Engineering News | Hydraulics http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/hydraulics Tue, 19 Mar 2019 23:00:10 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Hudaco maintains FY18 dividend despite economic headwinds http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hudaco-maintains-fy18-dividend-despite-economic-headwinds-2019-02-01 Marleny Arnoldi ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:46:00 +0200 510397 1549032951 1549032360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778648_resized_cliffordamoilsgrahamdunfordhudaco01191022dylan.jpg Hudaco CFO Clifford Amoils and Hudaco CE Graham Dunford 511 287 Shut-off valves suitable for gas and oil fuel lines http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-quick-shut-off-valves-suitable-for-gas-and-oil-fuel-lines-2019-01-25 Thabi Madiba Hydraulics Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508133 1548081094 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Engineering firm changes name http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-firm-changes-name-2019-01-18 Halima Frost Hydraulics Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506715 1548333711 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770626_resized_instrumentationsmccontroller01191022.jpg SO CONTROLLING SMC ZA motor control devices are distributed globally 511 287 Service kit ensures operational uptime http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/service-kit-ensures-operational-uptime-2018-11-15 Paige Müller Hydraulics Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504764 1543237341 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766463_resized_filtersmininginsunsetmode11181022.jpg INDUSTRY SLOW-DOWN The mining and construction industries are under significant pressure 511 287 Local market forces filtration providers into Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-market-forces-filtration-providers-into-africa-2018-11-15 Paige Müller Hydraulics Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504778 1543237341 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766488_resized_filterswatertreatmentsolutioninstilation11181022.jpg UPTICK EXPECTED The water treatment and filtration industry expects a major drive towards zero liquid discharge plants and effluent recycling plants, which it predicts will bolster the industry’s 2019 project pipeline 511 287 Fluid maintenance neglect proves costly http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fluid-maintenance-neglect-proves-costly-2018-11-15 Paige Müller Hydraulics Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504762 1543237341 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766442_resized_businessinkwazulunatalbmgprovided1022.jpg PORTABLE FLUID PURIFICATION The Parker Sentinel portable fluid purification systems are incorporated into planned maintenance programmes to protect hydraulic systems and increase productivity by eliminating moisture in oil 511 287 New soluble varnish removal range available in Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-soluble-varnish-removal-range-available-in-africa-2018-11-15 Paige Müller Hydraulics Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504767 1543237341 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766469_resized_filtershftsolublevarnishremoval11181022.jpg HY-PRO SOLUBLE VARNISH REMOVAL SYSTEM The Soluble Varnish Removal system attacks the source of the varnish problem on a molecular level, removing the oxidation by-products that form varnish deposits 511 287 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