Engineering News | Instrumentation & Control http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/instrumentation Sat, 16 Dec 2017 09:22:46 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Mobile lab for polymer powders launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mobile-compact-laboratory-to-enhance-service-to-construction-industry-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 473363 1512994088 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696911_resized_wackermylabcopyfotor.jpg MYLAB LAUNCH Wacker’s MyLab officially opened at its new South African home at IMCD 511 287 Balancing rules, safety and certification will be key to drone industry success http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/although-sa-drone-laws-best-in-world-market-potential-stunted-by-slow-certification-2017-12-15 Dylan Slater Unmanned Aviation Fri, 15 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 472933 1513069877 1513288800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697863_resized_sunrise.jpg 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Local company popularises electrical heat tracing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-popularises-electrical-heat-tracing-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471081 1511853904 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692150_resized_vanhoolcontainerelthermeht1022.jpg EFFICIENT HEATING Eltherm’s EHT system makes controlled, efficient and constant heating solutions for tanktainers and road tankers 511 287 Company embraces industry trends and challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cutting-solutions-manufacturer-and-distributor-embraces-industry-trends-and-challenges-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470710 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691176_resized_bystronicprecision2017firstcut1022.jpg TIMED INVESTMENT The Bystronic laser, a significant capital investment, is one that is best done at the downturn of the industry, or just after the upturn 511 287 Steel company’s optimism fuels technology investment appetite http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/steel-companys-optimism-fuels-technology-investment-appetite-2017-11-24 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 470288 1511247632 1511474400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000691204_resized_steeltubesbloomberg20071022.jpg TUBULAR INNOVATION The LT20 creates new possibilities and innovation for architects and structural designers 511 287 Student competition fosters innovative energy solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/student-competition-fosters-innovative-energy-solutions-2017-11-10 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 10 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 469236 1510037532 1510264800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000688129_resized_shellecomarathon20161022.jpg ECO-MARATHON Fostering an energy efficient-conscious mind-set among students is the first step towards embracing energy efficiency 511 287 Storage automation in warehousing globally trending http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/storage-automation-in-warehousing-globally-trending-2017-11-03 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 03 Nov 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468167 1509430617 1509660000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686396_resized_acrowshelving1022.jpg CUSTOMER INFLUENCE Acrow’s mobile racking storage solution came about as customers required increased automation in their warehousing and storage facilities 511 287 Company mitigates refinery industry challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-mitigates-refinery-industry-challenges-2017-10-27 Marleny Arnoldi Instrumentation & Control Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467647 1508762237 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684526_resized_rtsafricaengineeringjune2017hyoptima2700seriessynfuelssasol1022.jpg MEASURING HYDROGEN The Hy-Optima 2700 series hydrogen analysers uses a solid-state, non-consumable sensor that is configured to operate in process gas streams 511 287 Monitoring system assists with continuous safety and product quality http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/process-and-proximity-monitoring-system-assists-with-continuous-safety-and-product-quality-2017-10-27 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467557 1508762237 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684687_resized_lms511proobjectdetectionsystem102017sickautomation1022.jpg OBJECT DETECTION The LMS511 Pro object detection system will detect any objects or humans in the reclaimer path 511 287 Manufacturing sector bore brunt of industrial cyberattacks in first half of 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-sector-bore-brunt-of-industrial-cyberattacks-in-first-half-of-2017-2017-10-27 Schalk Burger Industrial cybersecurity Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 468144 1508762238 1509055200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 MEA manufacturing sector second-most vulnerable to cyberattacks http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mea-manufacturing-sector-second-most-vulnerable-to-cyberattacks-2017-10-20 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Fri, 20 Oct 2017 12:37:00 +0200 468459 1508496528 1508495820 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000686454_resized_didatasecuritysolutionsmeaexecdirectorseanduffy10171022.jpg Dimension Data Security Solutions MEA executive Sean Duffy 511 287 New sponsor for packaging event http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smc-pneumatics-official-sponsor-of-propak-cape-2017-2017-10-20 Victor Moolman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466764 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Product range to expand to construction industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/product-range-to-expand-to-construction-industry-2017-10-13 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 13 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466124 1507616813 1507845600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000681015_resized_ridgidutilitylocatinginstrument092017actum1022.jpg BUILDING ON THE PAST The SR-24 utility line locating instrument builds on the SR-20 feature set, adding a global positioning system and wireless communication 511 287 Company upgrades Verderflex Vantage 5000 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/verderflex-vantage-5-000-upgrade-2017-09-22 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Integrated heat pumps provide cost-effective energy efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-heat-pumps-provide-cost-effective-energy-efficiency-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465300 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000679262_resized_hydratherproductrange20171022.jpg BIG PLANS HydraTherm has upcoming ranges of energy efficient water heating solutions in the gas and solar water sectors for 2018 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 Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465682 1506954327 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 Predictive maintenance made portable http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/predictive-maintenance-made-portable-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465387 1506954326 1507240800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Pumps investment solidifies Mozambique sugar industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pumps-investment-solidifies-mozambique-sugar-industry-2017-10-06 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465638 1506954327 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 Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 465686 1506954327 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 Geospatial products distributor launches world’s smallest image laser scanner locally http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/geospatial-products-distributor-launches-worlds-smallest-image-laser-scanner-locally-2017-10-06 Mia Breytenbach INSTRUMENTATION & CONTROL Fri, 06 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464918 1506954328 1507240800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000678624_resized_geomaticsacielgeomaticsleicablk360scannertablet0920171022.jpg EASE OF USE The integration of the Leica BLK360 laser image scanner and Autodesk software streamlines the reality capture process 511 287 Manufacturing sector bore brunt of industrial cyberattacks in first half of 2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-sector-bore-brunt-of-industrial-cyberattacks-in-first-half-of-2017-2017-10-04 Schalk Burger INDUSTRIAL CYBERSECURITY Wed, 04 Oct 2017 16:54:00 +0200 466767 1507129975 1507128840 99999999999 Natasha Odendaal 0 0 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. Manufacturer looks to strengthen position in HVAC sector http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-looks-to-strengthen-position-in-hvac-sector-2017-09-22 Nadine James Instrumentation & Control Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464005 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000676971_resized_ltpbecohvacunitseweurodrive02171022.jpg ENHANCED CLIMATE CONTROL The improved functionality of the LTP-B Eco HVAC drive enures that managers can run a fan when needed, representing a major advantage in terms of energy-saving 511 287 Upgraded zero-tolerance device ensures safety across industries http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/upgraded-zero-tolerance-device-ensures-safety-across-industries-2017-09-22 Marleny Arnoldi Instrumentation & Control Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463679 1505744422 1506031200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675889_resized_alcosafebreathalyserhealthsafety20171022.jpg ACCESS DENIED Depending on the alcohol test result, Alco-Safe’s wireless transmitter technology determines whether employees or visitors are allowed access on site 511 287 New partnership to raise awareness of industrial cybersecurity threats http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/siemens-and-isa-partnership-to-highlight-industrial-cybersecurity-threats-2017-09-22 Schalk Burger Cybersecurity Fri, 22 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 464558 1505744423 1506031200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Laser cuts time and costs for welders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/laser-cuts-time-and-costs-for-welders-2017-09-15 Nica Schreuder Instrumentation & Control Fri, 15 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 463237 1505199165 1505426400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 SICK Automation moves offices in long-term commitment signal http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sick-automation-moves-offices-in-long-term-commitment-signal-2017-09-12 Schalk Burger AUTOMATION Tue, 12 Sep 2017 12:37:00 +0200 464451 1505212952 1505212620 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Zest WEG Group achieves Level 2 BBBEE status http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/zest-weg-group-achieves-level-2-bbbee-status-2017-09-01 Mia Breytenbach MOTORS AND CONTROLS Fri, 01 Sep 2017 11:15:00 +0200 463500 1510755057 1504257300 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000675511_resized_zesttransformationpic050820171022.jpg PROACTIVE VALUE ADDITION Ongoing training and technology transfer is a focus at Zest WEG Group 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/70766_2017-08-25_meiring_-_hd_web.mp442568958Zest WEG Group CEO Louis Meiring discusses the group’s new empowerment initiative. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Zest WEG Group CEO Louis Meiring discusses the group’s new empowerment initiative. Video and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Advanced lighting technology boasts significant improvements http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-lighting-technology-boasts-significant-improvements-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461921 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671909_resized_magnetcenturionmallparkade082017magnetenergy1022.jpg TRADITIONALLY COMPLEX Lighting solutions for parkades are complex projects, as most of the installation work needs to be done outside of normal business hours 511 287 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Level measurement probe an alternative to traditional systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/level-measurement-probe-an-alternative-to-traditional-systems-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462063 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672295_resized_ltm2levelprobe082017booysendalplatinummineinstekcontrol1022.jpg PRODUCT APPLICATION Level Transmitter Mining-2 probes are typically installed in flotation banks, tanks, individual flotation cells or in columns and sumps 511 287 Load banks allow for variable power factor loading http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/load-banks-allow-for-variable-power-factor-loading-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461900 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671862_resized_vertenergyascofromentloadbank082017vertenergy1022.jpg FROMENT LOAD BANK Asco Froment load banks offer efficient power test solutions and also reduce the harmful effects of ‘wet stacking’ 511 287 Manufacturer to improve efficiency through software and sensors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-to-improve-operation-efficiency-through-software-and-sensors-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461918 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671902_resized_dmu210p1022.jpg DMU210P The DMU210P is available with up to 5-axis and is valued at about €1.2-million 511 287 Range of radar level transmitters extended http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/range-of-radar-level-transmitters-extended-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461906 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671925_resized_radarlevelmeasurement082017krohne1022.jpg RADAR LEVEL MEASUREMENT Each device has a particular target area of application 511 287