrast sensors on a forward-looking, innovative platform.
Intelligent photoelectric sensors: Safe detection, efficient automation
04.07.2018 - SICK offers by far the most comprehensive portfolio of photoelectric sensors on the market.
SICK DML40 and DL1000 long-range distance sensors impress in construction
02.07.2018 - The team is using DML40 and DL1000 long-range distance sensors from SICK to monitor and measure deformations in the reinforced concrete bridge pillars.
Inductive sensors make automation a safe investment
26.06.2018 - Over the past few years, SICK AG in Waldkirch has expanded its sensor knowledge to the field of inductive proximity sensors.
Vision 4.0: Industrial image processing moving towards the future
24.06.2018 - SICK AG is playing a key role in advancing paradigm shifts in sensor technology with the SICK AppSpace ecosystem.
Future-proof position measurement in hydraulic cylinders
20.06.2018 - The new linear encoders from SICK boast a compact design and compatibility, precision and performance, reliability and raised levels of availability
Tracing at item level using identification technology
19.06.2018 - SICK allows producers, contract packagers, and distributors to procure all the identification and integration technologies they need from a single source.
Photoelectric sensors beneficial in heavy-duty applications
18.06.2018 - The ClearSens WL12G-3 photoelectric sensor for transparent products and the high-temperature SW50 reflector come from SICK’s range of heavy-duty sensors.
Industry 4.0: Smart sensors ensuring efficient machine communication
17.06.2018 - Smart sensors generate data and information that go beyond conventional switching signals or measured process parameters.
Smart sensors are bringing about a paradigm shift in production
15.06.2018 - The intelligence and communication capabilities offered by Smart Sensor Solutions offer the potential for enhancing machine productivity.
Constant focus on quality: SICK in the packaging industry
11.06.2018 - In all areas of the packaging industry – whether it is pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, or food and drink – reliable quality is a key corporate target.
Sensor configuration by app: a tool for many terminal devices
02.06.2018 - SOPASair makes it possible to identify and activate SICK sensors within a network using mobile devices.
New SES/SEM70 motor feedback systems from SICK
26.05.2018 - SICK Pty Ltd sets a new standard in the field of direct drives with the all-new SES/SEM70 motor feedback systems.
LFP Inox and LFP Cubic sensors for level and point level measurement
24.05.2018 - SICK Pty Ltd presents new intelligent solutions for a broad range of level and point level measurement applications.
Vision 4.0: Industrial image processing moving towards the future
22.05.2018 - SICK AG is playing a key role in advancing paradigm shifts in sensor technology with the SICK AppSpace ecosystem.
Measuring onshore gas with SICK’s FLOWSIC600 ultrasonic gas flow meter
20.05.2018 - The station makes it possible to approach wells and set up equipment for them flexibly, in line with application requirements.
Fully automatic parking thanks to intelligent sensor tech and ‘Ray’
20.05.2018 - ‘Ray’ is your personal parking assistant – it finds the right spot, independently parks cars, sorts them, and collects them again.
Fibre optic sensors: Flexibility, functionality, versatility
09.05.2018 - A large number of fibre optic and end sleeve options provide ideal automation solutions for nearly any working environment.
Extremely versatile – distance measurement with ultrasonic technology
29.04.2018 - Ultrasonic sensors are an ideal solution for distance measurement and object detection in industrial sites.
Ethernet encoders: More than just position determination
23.04.2018 - The latest generation of Ethernet encoders from SICK opens up new opportunities for obtaining different measurements and tracking movements.
Dry, wet or deep-frozen – flexible barcode scanners for use in all areas
04.04.2018 - Barcode scanners are used for a variety of different purposes in the food processing industry.
DOSIC – compact stainless steel sensor for flexible flow measurement
28.03.2018 - SICK's new flow sensor uses ultrasonic technology to determine the flow volume of conductive and non-conductive liquids in highly demanding environments.
Non contact DOSIC ultrasonic flow sensors
21.03.2018 - SICK introduces non-contact DOSIC flow sensors designed to detect the flow volume of conductive and non-conductive liquids in demanding environments.
Years of practical tests passed with flying colours
15.03.2018 - Danish Crown has decided that the W8 Inox will be the product family installed as standard in its meat processing machines.
Bulkscan LMS511 laser volume flowmeter for precise measurements
12.03.2018 - Those looking to measure quantities of bulk materials on belts can now opt for a precise measuring process in the form of the Bulkscan LMS511.
Laser scanners ensuring safe human robot collaboration
06.03.2018 - Using microScan3 safety laser scanners as well as Flexi Soft safety controller, DESMA ensures safe operation of a robot on an injection moulding machine.
Efficient automotive production with RFID technology
04.03.2018 - Audi is solving this task with the help of an RFID-based identification solution that covers all the types of tasks being carried out at its plant.
Fighting tampering of pharma products
21.02.2018 - Every item of packaging must be protected against undetected, premature opening or tampering with the help of appropriate tamper evidence systems.
Detecting carton blanks in feed magazines
18.02.2018 - The Safeguard Detector is a TÜV-certified safety system for detecting residual stacks of carton blanks in feed magazines.
Industry 4.0 would not be possible without intelligent sensors
14.02.2018 - The Information Age for the industry is just getting off the ground.
Smart sensors ensuring efficient machine communication in Industry 4.0
12.02.2018 - Networked production and control processes in complex machine environments, enabled by smart sensors, represent a critical component of Industry 4.0.
Safe control technology for smart factories
11.02.2018 - By automating, integrating, and networking processes, implementing Industry 4.0 opens up a whole new level of flexibility and transparency in production.
Maintain precise dimensions with 3D vision sensors from SICK
19.09.2017 - ​Maintain precise dimensions with 3D vision sensors from SICK
safeHDDM® makes safety laser scanners immune to wood chippings
19.09.2017 - safeHDDM® makes safety laser scanners immune to wood chippings
Transparent material flow with RFID
06.06.2016 - The new RFU65x RFID from SICK, enables a consistently transparent material flow.
Intuitive 3D inspection with TriSpector1000 from SICK
28.02.2016 - The TriSpector1000 from SICK features a simple configuration that allows inspection tasks to be carried out standalone and without any programming.
Wide range of applications for indoor use - 3D snapshot with 3vistor-T from SICK
28.02.2016 - SICK introduces 3vistor-T 3D vision sensors designed to maximise flexibility in indoor use with innovative 3D snapshot technology.
Intelligent RFID technology closes gaps in the automotive supply chain
14.12.2015 - The automotive industry takes advantage of tailor-made solutions for the automated identification of objects in virtually every process in the production.
SICK’s sensor and camera technology provide visual guidance to robots on Ford production line
29.11.2015 - Automotive manufacturers the world over are increasingly relying on automation and standardisation of process workflows to remain competitive.
SICK’s Glare sensor providing tamper evidence for medicinal product packaging at Bosch Packaging Technology
26.11.2015 - The Glare by SICK is offering ‘bright’ prospects in the battle against falsification and tampering in the field of medicinal product packaging.
SICK encoder with integrated web server for easier commissioning, retrofitting and monitoring
25.11.2015 - SICK is now going a step further, integrating a web server into the AFS/AFM60 EtherNet/IP absolute encoder.
SICK releases W100-2 versatile miniature photoelectric sensors with large sensing ranges
26.03.2015 - The new W100-2 miniature photoelectric sensors from SICK offer an excellent and economical sensing solution for detection applications.
SICK to present its Industry 4.0 credentials
06.02.2015 - After six years of absence, SICK AG will return to the Hannover Industry Fair as an exhibitor this year.
SICK leads the way with gapless package detection
10.06.2014 - ​SICK Sensor Intelligence has defeated a number of packaging issues with a single sensor unit, the DeltaPac multitask photoelectric sensor.
Testing safety standards
21.05.2014 - ​As the number of fatal accidents increase on mine sites in 2014, miners need to ensure the safety of their operations and machines.
Keeping on top of machine safety
08.01.2014 - The challenge is to continue to improve existing safety of machinery and, as technology develops, to manage new safety hazards.
SICK launches ultrasonic air velocity meters
28.10.2013 - SICK has launched ultrasonic air velocity meters for continuous air flow measurement in mining.
Measurement accuracy determines true cost of a product's value
16.08.2013 - The SICK DWS system automatically enables an accurate price to be charged based on either the weight or the volume.
SICK Sensors for Hazardous Point Protection and Machine Safety in Industrial Environments [VIDEO]
02.08.2013 - Product Market Manager Jason Mair discusses several SICK sensor solutions that can be used to provide hazardous point protection, protecting workers from hazardous machinery.
The Changing Nature of Automation in the Workplace: Interview with SICK Managing Director David Duncan [VIDEO]
15.07.2013 - Ferret.com.au talks with SICK Managing Director David Duncan about the changing nature of workplace automation, and how the company plans to stay ahead of these changes.
SICK's MultiTask photoelectric sensors: Reliable optical detection of uneven and irregular objects [VIDEO]
09.07.2013 - Commercial Goods Industry Manager Tim Baron provides a hands-on demonstration of several photoelectric sensors in SICK's Multitask range.
Manufacturing, Automation and the Future: Ferret.com.au interviews SICK National Sales Manager Jeff Walker [VIDEO]
12.06.2013 - SICK National Sales Manager Jeff Walker talks to Ferret.com.au about the latest developments in automation for industrial environments.
KTM miniature contrast sensors – mini, easy, speedy
29.05.2013 - KTM miniature contrast sensors from Sick offer tailor-made solutions for print mark detection and controlling of packaging processes.
Automation, new technology and keeping your feet on the ground
19.05.2013 - On May 5, 1950, Erwin Sick registered his self-formulated ‘light electric gate’ for a patent.
SICK announces revenue growth in 2012
16.05.2013 - German automation company Sick Group has described the fiscal year 2012 as “eventful and strong”.
Safety interlocks - an important part of your workplace safety strategy
25.01.2013 - i10 Lock safety interlocks from Sick keep machine guards safely locked until a hazardous area can be entered.
Monitoring, analysis and optimisation of auto ID processes with SVP600 SICK Visualization Platform
10.12.2012 - The SVP600 Visualization Platform from SICK enables real-time monitoring of the complex interaction of all processes across all hubs of an organisation all the way down to monitoring of individual facilities equipped with any auto ID technology inclu
SICK’s RFU630 UHF interrogators deliver reliable automotive body identification at Mercedes-Benz plant
26.11.2012 - RFU630 UHF interrogators from SICK have been installed at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Rastatt for trouble-free and reliable identification of car bodies of the Mercedes B Class model.
SICK’s MultiPac sensor for six-packs and other PET packaging units
15.11.2012 - MultiPac sensors from SICK are at work in the new bottling line at PepsiCo Deutschland in Nieder-Roden, delivering reliable detection performance during the labelling of six-packs.
SICK’s LMS100 laser measurement sensors on roller coasters at Europa Park in Rust
01.11.2012 - Laser measurement sensors from SICK have been fitted on roller coasters at an amusement park in Rust near Freiburg for better efficiency in operation and maintenance.
SICK 3D cameras offer reliable sensor solutions for CLASSIS measuring stations in tyre condition monitoring
25.10.2012 - Ranger 3D cameras from SICK integrated with the fully automatic CLASSIS measuring stations allow reliable detection of various tyre condition parameters.
SICK PBS hygienic pressure switches
19.10.2012 - SICK introduces a range of hygienically-graded pressure switches with display for applications in the food and beverage industry.
New SICK RFU630 UHF-RFID system for factory and logistics automation
10.10.2012 - SICK introduces the RFU630, a new UHF-RFID system that combines high-performance hardware and intelligent software.
New SICK Ethernet absolute encoders
03.10.2012 - SICK introduces a new range of absolute encoders with Ethernet capability that enables the plant to network like ‘there’s no tomorrow’.
Integrated in-situ measuring system for greenhouse gases
26.09.2012 - SICK has released the in-situ GHG Control System, a product that delivers CO2 and N2O values directly from the exhaust duct in real time.
SICK sensor solutions in logistics
11.09.2012 - SICK offers comprehensive sensor solutions for the logistics industry, which requires intelligent technology for efficiency and reliability in various processes.
New SICK IDM160 handheld scanners with cable, Bluetooth or WLAN for harsh conditions
28.08.2012 - The IDM160 handheld scanners from SICK are designed for operation in harsh industrial environments.
SICK’s M4000 Advanced multiple light beam safety device differentiates humans and materials reliably
22.08.2012 - SICK presents the M4000 Advanced multiple light beam safety device designed for safe material flow processes through reliable differentiation of humans and material.
SICK’s automation light grids check for load projections on pallets
10.08.2012 - SICK presents an upgraded version of the MLG automation light grids to determine very precisely the projection of loads on pallets.
SICK’s VMS520 sorter offers certified volume measurement even for irregularly shaped packages
07.08.2012 - The VMS520 sorter from SICK is designed for volume detection of rectangular and irregularly shaped freight objects directly on sorter systems.
SICK’s new LFP Cubic level sensors with guided microwave for accurate measuring results
27.07.2012 - SICK presents the LFP Cubic, a new range of level measurement sensors designed for maximum flexibility and measuring accuracy.
SICK’s TiM300 laser scanners prevent collisions in mobile intralogistics
20.07.2012 - SICK presents a compact range of laser scanners that delivers great performance in various mobile intralogistics applications.
AFS60 and AFM60 single and multiturn encoders from SICK improve availability for EtherNet/IP, PROFINET IO and EtherCAT
10.07.2012 - SICK presents AFS60 and AFM60 single and multiturn encoders that feature interfaces for Ethernet-based fieldbusses.
SICK’s OLM200 linear measurement sensors with PROFIBUS interface for positioning electrical overhead conveyors
03.07.2012 - SICK presents the image-based OLM200 linear measurement sensors with PROFIBUS interface for positioning electrical overhead conveyors with precision.
PFT-10-S standalone display programming tools now available from SICK
21.06.2012 - SICK has introduced new PFT-10-S standalone display programming tools that are designed to allow for quick and simple programming of various SICK encoders without a PC.
SICK's powerful part inspection uses infrared light to meet a new set of vision inspection challenges
08.06.2012 - The new Inspector infrared variants are designed to meet a new set of vision inspection challenges.
SICK’s WTB27-3 Multipac photoelectric proximity sensor offers reliable detection of foil-wrapped packaging units
31.05.2012 - The new WTB27-3 Multipac photoelectric proximity sensors from SICK are designed to offer an optimal solution for the reliable detection of foil-wrapped packaging units.
SICK’s ML20 markless sensors offer more flexibility and design freedom in packaging
25.05.2012 - The ML20 markless sensors from SICK deliver greater flexibility and design freedom in packaging applications.
SICK’s photoelectric sensors for the world of transparency
21.05.2012 - SICK offers a range of glass photoelectric sensors designed for the reliable detection of transparent or highly reflective objects even in adverse industrial environments.
SICK’s IDpro platform connects three auto ID technologies
14.05.2012 - The IDpro platform from SICK is an innovative cross technology platform for auto ID technologies developed and produced under one umbrella, and created for continuous operator interfaces, process inte
EFI gateways from SICK integrate intelligent safety sensors into fieldbus and Ethernet networks
04.05.2012 - Intelligent safety sensors from SICK are integrated into fieldbus and Ethernet interfaces using EFI gateways.
Using SICK EFI gateways to keep connected when integrated interface is missing
03.05.2012 - SICK introduces fieldbus and network gateways for intelligent safety sensors.
Belgian Unilin Company’s Ooigem plant reduces changeover times through SICK’s modular and flexible safety controller
27.04.2012 - New safety and operating concept based on the SICK Flexi Soft safety controller tailored perfectly to the requirements at Unilin
New V180-2 Radial range of photoelectric sensors from SICK
23.04.2012 - V180-2 Radial cylindrical photoelectric sensors from SICK boast a large sensing range, and they are available with state of the art radial and axial optics
SICK’s ALIS400 Hybrid code reading system improves baggage handling at Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport
13.04.2012 - A hybrid code reading system from SICK has helped the Helsinki-Vantaa International Airport improve the reliability of its transfer baggage handling process, increasing satisfaction among passengers,
SICK’s automation technology implemented at Geberit for height control and truck capacity utilisation
30.03.2012 - Safety light curtains, photoelectric sensors and bar code scanners from SICK were incorporated into a new pallet conveying and stacking facility designed to help achieve optimum capacity utilisation o
SICK’s MPS magnetic cylinder sensors used for pallet and magazine centring in palletisers
13.03.2012 - MPS magnetic cylinder sensors from SICK have been installed at a leading filling and packaging solutions company for precise and process-reliable centring of pallets and storage magazines.
IQ40 inductive sensors from SICK sort wooden and plastic pallets
05.03.2012 - Inductive proximity sensors from SICK are being used by a leading Swiss retailer to sort wooden and plastic pallets automatically at their warehouse.
SICK’s incremental encoders and inductive sensors optimise energy yield in solar panels
24.02.2012 - Leading supplier of turnkey photovoltaic systems in Italy, the EAR Group Company relies on incremental encoders and inductive proximity sensors from SICK to optimise energy yield from their solar pane
SICK’s bar code scanners offer combined identification and checking solution for solar producer
23.02.2012 - Bar code scanners from SICK have been installed by a manufacturer of conveyor systems from Taiwan at a solar wafer production plant to enable simultaneous identification and checking of completed wafe
SICK’s Flexi Soft safety controller meets safety challenges of high-powered lasers in electronics production
15.02.2012 - The Flexi Soft safety controller from SICK is being used by a leading US supplier of laser-based manufacturing solutions for safer laser processing.
SICK offers new RFID readers for reliable body identification in the automotive industry
20.01.2012 - A new range of RFID readers from SICK is helping car manufacturers reliably identify vehicles under production, thanks to superior scanning and reading qualities.
SICK’s 3D smart camera used for automatic order picking on Chinese car production line
19.01.2012 - An IVC-3D smart camera from SICK has been employed on a production line at a Chinese car manufacturing plant to assist the robot with efficient order picking at high speed.
SICK develops PLM system solution for flexible use of robots in automotive body assembly
10.01.2012 - A new system solution developed by SICK in collaboration with a system integrator for robot work cells is enabling flexible use of robots in automotive body assembly.
DT50 distance sensors from SICK provide ultimate flexibility of use at Ford in Cologne
09.01.2012 - These SICK distance sensors have proved ideal for a wide variety of uses at Ford, Cologne, including new pick-and place applications.
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