Engineering News | Hydraulics & Pneumatics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/hydraulics-and-pneumatics Sat, 21 May 2022 11:50:31 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Actuator can contribute to growth of auto sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/actuator-can-contribute-to-growth-of-automotive-sector-2022-05-06 Tracy Hancock Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 612925 1651558778 1651788000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000995299_resized_wra250parkerhannifin0420221022.jpg WATER RETRACT ACTUATOR The WRA250 was reintroduced to the South African automotive market in March this year 511 287 Manufacturer expands product portfolio https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/self-locking-cube-jack-system-added-to-companys-portfolio-2022-05-06 Tracy Hancock Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 613049 1651558779 1651788000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000995544_resized_enerpacscj50cubejack002a20000420221022.jpg ENERPAC SCJ-50 CUBE JACK The compact incremental lifting and lowering system has an automated mechanical locking facility for higher efficiency, faster operation and greater safety than conventional climbing jacks with wooden cribbing 511 287 Market expected to be worth $22.2M by 2030 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-hydraulic-gear-pumps-market-valued-at-222m-by-2030-2022-05-06 Tracy Hancock Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 612907 1651652239 1651788000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Weartech https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/weartech-2022-05-06 Creamer Media Reporter Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 614038 1651563349 1651788000 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000997476_resized_image11022.jpg 511 287 Servo-hydraulic tech reduces energy needs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/servo-hydraulic-tech-reduces-energy-needs-2022-05-06 Tracy Hancock Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 612622 1651652052 1651788000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000994657_resized_metalpressbrake0420221022.jpg ADVANTAGEOUS TOOL Companies can determine the potential energy savings servo-hydraulics can realise for a specific machine by using an online energy calculator Baumüller introduced this year 511 287 Hydraulic cylinder manufacturer embarks on African roadshow https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-cylinder-manufacturer-embarks-on-african-roadshow-2022-05-06 Tracy Hancock Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 06 May 2022 00:00:00 +0200 612955 1651652675 1651788000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000995364_resized_kappaeng1022.jpg BIGGER AND BETTER Kappa is working on custom projects which involve a 350 Series design for the handling of greater pressures and loads 511 287 Hydraulic pumps deliver flow, convenience and precision https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-pumps-deliver-flow-convenience-and-precision-2021-11-10 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 26 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600057 1637587150 1637877600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000971815_resized_enhydraulicsandpneumaticsbmgenerpaceseries1120211022.jpg SUPER POWER The lightweight E-pulse pumps are able to provide power to various 700 bar – 10 000 psi hydraulic cylinders, nut cutters and torque wrenches 511 287 Lubrication pump systems enhance hydraulic components https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/lubrication-pump-systems-enhance-hydraulic-components-2021-11-10 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 26 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600061 1637675728 1637877600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000971818_resized_enhydraulicsandpneumaticsbmgsteimelsfheavydutypumps1120211022.jpg POWER PUMP SF gear pumps are used as circulation pumps in oil lube systems, kidney systems and for transferring oils 511 287 Approval for marine applications gained https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flange-system-gains-approval-for-marine-applications-2021-11-10 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 26 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600066 1637675798 1637877600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000971821_resized_enhydraulicsandpneumaticsparkerhannifin1120211022.jpg CERTIFIED The DGUV approval certifies the use of Parker’s high performance flange in hydraulic systems for injection moulding machinery 511 287 Pneumatic positioner lengthens service life https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-smart-pneumatic-positioner-boosts-ease-safety-2021-11-10 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 26 Nov 2021 00:00:00 +0200 600095 1637675898 1637877600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000971876_resized_enhydraulicsandpneumaticsfesto1120211022.jpg LONGEVITY CMSH pneumatic positioner from Festo boosts performance and lengthens service life 511 287 Tech integrated in maintenance services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-integrates-tech-into-maintenance-services-2021-04-16 Cameron Mackay Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581812 1619418402 1619733600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934991_resized_perfectfiltrationmachine0420211022.jpg INTELLIGENT MONITORING Incorporating intelligent and services will assist a technician by providing in-depth information on a machine, in real-time, when a technician arrives on site 511 287 Solutions for all sectors provided in KZN https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-provides-solutions-for-all-sectors-in-kwazulu-natal-2021-04-14 Cameron Mackay Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581591 1619418402 1619733600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000935006_resized_hydraulicsystembmgkzn0420211022.jpg VALVE SHUT-OFF SYSTEM This emergency system is hydraulically operated in case of a power failure. The hydraulic system was designed and manufactured by the BMG team in KZN 511 287 Internationally used products in demand and available locally https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/internationally-used-products-in-demand-and-available-locally-2021-04-15 Cameron Mackay Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 30 Apr 2021 00:00:00 +0200 581724 1619418402 1619733600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000934997_resized_offroadtrendsparkerhannifin0420211022.jpg HYBRID HYDRAULIC SOLUTIONS Parker notes that heavy-duty machines with demanding work cycles which cannot embrace full electrification need to be safer, more energy efficient and emit less fumes 511 287 Pneumatic breakers increase efficiency and productivity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pneumatic-breakers-increase-efficiency-and-productivity-2020-11-27 Mamaili Mamaila Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 27 Nov 2020 00:00:00 +0200 569801 1606204265 1606428000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000911760_resized_hydraulicspneumaticsatlascopocpowerfullightweightergonomicrtexpneumaticbreakerwithdustcontrolfromatlascopco2711201022.jpg RTEX PNEUMATIC BREAKERS The breakers have a breaking power that matches much heavier top class 30 to 35 kg breakers 511 287 Supplier launches 450 new products https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-launches-450-new-products-in-latest-catalogue-2020-05-01 Mamaili Mamaila Hydraulics & Pneumatics Wed, 27 May 2020 10:58:00 +0200 548741 1590728060 1590569880 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000862579_resized_hydraulicspneumaticselectromechanicasocomecdirisa40digiwaremultimeter0105201022.jpg POWER MONITORING Socomec’s new A40 panel-mounted power-monitoring device has been designed for measuring, monitoring and reporting electrical energy 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/82301_2020-03-25_electrom_final.mp444847811ElectroMechanica director Richard Nobbs tells Engineering News about the company’s 2020 catalogue. Camerawork: Creamer Media’s Darlene Creamer. Editing: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 27.02.2020 ElectroMechanica director Richard Nobbs tells Engineering News about the company’s 2020 catalogue. Camerawork: Creamer Media’s Darlene Creamer. Editing: Creamer Media’s Nicholas Boyd. Recorded: 27.02.2020 Company eyes mining sector growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-eyes-mining-sector-growth-2020-05-01 Mamaili Mamaila Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550254 1587715490 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866037_resized_hydraulicspneumatcshydroscandkappaflex0105201022.jpg LARGE FOOTPRINT Hydroscand South Africa is the approved supplier to some of the very large global original-equipment manufacturers operating in sub-Saharan Africa 511 287 Components provider launches new hydraulic electric pumps https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/components-provider-launches-new-hydraulic-electric-pumps-2020-05-01 Mamaili Mamaila Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550357 1587715490 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000866041_resized_hydraulicspneumaticsbmgenerpaceserieshydraulicelectricpumpspic20105201022.jpg ALWAYS ON POINT The E-Pulse pump range features a new interactive pendant that delivers visual and tactile feedback 511 287 KwaZulu-Natal vital for bearing distributor growth https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/kzn-vital-for-bearing-distributors-growth-2020-05-01 Mamaili Mamaila Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 01 May 2020 00:00:00 +0200 550217 1587715490 1588284000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000865649_resized_hydraulicspneumaticsbearingsinternationalpiabbreadandbakerycup0105201022.jpg POWERING ON Bearings International’s Durban branch stocks a range of bearings, electric motors, gearboxes, lubricants, seals, tools and power transmission products for several industries 511 287 Atlas Copco Compressor Technique https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/atlas-copco-compressor-technique-2019-05-10 Creamer Media Reporter Hydraulics & Pneumatics Tue, 22 Oct 2019 09:28:00 +0200 518845 1571729302 1571729280 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797249_resized_useofablowerzb56vsdplus1022.jpg 511 287 Counterfeiting remains a challenge in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/counterfeiting-remains-a-challenge-in-africa-2019-10-22 Darren Parker Hydraulics & Pneumatics Tue, 22 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 535800 1571755531 1571695200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000833521_resized_businessinafricacounterfeitgoodsstreetmarket1020191022.jpg MADE IN CHINA Most counterfeit goods sold in Africa are imported from China or other Eastern countries 511 287 Hydraulic bolt tightening methods enhance accuracy https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-bolt-tightening-methods-enhance-accuracy-2019-10-18 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532858 1571120551 1571349600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000828195_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticsbmgboltightproductstandardbolttensioners1020191022.jpg TIGHTLY PACKED Boltight tensioners are ideal in instances where bolt load accuracy is critical 511 287 Hydraulic cylinder manufacturer boosts factory optimisation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-cylinder-manufacturer-boosts-factory-optimisation-2019-10-18 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 533560 1571120552 1571349600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Pneumatic components reduce plant costs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reduce-plant-costs-with-latest-pneumatic-components-2019-10-18 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 533569 1571120552 1571349600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000829115_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticsparkerhannifinprsafetyexhaustvalvehres1020191022.jpg PUMP IT UP New pneumatic components are creating cost-effective solutions 511 287 Product launched for cost-saving advancements https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/product-launch-for-cost-saving-advancements-2019-10-18 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 533563 1571120552 1571349600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000829102_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticsparkerhannifinp2hiolink1020191022.jpg NOTABLE ENHANCMENTS Parker enhances ISO valve portfolio with addition of P2H IO-Link node 511 287 Power Team SA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/power-team-sa-2019-10-18 Creamer Media Reporter Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 534778 1571133446 1571349600 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000831706_resized_img201910021231581022.jpg 511 287 Continuous position sensor leads to predictive maintenance methods https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/continuous-position-sensor-series-leads-to-preventative-maintenance-methods-2019-10-18 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 533557 1571652379 1571349600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000829088_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticsparkerhannifinp8scpswithisocylinder1020191022.jpg HIGH-TECH With Industry 4.0 and more sophisticated and smarter technologies, Parker has developed the P8S continuous position sensor series 511 287 Positive outlook despite sector uncertainty https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/positive-sales-outlook-for-company-in-uncertain-mining-sector-2019-10-18 Theresa Bhowan-Rajah Hydraulics & Pneumatics Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 533572 1617014437 1571349600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000829128_resized_hydraulicsandpneumaticspowerteam1020191022.jpg UNTAPPED POWER Power Team SA is the South African distributor and subsidiary of US-based SPXFLOW Hydraulic Technologies 511 287 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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 & 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