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The completed AGV follows a track made of adhesive magnetic tape which is stuck to the floor.
07/05/14 - ROBOTEQ has a new application note and a demonstration video which shows how to build an Automated Guided Vehicle (AGV) using just two components.
Supplier news
06/05/14 - Risk assessment is one of the easiest ways for companies to check if their machinery complies.
Companies who assume machinery purchased overseas complies with Australian safety standards could be making a dangerous mistake.
Supplier news
05/05/14 - Risk assessment is one of the easiest ways for companies to check if their machinery complies.
Feed manufacturer reaps rewards of totally integrated automation
Supplier news
12/03/14 - After modernising its manufacturing plant, an animal feed manufacturer has achieved a 7% increase in production while reducing energy consumption by 2%.
Jake’s Swirlesque glove in action. (Image: Jake Coppinger)
30/01/14 - From a glove which controls computers to bikes made from bamboo, the finalists in this year's Awards cover a diverse range of engineering innovations.
A revolution revolt? The next stage of mining automation
30/01/14 - Automation is an inescapable part of mining's future, but what role will it really play?
The item (split into its component sections and pictured above) would cost about US$26 to make with the MarkOne 3D printer.
29/01/14 - The printer will help bring carbon fibre to more engineers and others curious about the ultra-strong, lightweight composite.
Bike helmet 3D printed on the Objet500 Connex3 Colour Multi-material 3D Printer in one print job using VeroCyan, VeroMagenta, and VeroYellow (Photo: Stratasys Ltd.)
28/01/14 - The Objet500 Connex3 combines droplets of three base materials to produce parts with virtually unlimited combinations of materials.
SolidWorks World 2014 update: Mechanical Conceptual will reduce CAD overhead
28/01/14 - The second day of the SolidWorks World 2014 conference has seen the host confirm a release date for its new Mechanical Conceptual product.
The new Ford F-150 breaks through a wall during the 2014 NAIAS press conference.
Supplier news
16/01/14 - Historically the automotive industry has been a trendsetter for manufacturing as a whole and today is no different, says Siemens President.
Two US students reinvent humble cardboard box [video]
10/01/14 - Two undergrad students from the United States have reinvented the humble cardboard box.
How to become a mining supplier
11/12/13 - Tightening market conditions means Australia’s burgeoning equipment, services and supplier sector is having to up the ante to secure mining contracts.

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