Engineering News | Hydraulics https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/hydraulics Mon, 17 Jun 2019 11:01:10 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Inaugural event to highlight local manufacturing capabilities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inaugural-event-to-highlight-local-manufacturing-capabilities-2019-05-17 Halima Frost Hydraulics Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518394 1557817858 1558044000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796214_resized_lmenasrec0519dylanslater1022.jpg CENTRE OF ATTENTION The inaugural Local Southern African Manufacturing Expo is set to feature more than 130 exhibitors 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 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 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 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 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 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 Hudaco maintains FY18 dividend despite economic headwinds https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hudaco-maintains-fy18-dividend-despite-economic-headwinds-2019-02-01 Marleny Arnoldi ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT Fri, 01 Feb 2019 16:46:00 +0200 510397 1549032951 1549032360 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000778648_resized_cliffordamoilsgrahamdunfordhudaco01191022dylan.jpg Hudaco CFO Clifford Amoils and Hudaco CE Graham Dunford 511 287 Shut-off valves suitable for gas and oil fuel lines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-quick-shut-off-valves-suitable-for-gas-and-oil-fuel-lines-2019-01-25 Thabi Madiba Hydraulics Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508133 1548081094 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Engineering firm changes name https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-firm-changes-name-2019-01-18 Halima Frost Hydraulics Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506715 1548333711 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770626_resized_instrumentationsmccontroller01191022.jpg SO CONTROLLING SMC ZA motor control devices are distributed globally 511 287 Service kit ensures operational uptime https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/service-kit-ensures-operational-uptime-2018-11-15 Paige Müller Hydraulics Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504764 1543237341 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766463_resized_filtersmininginsunsetmode11181022.jpg INDUSTRY SLOW-DOWN The mining and construction industries are under significant pressure 511 287 Local market forces filtration providers into Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/local-market-forces-filtration-providers-into-africa-2018-11-15 Paige Müller Hydraulics Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504778 1543237341 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766488_resized_filterswatertreatmentsolutioninstilation11181022.jpg UPTICK EXPECTED The water treatment and filtration industry expects a major drive towards zero liquid discharge plants and effluent recycling plants, which it predicts will bolster the industry’s 2019 project pipeline 511 287 Fluid maintenance neglect proves costly https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/fluid-maintenance-neglect-proves-costly-2018-11-15 Paige Müller Hydraulics Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504762 1543237341 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766442_resized_businessinkwazulunatalbmgprovided1022.jpg PORTABLE FLUID PURIFICATION The Parker Sentinel portable fluid purification systems are incorporated into planned maintenance programmes to protect hydraulic systems and increase productivity by eliminating moisture in oil 511 287 New soluble varnish removal range available in Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-soluble-varnish-removal-range-available-in-africa-2018-11-15 Paige Müller Hydraulics Fri, 30 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 504767 1543237341 1543528800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000766469_resized_filtershftsolublevarnishremoval11181022.jpg HY-PRO SOLUBLE VARNISH REMOVAL SYSTEM The Soluble Varnish Removal system attacks the source of the varnish problem on a molecular level, removing the oxidation by-products that form varnish deposits 511 287 Modernisation presents opportunities in industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modernisation-presents-opportunities-in-industry-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502681 1541487543 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000763350_resized_vikingvalveparkerhannifin11181022.jpg GROWTH OPPORTUNITY Parker Hannifin Sales Company South Africa has identified the integration of electronics into its range of hydraulic and pneumatic valve products as a growth opportunity 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 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 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 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 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 Uncertainty causing slowdown in hydraulics industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uncertainty-causing-slowdown-in-hydraulics-industry-2018-10-04 Jessica Oosthuizen Hydraulics 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 CR range increases pumping efficiency https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/cr-range-increases-pumping-efficiency-2018-10-05 Thabi Madiba Hydraulics Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499187 1538465643 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755238_resized_pumpsgrundfospumpcrrangedylan190920181022.jpg LIMITLESS The Grundfos CR in-line booster pumps range comes with multipump solutions 511 287 Distribution partnership expands pumps supply to Mpumalanga https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/distribution-partnership-expands-pumps-supply-to-mpumalanga-2018-10-05 Thabi Madiba Hydraulics Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499376 1538465644 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755730_resized_pumpsverdersouthafricaverderflex210920181022.jpg MASSIVE The world's largest hose pump provides solution for pumping liquids and dosing chemicals 511 287 New impeller boosts quality of suction https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-impeller-boosts-quality-of-suction-2018-10-05 Thabi Madiba Hydraulics Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499378 1538465644 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755787_resized_pumpsksbimpeller210920181022.jpg EFFICIENT PUMPS The newly designed KSB impeller delivers improved features for centrifugal high-pressure pumps 511 287 Pumps offer safe bolting solutions to industries https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/torque-wrench-pumps-offer-safe-bolting-solutions-to-industries-2018-10-05 Thabi Madiba Hydraulics Fri, 05 Oct 2018 00:00:00 +0200 499324 1538465644 1538690400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000755575_resized_pumpshiforcetwhnprofilehydraulicandtpa200920181022.jpg RAPID SPEED The TWH-N low-profile hydraulic torque wrench being operated by the TPA air-driven torque pump 511 287 New Hydrotechnik range for BMG https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-hydrotechnik-range-for-bmg-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Hydraulics Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495857 1535439102 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000747496_resized_bmghydrotechnik31181022.jpg RANGE DISTRIBUTED BMG supports the Hypertechnik range with a technical advisory, back-up and repair service throughout Southern Africa 511 287 BMG extends Eaton Winner range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-extends-eaton-winner-range-2018-06-29 Melissa Zisengwe Hydraulics Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 +0200 489793 1529997547 1530223200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000733469_resized_hosefittingsapplication11022.jpg PERFECT FIT These fittings are designed for high-pressure hydraulic systems 511 287 Hydraulics industry on the rise https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-industry-on-the-rise-2018-04-17 Paige Müller Hydraulics 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 Manufacturer continues to grow in power tools market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-continues-to-grow-in-power-tools-market-2018-04-06 Victor Moolman Hydraulics Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 482023 1522737161 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000715955_resized_boschtools210220615duane.jpg POWER TOOLS The market has shown continual growth internationally 511 287 Need for crane depends on bridge design and location https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/need-for-cranes-depends-on-bridge-design-and-location-2018-04-06 Simone Liedtke Hydraulics Fri, 06 Apr 2018 00:00:00 +0200 475365 1522828949 1522965600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000700977_resized_ltm175091hydraulicmobilecrane112017concordcranes1022.jpg SHOWCASING CRANE CAPABILITIES The Mthatha River bridge project served as the maiden project for the heavy-lift capabilities of the 750 t hydraulic crane 511 287 Hydraulic innovations to be showcased at expo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hydraulic-innovations-to-be-showcased-at-expo-2018-03-02 Melissa Zisengwe Hydraulics Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478511 1519654878 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708054_resized_hytecbaumaconexpoafrica1022.jpg MOBILE INNOVATION Hytec will showcase its range of hydraulic technologies and components 511 287 ‘World-class’ machine to debut at expo https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/world-class-machine-to-debut-at-bauma-2018-03-02 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics Fri, 02 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 478584 1519654878 1519941600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000708243_resized_baumaconexpopanmixerssaultravibemaintenancefreevibrationboxes0220181022.jpg BUILDING BLOCKS The Ultra 3000 is comprised of a number of different components – combining the latest technologies from around the world 511 287 New hydraulic hose launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-hydraulic-hose-launched-2018-01-19 Tasneem Bulbulia Hydraulics Fri, 19 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473286 1516094782 1516312800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000696752_resized_hoseparkerhannifin1000psihydraulichose1120171022.jpg NEW PRODUCT Parker Hannifin’s GlobalCore 187 High Performance Hydraulic Hose is made to meet the needs of evolving higher pressure hydraulic systems 511 287 Engineer to unveil new industry technology https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineer-to-unveil-new-industry-technology-2017-12-01 Nica Schreuder Hydraulics Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 +0200 471336 1511853905 1512079200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000692673_resized_haskelindexhdrive1022.jpg NEW TECHNOLOGY Haskel engineers will explain solutions to mitigate hydrogen embrittlement in pressure vessels at the annual Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Energy Summit in 2018 511 287 Manufacturer expands international reach https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-expands-international-reach-2017-10-27 Robyn Wilkinson Hydraulics Fri, 27 Oct 2017 00:00:00 +0200 467490 1508762236 1509055200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000684148_resized_wekabastainlesssteelproducts1020171022.jpg STRONG BASE Wekaba is a top manufacturer in South Africa of one-piece 90° and 45° stainless steel fittings, producing hose fittings and collars for industrial markets 511 287 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 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 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 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 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