Omron’s new 1S AC Servo is developed to give machine designers complete control and management from a single environment based on state-of-the-art servo technology. With increasing demands for high quality production, the Omron 1S AC Servo System meets machine requirements, offering optimised set-up and installation while enhancing machine design and productivity. Available worldwide and complying with global safety standards, it offers both networked and hardwired safe torque off (STO) built-in to deliver efficient operation.
Omron’s S8VK-S power supply series is one of the world’s smallest class of power supplies and the perfect fit for small control panels. The compact body size enables side-by-side mounting which enhances design flexibility and reduces installation area by 30 percent compared to previous models.
Despite the shutdown of the automobile industry in Australia after almost a century of car making, manufacturing is alive and well, says an industry expert.
Mr Harry Mulder, the Marketing Manager for Omron Electronics, says Australian manufacturing has been going through a significant restructure in recent years.
More manufacturers are now embracing automation and new technologies to increase productivity and improve profitability.
At a special presentation at Macquarie University in Sydney last week, Mr Mulder said manufacturing in Australia still employs nearly one million people – about 7% of the total workforce.
With today’s increased consumer demand, the manufacturing market has become more competitive than ever in trying to produce safer and more efficient products. Defective parts will be rejected by the end customer, so performing robust inspection becomes a must. Identifying process defects within plastic parts can be very challenging, and can only be achieved through deploying high-speed, precise machine vision systems.
Omron’s ZX1 and ZX2 are highly stable, easy and affordable range of compact laser displacement sensors. Providing best-in-class speed and accuracy, and response times of only 60 μs and a measuring cycle of 30 μs. They are able to accurately measure any color or surface conditions including dark matte or shiny surfaces which were previously challenging to detect. Thus reducing stoppages in your manufacturing plant in case of surface changes. This optimized productivity is due to advanced HSDR (High Speed Dynamic Range) CMOS camera chip and the step-less laser power adjustment algorithm for stable measurement.
Manufacturing is undergoing a digital transformation, with new technology now driving business growth. Digitisation – through smart technology and connected devices – is increasing productivity, efficiency and accuracy in the manufacturing sector.
And this digital evolution has the potential to disrupt every part of the business enterprise. The Digital Age has brought with it a new way of thinking about manufacturing and operations. Consumer expectations and the advent of connected devices and platforms are driving the push toward industry digitisation.
Rising labour costs together with increasing logistics and energy costs mean manufacturers must become more efficient to survive.
With today’s increased consumer demand, the manufacturing market has become more competitive than ever in trying to produce safer and more efficient products. Defective parts will be rejected by the end customer, so performing robust inspection becomes a must. Identifying process defects within plastic part inspection can be very challenging, and can only be achieved through deploying high-speed, precise machine-vision systems.
Omron’s range of fiber laser marker (MX-Z) is ideal for deep or shallow engraving for metals and fine mark processing for plastics. With durable IP65 certification, the laser head has a double glass cover for stable operation even in dusty and wet environments. MX-Z further meets international standards and regulation with two built-in safety relay circuit to meet with ISO 13849-1 (JIS-B9705-1) criteria.