Engineering News | Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/motors-drives-and-mechanical-power-transmission Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:18:12 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Acquisition of German company confirmed http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisition-of-german-company-confirmed-2019-01-10 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508266 1548081095 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773951_resized_office01191022.jpg BONFIGLIOLI AS GLOBAL LEADER The company's goal is to continue expanding into heavy construction, mining machinery, marine, port and airport equipment markets 511 287 Company focused on agriculture http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focused-on-agriculture-2019-01-10 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508246 1548081095 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773904_resized_agrismartsolutionnampo05181022.jpg AGRI-SMART SOLUTION The joint venture will bring the most essential spare products closer to farmers, in order to satisfy their maintenance needs for bearings and agricultural products 511 287 Expanded products portfolio leads to new opportunities http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expanded-products-portfolio-leads-to-new-opportunities-2019-01-08 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507929 1548081094 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773190_resized_bearingsproductgroup1120181022.jpg FENNER PRODUCT GROUP 2018 The extended scope has put BMG in a position to deal with conveyors clients 511 287 Motor Scan beneficial for various sectors http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motor-scan-beneficial-for-various-sectors-2018-12-06 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506793 1548081094 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771046_resized_electricmotor1220181022.jpg WEG MOTOR SCAN The sensor measures the vibration, temperature and operational hours of electric motors to detect irregularities 511 287 Acquisitions allow for access to tech, developments in industry http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisitions-allow-for-access-to-new-technology-developments-in-motor-industry-2018-05-25 Shannon de Ryhove Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485898 1526912746 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724499_resized_motorscan1022.jpg Zest WEG Group will launch the Motor Scan at Electra Mining in September 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 Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission 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 Company offers technical advisory for clients http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-technical-advisory-for-clients-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486137 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724956_resized_motorsdrivesbmgassembly05181022.jpg CRITICAL FACTOR Budget chains help reduce costs for procurement managers 511 287 New drive generation ensures energy savings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-drive-generation-ensures-energy-savings-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486154 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724960_resized_motorsdrivesabb05181022.jpg SPACE & ENERGY SAVING Compact package optimises costs and saves space 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 Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission 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 Commissioning under way following VSD supply http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supply-first-for-south-african-drive-giant-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486102 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724890_resized_motorsdrivessew05181022.jpg DRIVING THE MINE This variable speed drive was one of the biggest ever supplied by SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa 511 287 Growing global trend for small, compact and cost-saving VSDs http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-global-trend-for-small-compact-and-cost-saving-vsds-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473712 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697821_resized_movigearintegrateddriveunit122017seweurodrive1022.jpg MOVIGEAR MECHATRONIC DRIVE UNIT The units are able to reduce installation and start-up efforts and costs 511 287 High-performance chain offers enhanced strength and reliability http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-performance-chain-offers-enhanced-strength-and-reliability-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474825 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Increasing energy cost prompts need for drive systems http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increasing-energy-cost-prompts-need-for-drive-systems-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474462 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699389_resized_u1000matrixdrive122017varispeed1022.jpg U1000 MATRIX DRIVE The U1000 matrix drive does not require any additional filtering to achieve low harmonics 511 287 Misaligned pulleys affect belt efficiency and life span http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/misaligned-pulleys-affect-belt-efficiency-and-life-span-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473216 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697320_resized_fennerdrivealignmentlaser112017bmg1022.jpg FENNER DRIVE ALIGNMENT LASER The Fenner Drive Alignment Laser is designed for accurate pulley and sprocket alignment 511 287 Motor solutions ensure simpler, more compatible installations http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motor-solutions-ensure-simpler-more-compatible-installations-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473789 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697983_resized_easypacttvs122017magnetschneider1022.jpg EASYPACT TVS The EasyPact TVS range encompasses nine sizes of contactors that cover a broad range of current ratings 511 287 Multifunction vibration meter redefines vibration screening http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multifunction-vibration-meter-redefines-vibration-screening-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474901 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 VFD adoption triggers need for bearing protection rings http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reliable-mitigation-of-shaft-voltages-lead-to-increase-in-bearing-protection-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474000 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Range of power transmissions showcased at fair http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/range-of-power-transmissions-showcased-at-show-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452128 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New torque limiter sizes added to developer’s range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-torque-limiter-sizes-added-to-developers-range-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452134 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Solutions specialist expands product range http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-specialist-expands-product-range-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449135 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641148_resized_altivaratv320variablespeeddrives032017magnetschneiderelectricaljpg1022.jpg ALTIVAR ATV320 This system has been developed to optimise design and engineering costs 511 287 Three new paramotors available for South African market http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-new-paramotors-available-for-s-african-market-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452228 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648821_resized_motorsdriveshuntex2017parajetvictor290420171022.jpg PARAMOTORS The paramotors using a running start are limited to one person 511 287 Quad bikes and side-by-side vehicles used for rough terrains http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quad-bikes-and-side-by-side-vehicles-used-for-rough-terrains-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452224 1495525950 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648879_resized_20170404smithpower1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68933_2017-04-04_smithpower_-_lio-hd_web.mp410735446Smith Power Equipment Polaris and Linhai product range national sales manager Mark Chittenden explains the advantages and uses of the small off-road vehicles. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva Smith Power Equipment Polaris and Linhai product range national sales manager Mark Chittenden explains the advantages and uses of the small off-road vehicles. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva Uniquely designed industrial gear units supplied to Kazakhstan gold mine http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uniquely-designed-industrial-gear-units-supplied-to-kazakhstan-gold-mine-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452193 1495715545 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648892_resized_20170404seweurodrive1022.jpg 511 287 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/attachments/68934_2017-04-04_seweurodrive_-_lio-hd_web.mp416398077SEW-Eurodrive South Africa projects head Rudi Swanepoel explains the challenges and designs required for the units. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva SEW-Eurodrive South Africa projects head Rudi Swanepoel explains the challenges and designs required for the units. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva New range of drives and motors available in SA http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-range-of-drives-and-motors-available-in-south-africa-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452131 1496992745 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Next-generation voltage drives launched http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-launches-its-next-generation-of-voltage-drive-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439310 1485238956 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Inverter drives set for April launch http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inverter-drives-set-for-april-launch-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439460 1485238956 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company aims to be lead supplier http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-to-be-lead-supplier-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439479 1485238956 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000617242_resized_bearingsinternationalbauermotorsanddrives1220161022.jpg EXTENSIVE PRODUCT OFFERING The main benefit of the brands represented by BI is cost saving and reduced downtime 511 287 Motors shielded in hazardous environments http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motors-shielded-in-hazardous-environments-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439403 1485238956 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Specialist to supply ten motors to Jhb water plant http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialist-to-supply-ten-motors-to-jhb-water-plant-2017-01-12 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439364 1485238956 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company earns electric motors certification http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-earns-electric-motors-certification-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439342 1489389197 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Complete solution provided for medium voltage applications http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/complete-solution-provided-for-medium-voltage-applications-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439386 1489390480 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Legislation impacts on energy efficient motors industry uptake http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/legislation-impacts-on-energy-efficient-motors-industry-uptake-2016-05-20 Sebastian Whyle Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410812 1463465697 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000544048_resized_zestzwg2014firstgenerationdemounit12.jpg VISUALISING EFFICIENCY The demonstration rig provides a clear representation of the differences in efficiency levels between motors 511 340 Modular electric drive system to start volume production in 2018 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modular-electric-drive-system-to-start-volume-production-in-2018-2016-05-20 Sebastian Whyle Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410820 1463465698 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Urethane couplings for efficient drive performance http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/urethane-couplings-for-efficient-drive-performance-2016-05-20 Sebastian Whyle Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410832 1463465698 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000544447_resized_timkenquickflexflexiblecouplingpic10223.jpg WEIGHT REDUCTION Owing to the high torque capacity of this range, the selected Quick-Flex solution is often smaller than the replaced coupling, leading to a major weight reduction on the drive as well as stress reduction on other components 511 287 UK wind industry to benefit from service agreement http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uk-wind-industry-to-benefit-from-service-agreement-2016-05-20 Sebastian Whyle Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410817 1463465697 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000544062_resized_windenergyrenewablereuters.jpg WIND ENERGYMoventas Gears UK is the first gearbox service provider in the UK able to provide multi megawatt full load testing – an essential part of gearbox servicing 511 287 Green car ferry going into operation mid-2017 http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/green-car-ferry-going-into-operation-mid-2017-2016-05-20 Sebastian Whyle Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410872 1463465698 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000544343_resized_im2015050754pd300dpi10222.jpg GREEN CAR FERRY The ferry car will be about 90 m long and 16 m wide with capacity for a maximum of 90 cars 511 287 Energy efficient variable speed drive unveiled http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficient-variable-speed-drive-unveiled-2016-05-20 Sebastian Whyle Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410954 1463465698 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New drives offer product compatibility http://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-drives-offer-product-compatibility-2016-05-20 Sebastian Whyle Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 20 May 2016 00:00:00 +0200 410826 1467098704 1463695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 http://us-cdn.creamermedia.co.za/assets/articles/images/resized/0000544444_resized_wooddryingfanmotor10222.jpg SINGLE POINT OF CONTACT NMC gives customers a single point of communication for all support requirements by offering all the components of the drive system 511 287