Engineering News | Hydraulics and Pneumatics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/hydraulics-and-pneumatics Tue, 14 Jul 2020 19:00:04 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 and 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 Hydraulics and 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 Hydraulics and 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 Hydraulics and 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 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 Hydraulics and Pneumatics Fri, 18 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 533572 1571120552 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 Product launched for cost-saving advancements https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/product-launch-for-cost-saving-advancements-2019-10-18 Theresa Bhowan Hydraulics and 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 and 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 Hydraulics and 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 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