Visitors to National Manufacturing Week will have the chance to get up close and personal with the manufacturing industry’s latest machines and technologies, as part of the event’s live demonstration program. Running over four days (9 – 12 May, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre), the NMW showcase is the perfect place to see how the products work and learn about their features.   

The 2017 NMW Live Demonstration Program includes:

Bio-Circle (Revolution Materials), Stand 1626, Tuesday 9 May, 10.45am – 11.30am

Learn more about pressure cleaning and see first-hand the Bio-Circle bioremedial parts washer. 

CRC Industries Australia, Stand 2216, Wednesday 10 May, 10.45am – 11.30am

This session will feature their Smart Washer Bio Remediating Parts Washing System, which meets the highest standards of performance and safety.

Universal Robots, Stand 2526, Wednesday 10 May, 12.00pm – 12.45pm

Witness the family of UR3, UR5 and UR10 robot arms, user-friendly industrial robots safely putting automation back to the hands of operators.

Supagas Pty Ltd, Stand 1940, Wednesday 10 May, 3.00pm – 3.45pm

Supagas offers a large range of industrial, specialty, medical, hospitality and domestic gases and associated hard goods. This demo will showcase welding and cutting techniques with their latest machinery.

BOC Limited, Stand 1740, Thursday 11 May 2017, 1:45pm - 2:30 pm

This demo will demonstrate the effect that shielding gases have on welding arcs with the Kawasaki welding robot.  

AutoFast Australia Pty Ltd, Stand 1810, Thursday 11 May, 3.00pm – 3.45pm

See the AutoFast Riveting System, a fusion of worldwide-patented breakthrough technology and innovation. With its auto-feeding capability, waste collection and almost unlimited number of rivets on taps, the AutoFast Riveting System is the industry record-holder for the fastest rivet application.

Robot Tournament, Friday 12 May 2017, 9.30am – 3.30pm

Spend the day in the world of competitive robotics, watching students from around Victoria battle it out with robots they have built and designed as part of the DATTA Victoria pre-season. Teams will play eight qualifying matches over the course of three hours, seeing robots run for 15 seconds autonomously before they are manually controlled.

For more information about National Manufacturing Week, or to register for the 2017 event, please visit


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