Engineering News | Hydraulics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/hydraulics Mon, 19 Nov 2018 07:10:17 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Modernisation presents opportunities in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modernisation-presents-opportunities-in-industry-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502681 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763350_resized_vikingvalveparkerhannifin11181022.jpg GROWTH OPPORTUNITY Parker Hannifin Sales Company South Africa has identified the integration of electronics into its range of hydraulic and pneumatic valve products as a growth opportunity 511 287 BMG supplies range of hydraulic and pneumatic seals http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-supplies-extensive-range-of-hydraulic-and-pneumatic-seals-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500755 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758244_resized_hallitetype50610181022.jpg HALLITE TYPE 506 These bearing strips are used extensively on hydraulic cylinder rod and piston applications and can withstand extreme side loads, preventing metal to metal contact 511 287 Containerised workshop facilitates hydraulic services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/containerised-workshop-facilitates-hydraulic-services-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500753 1539671137 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758240_resized_hyteccontainerisedworkshop10181022.jpg CONTAINERISED HOSE WORKSHOP Hytec Services Africa has launched its mine site based containerised hose workshops to provide a comprehensive onsite hose and fittings service to its mining clients across Africa 511 287 Hyflo enables efficient manufacture of hose assemblies http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyflo-enables-efficient-manufacture-of-hose-assemblies-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500752 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758236_resized_hyfloparkerkarrykrimp10181022.jpg CRIMPING MACHINE Karrykrimp 2 models are portable or bench mount crimpers 511 287 Hytec Group companies reduce OEM’s energy costs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hytec-group-companies-reduce-oems-energy-costs-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500757 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758252_resized_sytronix10181022.jpg MONITORING PRESSURE The Sytronix variable speed pump drive monitors the hydraulic pressure and adjusts the motor running speed so only the required pressure at any given time is delivered 511 287 Uncertainty causing slowdown in hydraulics industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uncertainty-causing-slowdown-in-hydraulics-industry-2018-10-04 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500749 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758233_resized_hydraulics10181022.jpg INDUSTRY SLOWDOWN Most of the company’s work comes from repairs and replacement of existing components as clients are trying to keep their costs down 511 287 CR range increases pumping efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cr-range-increases-pumping-efficiency-2018-10-05 Thabi Madiba Hydraulics Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499187 1538465643 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755238_resized_pumpsgrundfospumpcrrangedylan190920181022.jpg LIMITLESS The Grundfos CR in-line booster pumps range comes with multipump solutions 511 287 Distribution partnership expands pumps supply to Mpumalanga http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distribution-partnership-expands-pumps-supply-to-mpumalanga-2018-10-05 Thabi Madiba Hydraulics Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499376 1538465644 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755730_resized_pumpsverdersouthafricaverderflex210920181022.jpg MASSIVE The world's largest hose pump provides solution for pumping liquids and dosing chemicals 511 287 New impeller boosts quality of suction http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-impeller-boosts-quality-of-suction-2018-10-05 Thabi Madiba Hydraulics Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499378 1538465644 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755787_resized_pumpsksbimpeller210920181022.jpg EFFICIENT PUMPS The newly designed KSB impeller delivers improved features for centrifugal high-pressure pumps 511 287 Pumps offer safe bolting solutions to industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/torque-wrench-pumps-offer-safe-bolting-solutions-to-industries-2018-10-05 Thabi Madiba Hydraulics Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499324 1538465644 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755575_resized_pumpshiforcetwhnprofilehydraulicandtpa200920181022.jpg RAPID SPEED The TWH-N low-profile hydraulic torque wrench being operated by the TPA air-driven torque pump 511 287 New Hydrotechnik range for BMG http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-hydrotechnik-range-for-bmg-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Hydraulics Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495857 1535439102 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747496_resized_bmghydrotechnik31181022.jpg RANGE DISTRIBUTED BMG supports the Hypertechnik range with a technical advisory, back-up and repair service throughout Southern Africa 511 287 BMG extends Eaton Winner range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-extends-eaton-winner-range-2018-06-29 Melissa Zisengwe Hydraulics Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489793 1529997547 1530223200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733469_resized_hosefittingsapplication11022.jpg PERFECT FIT These fittings are designed for high-pressure hydraulic systems 511 287 Hydraulics industry on the rise http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-industry-on-the-rise-2018-04-17 Paige Müller Hydraulics Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484160 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720525_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticssafpa21022.jpg A BRIGHTER FUTURE The hydraulics industry will enjoy a boom for five to ten years 511 287 Manufacturer continues to grow in power tools market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-continues-to-grow-in-power-tools-market-2018-04-06 Victor Moolman Hydraulics Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482023 1522737161 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715955_resized_boschtools210220615duane.jpg POWER TOOLS The market has shown continual growth internationally 511 287 Need for crane depends on bridge design and location http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-cranes-depends-on-bridge-design-and-location-2018-04-06 Simone Liedtke Hydraulics Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475365 1522828949 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700977_resized_ltm175091hydraulicmobilecrane112017concordcranes1022.jpg SHOWCASING CRANE CAPABILITIES The Mthatha River bridge project served as the maiden project for the heavy-lift capabilities of the 750 t hydraulic crane 511 287 Hydraulic innovations to be showcased at expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-innovations-to-be-showcased-at-expo-2018-03-02 Melissa Zisengwe Hydraulics Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478511 1519654878 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708054_resized_hytecbaumaconexpoafrica1022.jpg MOBILE INNOVATION Hytec will showcase its range of hydraulic technologies and components 511 287 ‘World-class’ machine to debut at expo http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-class-machine-to-debut-at-bauma-2018-03-02 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478584 1519654878 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708243_resized_baumaconexpopanmixerssaultravibemaintenancefreevibrationboxes0220181022.jpg BUILDING BLOCKS The Ultra 3000 is comprised of a number of different components – combining the latest technologies from around the world 511 287 New hydraulic hose launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-hydraulic-hose-launched-2018-01-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473286 1516094782 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696752_resized_hoseparkerhannifin1000psihydraulichose1120171022.jpg NEW PRODUCT Parker Hannifin’s GlobalCore 187 High Performance Hydraulic Hose is made to meet the needs of evolving higher pressure hydraulic systems 511 287 Engineer to unveil new industry technology http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineer-to-unveil-new-industry-technology-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471336 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692673_resized_haskelindexhdrive1022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY Haskel engineers will explain solutions to mitigate hydrogen embrittlement in pressure vessels at the annual Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Energy Summit in 2018 511 287 Manufacturer expands international reach http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-expands-international-reach-2017-10-27 Robyn Wilkinson Hydraulics Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467490 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684148_resized_wekabastainlesssteelproducts1020171022.jpg STRONG BASE Wekaba is a top manufacturer in South Africa of one-piece 90° and 45° stainless steel fittings, producing hose fittings and collars for industrial markets 511 287 Hydraulics scope for vessel project completed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/full-scope-of-hydraulics-provided-for-monumental-sea-vessel-project-2017-10-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466620 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682183_resized_hydraulicspneumaticshytec4521mvssnujomasm0920171022.jpg SHIPPING IT Hytec was responsible for all hydraulics pertaining to the mv SS Nujoma’s heave compensation system, launch and recovery system and the world-first advanced sub-sea sampling system called Seabed Tool 511 287 Hydraulics company expands Middle Eastern presence http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulics-company-expands-middle-eastern-presence-2017-10-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466760 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682513_resized_hydraulicspneumaticsdubaibynight1020171022.jpg DESERT JEWEL Hi-Force’s growth in the United Arab Emirates and Middle East region has been unprecedented for a specialist high pressure hydraulic tools manufacturer 511 287 Integrated facility augments hydraulics and pneumatics services http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-facility-augments-hydraulics-and-pneumatics-services-2017-10-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466920 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682974_resized_hydraulicspneumaticsbmgbmgworldsideview1020171022.jpg UPGRADED FACILITY BMG officially opened its BMG World distribution and engineering facility, in Droste Park, Johannesburg, on September 14 and 15 511 287 Thermoplastic press supplied for aerospace industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermoplastic-press-supplied-for-aerospace-industry-2017-10-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466625 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000682188_resized_hydraulicspneumaticshytec45750920171022.jpg HOT OFF THE PRESS The Hytec-supplied 400 t thermoplastic press is used in deep-moulding composite materials for components in the aerospace industry 511 287 Groundwater a viable water saving initiative http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/firms-initiative-to-make-groundwater-a-viable-resource-2017-10-13 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466218 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681236_resized_markschapersjgafrika31022.jpg MARK SCHAPERS JG Afrika’s systematic approach is transferred to all activities involved in completing groundwater projects 511 287 Company upgrades Verderflex Vantage 5000 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/verderflex-vantage-5-000-upgrade-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465695 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680132_resized_verderflexvantage5000verderpumpsmedicalpharmaceuticalengineering20171022.jpg MODBUS UPGRADE The Verderflex Vantage 5 000 peristaltic pump has recently improved, integrating a Modbus RTU that allows for increased communication and control 511 287 Innovative system helps control wastewater pumping http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovative-variable-speed-system-helps-control-wastewater-pumping-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465429 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679434_resized_agritech2017zambia1022.jpg INDUSTRY PLATFORM The annual Agritech Expo in Zambia is an opportunity for industry stakeholders and consumers to communicate and find solutions 511 287 Routine mechanical maintenance emphasised as preventive measure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/routine-mechanical-maintenance-emphasised-as-preventive-measure-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465377 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680064_resized_multistagepumpsspppumps1022.jpg QUALITY IN CONFORMING SPP Pumps conforms to various UK and European standards to ensure quality and longevity in their pumps products 511 287 Water solutions company active at World Water Week http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/water-solutions-company-active-at-world-water-week-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465730 1506954327 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680331_resized_worldwaterweek20171022.jpg FULL HOUSE Visitors from around the world attended World Water Week 2017 511 287 Manufacturer innovates to address lack of water and sanitation challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-innovates-to-address-lack-of-water-and-sanitation-challenges-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465453 1511256947 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680002_resized_sulzerpumps1022.jpg TESTING STANDARDS Results of computational fluid dynamics and finite element analysis are validated through prototype and model testing at Sulzer 511 287 Lifting stations ensure efficient wastewater disposal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lifting-stations-ensure-efficient-wastewater-disposal-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465682 1517229446 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680093_resized_aqualiftfbasic1022.jpg AQUALIFT F BASIC The lifting station has been deemed the new standard and economic solution for wastewater disposal 511 287 Pumps investment solidifies Mozambique sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-investment-solidifies-mozambique-sugar-industry-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465638 1517229512 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679924_resized_1200nbbrehnorornelfloodlifterpump1022.jpg FLOOD MITIGATION The 1 200 nominal bore (NB) Brehnor Ornel Floodlifter pump on the right, with a smaller 600 NB pump on the left 511 287 Supplier extends pumps offering http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-extends-pumps-offering-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465686 1517230730 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000680125_resized_flowaccomodationatlascopco1022.jpg FLOW ACCOMMODATION Atlas Copco’s high-flow models are capable of handling flow rates of up to 1 400 m3/h 511 287 BMG invests R400m in Joburg distribution centre http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-providers-r400m-world-site-facility-to-enhance-service-capability-2017-09-29 Mia Breytenbach Distribution Centre Fri, 29 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464912 1506948130 1506636000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678606_resized_bmgworldsite0920171022.jpg WORLD-CLASS FACILITY BMG’s R400-million investment to upgrade its existing Droste Park facilities into a leading-edge distribution centre, centralises functional and support operations 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71022_2017-09-15_bmg_-_hd_web.mp413548174BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. BMG launches R400m World site facility in Gauteng http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-launches-r400m-world-site-facility-in-gauteng-2017-09-15 Mia Breytenbach MANUFACTURING/ENGINEERING Fri, 15 Sep 2017 14:22:00 +0200 464899 1506948141 1505478120 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678545_resized_bmgworldsite0920171022.jpg BMG World site, Johannesburg, Gauteng 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/71266_2017-09-15_bmg.mp411126661BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. BMG MD Gavin Pelser discusses the upgraded BMG World site facility in Johannesburg. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Extended component and solutions range ensures management and control http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/extended-component-and-solutions-range-ensure-management-and-control-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Hydraulics Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461819 1503989762 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671663_resized_bmgsafetyswitches082017bearingmangroupbmg1022.jpg DISTRIBUTION VALUE The new distribution agreement is valued at R6-million in the first year 511 287 BMG to distribute Eaton’s conveyor solutions across sub-Saharan Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eaton-partners-with-bmg-to-extend-product-range-2017-08-11 Mia Breytenbach MATERIALS HANDLING Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 +0200 460054 1502445018 1502402400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000667459_resized_eatonbmgripswitch0720171022.jpg TERMS OF AGREEMENT BMG will distribute Eaton’s conveyor safety switches with all corresponding accessories to provide complete conveyor solutions 511 287