Engineering News | Hydraulics and Pneumatics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/hydraulics-and-pneumatics Wed, 24 Jul 2019 04:45:59 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Partnership aims to enhance local fluid power sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyflo-southern-africa-incorporated-into-bmg-fluid-technology-division-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517333 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793912_resized_launchandrecoverysystem0420191022.jpg OPPORTUNITIES THROUGH PARTNERSHIP With access to BMG’s central support functions, including engineering, technical expertise and manufacturing skills, Hyflo can further improve its service to its customer base 511 287 Fieldbus solution for pneumatic valves first step to smart assembly https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fieldbus-solution-for-pneumatic-valves-first-step-to-smart-assembly-2019-04-12 Cameron Mackay Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517142 1556526121 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793563_resized_parkerhannifinselinanaidoo0420191022.jpg SELINA NAIDOO Asset monitoring and management of an automated system remotely, from anywhere in the world, will create opportunities and solutions that were once only envisaged 511 287 BMG World accredited as Eaton’s exclusive warranty centre in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-world-accredited-as-eatons-exclusive-warranty-centre-in-africa-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517329 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793901_resized_bmgnickymuller0420191022.jpg NICKY MULLER The warranty centre’s local team is headed up by Muller and has benefited from a recent skills upliftment programme 511 287 Brokk introduces new hydraulic breaker series https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brokk-introduces-new-hydraulic-breaker-series-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517328 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793896_resized_brokkbhbseries0420191022.jpg BROKK HYDRAULIC BREAKER SERIES The breakers match the company’s full range of remote-controlled demolition robots 511 287 New packages can be installed with existing infrastructure https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-pneumatics-packages-can-be-installed-with-previous-infrastructure-2019-04-15 Cameron Mackay Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517261 1556526122 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793776_resized_vipropneumaticsproject0420191022.jpg AIR QUALITY ADJUSTMENTS To mitigate air-quality challenges, Vipro supplies water traps, air lubricators and regulators, and compressors 511 287 Hydraulic fluid reduces energy consumption https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-fluid-reduces-energy-consumption-2019-04-12 Cameron Mackay Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 517177 1556526121 1556834400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000793647_resized_partfromhydraulicsystem0420191022.jpg ESSENTIAL OILS When the oil reaches the end-of-life phase and must be disposed, high-performance oils can be formulated to have a reduced environmental impact 511 287 Altdorf Engineers https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/altdorf-engineers-2019-05-03 Yolande Botes Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518276 1556532589 1556834400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795985_resized_radioimettelecomandatokron730031207142141022.jpg 511 287 The Hydraulic Centre https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/the-hydraulic-centre-2019-05-03 Creamer Media Reporter Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 03 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518277 1556532731 1556834400 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000795991_resized_thc00361022.jpg 511 287 Aventics offers online service and product portal https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/aventics-offers-online-service-and-product-portal-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500762 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758270_resized_aventics10181022.jpg AVENTICS PORTAL The online portal helps to quickly and easily find information on components and solutions tailored to the requirements of engineers and purchasers 511 287 BMG supplies range of hydraulic and pneumatic seals https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-supplies-extensive-range-of-hydraulic-and-pneumatic-seals-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500755 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/containerised-workshop-facilitates-hydraulic-services-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500753 1539671137 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hyflo-enables-efficient-manufacture-of-hose-assemblies-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500752 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hytec-group-companies-reduce-oems-energy-costs-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500757 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Electronification prompts data-based services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electronification-of-mobile-hydraulics-prompts-data-based-services-2018-10-19 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500770 1539671137 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000758314_resized_internetofthings10181022.jpg INTERNET OF THINGS An Internet of Things solution manages the transfer, processing and visualisation of measured data for PredictDrivetrain and NextGenSpec 511 287 Uncertainty causing slowdown in hydraulics industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uncertainty-causing-slowdown-in-hydraulics-industry-2018-10-04 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 19 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 500749 1539671136 1539900000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Hydraulics industry on the rise https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-industry-on-the-rise-2018-04-17 Paige Müller Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484160 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Hydraulics repair centre certifications are good for business https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-repair-centre-certifications-are-good-for-business-2018-04-17 Paige Müller Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484088 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720354_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticsparkerhannifinpartnershipsfluidpowerautomation1022.jpg EXPANSION Africa is a growth market for the hydraulics industry 511 287 Hydraulics service centre available for most industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-service-centre-available-for-most-industries-2018-04-17 Paige Müller Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484162 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720539_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticsbmgrscportelizabeth11022.jpg REGIONAL SERVICE CENTRE BMG’s Regional Service Centre focuses on the optimum performance and extended service life of every hydraulic system. 511 287 New range of coalescing and particle filters launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-range-of-coalescing-and-particle-filters-launched-2018-05-04 Paige Müller Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484154 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720534_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticsarcticdriersfiltercombo1022.jpg E SERIES COMPRESSED AIR FILTERS The new E series compressed air filters range is meant to provide quality at an affordable price 511 287 Pneumatic systems are an energy efficient alternative https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pneumatic-systems-as-an-energy-efficient-alternative-2018-04-17 Paige Müller Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484164 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720549_resized_bernykamokolofesto0715duane1022.jpg ENERGY EFFICIENCY Festo’s range of pneumatic systems significantly reduces energy use, resulting in significant cost savings for water operations 511 287 Skills shortage worrisome for industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/skills-shortage-worrisome-for-industry-2018-04-17 Paige Müller Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484135 1524658282 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720480_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticsgermistonhydrulicsfactoryfloor041810221.jpg GERMISTON HYDRAULICS Capital equipment investments worth R5-million have allowed for a higher standard of equipment production 511 287 Automotive press for local range of light commercial vehicles https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automotive-press-for-local-range-of-light-commercial-vehicles-2018-05-04 Paige Müller Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 484163 1525678062 1525384800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000720545_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticstectraautomationautomotivepress1022.jpg THE SERVO-DRIVEN AUTOMOTIVE PRESS The servo-driven automotive press produces one part every 40 seconds for 22 hours a day 511 287 New sponsor for packaging event https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smc-pneumatics-official-sponsor-of-propak-cape-2017-2017-10-20 Victor Moolman Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466764 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Hydraulics scope for vessel project completed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/full-scope-of-hydraulics-provided-for-monumental-sea-vessel-project-2017-10-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466620 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulics-company-expands-middle-eastern-presence-2017-10-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466760 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/integrated-facility-augments-hydraulics-and-pneumatics-services-2017-10-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466920 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/thermoplastic-press-supplied-for-aerospace-industry-2017-10-20 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 466625 1508223553 1508450400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/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 Hydraulic pumps market set to grow until 2021 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-pump-market-set-to-grow-until-2021-2017-05-05 Victor Moolman Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449956 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643201_resized_oilgasoilpumpazerbaijancumulus1022.jpg HYDRAULIC PUMPS The hydraulic pumps market will grow steadily in the next four years 511 287 Pneumatics specialist showcases intelligent pneumatics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pneumatics-specialist-showcases-intelligent-pneumatics-2017-05-05 Victor Moolman Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449953 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643277_resized_hydraulicspneumaticspressuremonitorvictor1022.jpg SMART PNEUMATICS Smart pneumatics from Aventics has been created to help with maintenance of pneumatic systems 511 287 New alliance increases reach of pneumatic vibrators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-alliance-increases-reach-of-pneumatic-vibrators-2017-05-05 Victor Moolman Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449892 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644044_resized_hydraulicspneumaticsbedfordcentrecranes21007duane1022.jpg CONSTRUCTION APPLICATION The pneumatic vibrators have been used at construction sites 511 287 Mega scissor lift gains first customer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/mega-scissor-lift-gains-first-customer-2017-05-05 Victor Moolman Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449894 1493196470 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000644048_resized_hydraulicspneumaticsscissorliftgoscorprovided201719041022.jpg MEGA SCISSOR LIFT The HL-275 D27 is capable of lifting 1 t to a height of 27.5 m 511 287 New facilities to manufacture actuators and valves https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-facilities-will-manufacture-actuators-and-valves-2017-05-05 Victor Moolman Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 05 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449889 1496673849 1493935200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000643083_resized_bilfingerintervalve0420161022.jpg VALVE PRODUCTION Valves will be produced at the new premises, in Randburg 511 287 Portable compressor offers convenience and durability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/portable-compressor-offers-convenience-and-durability-2016-10-14 Robyn Wilkinson Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429600 1476170096 1476396000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000593083_resized_2069931801022.jpg DUAL PACKAGE PROVIDED HPT offers an extensive line of professional grade power tools and accessories 511 287 New tank series requires less installation space https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-tank-series-requires-less-installation-space-2016-10-14 Robyn Wilkinson Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429584 1476170096 1476396000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000593062_resized_boschhp1022.jpg COMPACT BUT EFFECTIVE Bosch Rexroth’S TMSx hydraulic tank is designed with a diameter of just 330 mm and a height of 480 mm 511 287 Pneumatics providers join forces https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pneumatics-providers-join-forces-2016-10-14 Robyn Wilkinson Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429606 1476170096 1476396000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000593086_resized_m13778931022.jpg PRODUCT RANGE EXTENDED Key markets across Europe and South Africa aligned 511 287 New range showcased at Electra Mining https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/range-of-hydraulics-solutions-showcased-at-electra-mining-2016-2016-10-14 Robyn Wilkinson Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429597 1476170096 1476396000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000593065_resized_141420189127962488271032393629291617413583n1022.jpg PRODUCTS EXHIBITED Hydraulic offerings on show at Electra Mining 511 287 Vacuum ejector modifications improve effectiveness https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vacuum-ejector-modifications-improve-effectiveness-2016-10-14 Robyn Wilkinson Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429609 1476170096 1476396000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000593068_resized_2638316541171022.jpg OVERALL FUNCTIONALITY IMPROVED SMC provides a range of safety components including a series of single and dual residual pressure release valves 511 287 Pneumatically actuated valve has many applications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pneumatically-actuated-valve-has-many-applications-2016-10-14 Robyn Wilkinson Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:00:00 +0200 429604 1476170096 1476396000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0