Engineering News | Instrumentation & Control http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/instrumentation Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:45:00 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Increased investment in refrigeration model planned http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-plans-increased-investment-in-refrigeration-outsourcing-model-2018-09-06 Paige Müller Instrumentation & Control Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497967 1537193977 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752570_resized_heatingandcoolingheadofhvacrefrigerationdawiekriel09181022.jpg DAWIE KRIEL Businesses are operating refrigeration systems that are performing poorly and are expensive to maintain 511 287 Smart factories reshaping the face of manufacturing http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smart-factories-connected-manufacturing-reshaping-industry-2018-09-21 Schalk Burger Manufacturing Technology Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498439 1537193980 1537480800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753535_resized_omronsagmvictormarques9181022.jpg VICTOR MARQUES Demands from manufacturers in South Africa indicate a sustained move towards advanced manufacturing and automation 511 287 In situ measurement of hydrogen made possible http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-laser-scanner-sets-new-navigation-standards-2018-09-14-1 Jessica Oosthuizen Instrumentation & Control Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497349 1536922749 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751051_resized_neomonitorslasergas1022.jpg HYDROGEN ANALYSER Neo Monitors has developed a method of measuring hydrogen in situ – the LaserGas II SP H2 511 287 New flowmeter from Instrotech introduced http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-flowmeter-from-instrotech-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496633 1535985410 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749283_resized_instrotechkoboldflowmeter0818jpg10222jpg.jpeg VARIABLE FLOW The Kobold Model VKP flowmeter is able to monitor variable liquid flows 511 287 BMG’s solar inverters used in agricultural irrigation http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmgs-solar-inverters-used-in-agricultural-irrigation-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495876 1535439103 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company invests in quality control equipment and software http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-invests-in-quality-control-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495844 1535439102 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Radar Optiwave aids measurement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radar-optiwave-aids-measurement-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495871 1535439102 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Local company launches new fire-detection range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-launches-new-fire-detection-range-2018-08-17 Melissa Zisengwe Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493845 1534831356 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742899_resized_zyteq07181022.jpg EQUIPPED FACTORY Zyteq’s detection products are manufactured in the company’s own ISO9001-certified factory, in Cape Town 511 287 Local company offers transformer fire-protection solutions http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-company-offers-transformer-fire-protection-solutions-2018-08-24 Melissa Zisengwe Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493947 1535014729 1535061600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000743180_resized_transformerfiresuppression07181022.jpg FIRE-PROTECTION A typical transformer detection medium will be a hydraulic pilot line with fast response sprinkler heads 511 287 Resistance thermometer on offer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/resistance-thermometer-on-offer-2018-08-17 Tasneem Bulbulia Instrumentation & Control Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 494577 1534227767 1534456800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000744689_resized_instrotechthermometre0720181022.jpg MULTI-FACETED TNK resistance thermometers find application in shipbuilding, diesel engines, engine building, mechanical engineering, and power unit construction 511 287 Industry provider to expand African footprint http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/industry-provider-to-expand-african-footprint-2018-08-10 Tasneem Bulbulia Instrumentation & Control Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 493597 1533535814 1533852000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000742927_resized_einstrumentse8500plus0720181022.jpg IT’S A GAS E Instruments provides portable industrial combustion stack gas and emission analysers that can be used to measure stack gases emitted from furnaces, kilns, dryers and ovens 511 287 Emerson releases new thermowell design http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/emerson-releases-new-thermowell-design-2018-07-20 Jessica Oosthuizen Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +0200 491901 1531809818 1532037600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000738592_resized_thermowellemerson07181022.jpg NEW DESIGN Emerson’s new thermowell design reduces dynamic stress, simplifies process calculations and provides more accurate temperature measurements 511 287 Decline in machine tools indicative of manufacturing state http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/decline-in-machine-tools-indicative-of-manufacturing-state-2018-06-08 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487760 1528177097 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000728770_resized_machinetoolsafricaexpomtma06181022.jpg MACHINES ON DISPLAY Machine tools on display at the Machine Tool Africa Expo hosted by MTMA 511 287 Small machines with big capabilities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/small-machines-with-big-capabilities-2018-06-08 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 08 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 487375 1528800017 1528408800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000727914_resized_machinetoolshurobx40i06181022.jpg STABILITY PROVIDING ACCURACY The BX40i meets the needs of any high-speed machining application. 511 287 Backup a key defence for critical infrastructure http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/back-up-a-key-defence-for-critical-infrastructure-2018-06-01 Schalk Burger Cyberdefence Fri, 01 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485922 1527518416 1527804000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724534_resized_veeammeavpgreggpetersen1022.jpg GREGG PETERSEN Bolstering cybersecurity is important as more critical public services become supported by data networks and cloud-hosted assets 511 287 Alternative drive systems for offshore operations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-drive-systems-for-offshore-operations-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486108 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724910_resized_motorsdrivesbonfigliolirig05181022.jpg GROUNDED OFFSHORE Pedestal-mounted lattice boom cranes with an innovative electric drive concept 511 287 New shafts to enhance motor performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-shafts-to-enhance-motors-performance-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486122 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724941_resized_motorsdrivessiemens05181022.jpg COMPLETE PACKAGE The perfectly coordinated system permits optimum closed-loop control of pumps, fans and compressors. 511 287 Entry-level energy management solution launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/entry-level-energy-management-solution-launched-2018-05-25 Schalk Burger ENERGY MANAGEMENT Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486626 1527151026 1527199200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Alaris Holdings to acquire US radio frequency manufacturer http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alaris-holdings-to-acquire-us-radio-frequency-manufacturer-2018-05-21 Marleny Arnoldi M&A Mon, 21 May 2018 16:51:00 +0200 487245 1526914408 1526914260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 Improving water management through deployment of IoT devices http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lpwa-iot-to-facilitate-smart-water-management-reduce-losses-2018-05-18 Schalk Burger Water Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485891 1526307380 1526594400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Edge platform adds industrial strength to software applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/edge-platform-provides-robust-stable-environment-for-industrial-software-applications-2018-05-11 Schalk Burger Industrial Computing Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485301 1525759060 1525989600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 New optimisation solution to improve SAG efficiency http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-optimisation-solution-to-improve-sag-efficiency-energy-consumption-2018-04-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483015 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718072_resized_mineralprocessgrasberggoldcppersagmills052017bloomberg1022.jpg SAG EFFICIENCY The SAGwiseTM can reduce energy consumption and maintenance costs, and improve employee safety in mills 511 287 New pyrometer makes measuring moving objects easier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-pyrometer-makes-measuring-moving-objects-easier-2018-04-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483005 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718061_resized_optrisxi0420181022.jpeg SPOTTED The Optris Xi series is the first pyrometer with an automatic spot finder 511 287 Portable temperature solution for roto-moulders http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-portable-temperature-solution-for-roto-moulders-2018-04-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482897 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000718068_resized_rotosolutionsultratemp0420181022.jpeg PORTABLE MONITOR The TempLogger V 6.6 ULTRA is lightweight enough to be used by different machines and at different plants. 511 287 Three new Novus products improve temperature logging accuracy http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-new-novus-products-improve-temperature-logging-accuracy-2018-04-20 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 483000 1523947433 1524175200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 IoT security spending set to increase in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-security-spending-set-to-increase-in-2018-2018-04-06 Schalk Burger ICT SECURITY Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482105 1522737162 1522965600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Power tool systems’ new line launched in Southern Africa http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-tool-systems-new-line-launched-in-southern-africa-2018-04-06 Victor Moolman Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481620 1522737161 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715178_resized_milwaukeem18fueldiegrindergrinding03171022.jpg APPLICATION Milwaukee has introduced an application that gives tighter control over a set of power tools 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73606_2018-03-23_upat_m_-_hd_web.mp419827685Milwaukee product specialist Werner Koch explains the power tools available from the company. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Milwaukee product specialist Werner Koch explains the power tools available from the company. Camerawork and Editing: Nicholas Boyd. Wadeville microgrid using second-hand car batteries for storage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/Eaton-launches-wadeville-microgrid-using-second-hand-car-batteries-for-storage-2018-03-19 Schalk Burger ELECTRICITY Fri, 30 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 481511 1522048527 1522360800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714859_resized_eatonafricawadevillemicogrid03181022.jpg AERIAL VIEW OF EATON WADEVILLE The microgrid comprises lithium-ion battery storage, the rooftop solar PV system and a stand-by generator, as well as two connections to the Eskm grid 511 287 IoT security spending set to increase in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/iot-security-spending-set-to-increase-in-2018-2018-03-23 Schalk Burger INTERNET OF THINGS Fri, 23 Mar 2018 10:44:00 +0200 482027 1521794930 1521794640 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 New tools include applications, precise control http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tools-include-applications-precise-control-2018-03-20 Creamer Media Reporter Instrumentation & Control Thu, 22 Mar 2018 12:27:00 +0200 481617 1521793760 1521714420 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715649_resized_rer1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/73577_2018-03-23_rer480_cg.mp481893346New tools include applications, precise control New tools include applications, precise control Eaton launches Wadeville microgrid using second-hand car batteries for storage http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eaton-launches-wadeville-microgrid-using-second-hand-car-batteries-for-storage-2018-03-16 Schalk Burger MICROGRID Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:26:00 +0200 481399 1521190601 1521188760 99999999999 Mariaan Webb 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000714637_resized_eatonafricawadevillemicogrid03181022.jpg Eaton Wadeville factory and rooftop solar PV 511 287 Company expands offering through IoT partnership http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-offering-through-iot-partnership-2018-03-01 Paige Müller Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479807 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710874_resized_adroitsqwidnetpartnership02181022.jpg CHETAN GOSHALIA, RESHAAD SHA, DAVE WIBBERLEY, GRANT JOYCE, JOHAN NIEUWENHUIZEN Adroit Technology recognises the Internet of Things as a rapidly growing local market which has resulted in its recent partnership with Internet of Things network provider SqwidNet 511 287 PQ Box 150 meets user-friendly measuring equipment demand http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pq-box-150-meets-increased-demand-for-user-friendly-measuring-equipment-2018-02-27 Paige Müller Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479493 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710534_resized_magnetpqbox150consol02181022.jpg ANALYSIS SOFTWARE The PQ Box 150 analysis software automatically generates reports adhering to IEC 61000-2-2 standard 511 287 Energy management automation products to be exhibited at PEWA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-management-automation-products-to-be-exhibited-at-pewa-2018-03-16 Marleny Arnoldi Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479909 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711150_resized_carlogavazziem270energymetermagnetgrouppewa0320181022.jpg EM270 ENERGY METER Carlo Gavazzi’s quick-fit 3-phase energy analyser with DIN rail or panel mounting capability will be showcased by Magnet Group at Power & Electricity World Africa 511 287 New tech to mitigate production challenges http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-technology-will-help-save-downtime-and-increase-efficiency-2018-03-16 Melissa Zisengwe Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479784 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710812_resized_drydencombustionfoodbev0220181022.jpg ADVANCED FUNCTIONALITY Optiflame manipulates all the relevant parameters in the control system and monitors the result 511 287 PV monitoring solutions cater for increasing solar use http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pv-monitoring-solutions-cater-for-increasing-solar-use-2018-03-01 Marleny Arnoldi Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479916 1521033620 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711139_resized_solarlogpewa0320181022.jpg PLATFORM FOR PURPOSE Solar-Log says PEWA has been the best place for the company to enter into the South African market while learning about PV requirements 511 287 University upgrades electronic engineering laboratory equipment http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/university-upgrades-electronic-engineering-laboratory-equipment-2018-02-28 Paige Müller Instrumentation & Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479585 1521179646 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710552_resized_comtesttektronixtutlab20181022.jpg NEWLY UPGRADED Tshwane University of Technology’s Electrical Engineering Department has recently undertaken a major refurbishment on its laboratory 511 287