Engineering News | Instrumentation and Control https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/instrumentation-and-control Thu, 18 Jul 2019 00:39:32 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 SA Gauge turns up the heat with new temperature laboratory https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sa-gauge-turns-up-the-heat-with-new-temperature-laboratory-2019-06-28 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation and Control Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524109 1562592317 1562882400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808242_resized_sagaugelab0620191022.jpg MERCURY RISING SA Gauge’s new temperature laboratory has met the management and technical requirements of ISO/IEC 17025 and is technically competent to produce valid calibration results 511 287 New combustion emission monitoring equipment offered to Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-new-combustion-emission-monitoring-equipment-to-african-market-2019-06-28 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation and Control Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524087 1562592317 1562882400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808237_resized_rtsianfraser0620191022.jpg IAN FRASER South Africa needs to grasp the new wave of global automation more firmly 511 287 Flexible modular drive system added to range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-adds-flexible-modular-drive-system-to-range-2019-07-01 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation and Control Fri, 12 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524270 1562592317 1562882400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808601_resized_schneiderelectricautomationfair020620191022.jpg DRIVE FOR FLEXIBLE LOADS The APM drive system provides flexibility for end-users in terms of late changes to the load in the design and installation phase of a project 511 287 Roadshow highlights motion control products to industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/roadshow-highlights-motion-control-products-to-industry-2019-01-18 Halima Frost Instrumentation and Control Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506521 1547542579 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000770244_resized_instrumentationmagnetmotorcontrol0401191022.jpg ON SHOW The DILM Range was highlighted at the recent roadshows held by Magnet 511 287 Engineering firm changes name https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-firm-changes-name-2019-01-18 Halima Frost Instrumentation and Control 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 Companies to boost cobot industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/companies-to-boost-cobot-industry-2019-01-18 Halima Frost Instrumentation and Control Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506912 1548333739 1547762400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771111_resized_instrumentationomroncobotarms01191022.jpg ARMING THE FUTURE Collaborative robots are the way of the future, working in conjunction with people, rather than replacing them 511 287 BMG’s solar inverters used in agricultural irrigation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmgs-solar-inverters-used-in-agricultural-irrigation-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495876 1535439103 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Brady provides automatic label formatting https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/magnets-brady-provides-automatic-label-formatting-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495891 1535439103 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company invests in quality control equipment and software https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-invests-in-quality-control-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495844 1535439102 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New Hydrotechnik range for BMG https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-hydrotechnik-range-for-bmg-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation and Control 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 Radar Optiwave aids measurement https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/radar-optiwave-aids-measurement-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 495871 1535439102 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Cabling system enables increased data transfer https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-cabling-system-enables-increased-data-transfer-2018-08-31 Evert Wasserman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 31 Aug 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496026 1536230592 1535666400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company expands offering through IoT partnership https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-expands-offering-through-iot-partnership-2018-03-01 Paige Müller Instrumentation and Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479807 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710874_resized_adroitsqwidnetpartnership02181022.jpg CHETAN GOSHALIA, RESHAAD SHA, DAVE WIBBERLEY, GRANT JOYCE, JOHAN NIEUWENHUIZEN Adroit Technology recognises the Internet of Things as a rapidly growing local market which has resulted in its recent partnership with Internet of Things network provider SqwidNet 511 287 Increased demand for user-friendly measuring equipment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increased-demand-for-user-friendly-measuring-equipment-2018-03-01 Paige Müller Instrumentation and Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479879 1520864512 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711088_resized_krohneegmalogrithm20181022.jpg OPTIMASS CORIOLIS FLOWMETER The entire KROHNE Optimass Coriolis flowmeter now incorporates KROHNE’s patented Entrained Gas Measurement algorithm 511 287 New IoT suite launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-iot-suite-launched-2018-03-01 Paige Müller Instrumentation and Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479914 1520864512 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000711143_resized_ruckusiotinfographic02181022.jpg RUCKUS IOT SECURITY Security concerns top the list of factors that contribute to IoT solution deployment delays 511 287 PQ Box 150 meets user-friendly measuring equipment demand https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/pq-box-150-meets-increased-demand-for-user-friendly-measuring-equipment-2018-02-27 Paige Müller Instrumentation and Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479493 1520864511 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710534_resized_magnetpqbox150consol02181022.jpg ANALYSIS SOFTWARE The PQ Box 150 analysis software automatically generates reports adhering to IEC 61000-2-2 standard 511 287 Blue Cube Systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/blue-cube-systems-2018-03-16 Creamer Media Reporter Instrumentation and Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 480920 1520926057 1521151200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000713535_resized_img21022.jpg 511 287 University upgrades electronic engineering laboratory equipment https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/university-upgrades-electronic-engineering-laboratory-equipment-2018-02-28 Paige Müller Instrumentation and Control Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 +0200 479585 1521179646 1521151200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000710552_resized_comtesttektronixtutlab20181022.jpg NEWLY UPGRADED Tshwane University of Technology’s Electrical Engineering Department has recently undertaken a major refurbishment on its laboratory 511 287 Advanced lighting technology boasts significant improvements https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-lighting-technology-boasts-significant-improvements-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation and Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461921 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671909_resized_magnetcenturionmallparkade082017magnetenergy1022.jpg TRADITIONALLY COMPLEX Lighting solutions for parkades are complex projects, as most of the installation work needs to be done outside of normal business hours 511 287 Extended component and solutions range ensures management and control https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/extended-component-and-solutions-range-ensure-management-and-control-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation and Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461819 1503989762 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671663_resized_bmgsafetyswitches082017bearingmangroupbmg1022.jpg DISTRIBUTION VALUE The new distribution agreement is valued at R6-million in the first year 511 287 Level measurement probe an alternative to traditional systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/level-measurement-probe-an-alternative-to-traditional-systems-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation and Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 462063 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000672295_resized_ltm2levelprobe082017booysendalplatinummineinstekcontrol1022.jpg PRODUCT APPLICATION Level Transmitter Mining-2 probes are typically installed in flotation banks, tanks, individual flotation cells or in columns and sumps 511 287 Load banks allow for variable power factor loading https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/load-banks-allow-for-variable-power-factor-loading-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation and Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461900 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671862_resized_vertenergyascofromentloadbank082017vertenergy1022.jpg FROMENT LOAD BANK Asco Froment load banks offer efficient power test solutions and also reduce the harmful effects of ‘wet stacking’ 511 287 Manufacturer to improve efficiency through software and sensors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturer-to-improve-operation-efficiency-through-software-and-sensors-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation and Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461918 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671902_resized_dmu210p1022.jpg DMU210P The DMU210P is available with up to 5-axis and is valued at about €1.2-million 511 287 Range of radar level transmitters extended https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/range-of-radar-level-transmitters-extended-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation and Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461906 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671925_resized_radarlevelmeasurement082017krohne1022.jpg RADAR LEVEL MEASUREMENT Each device has a particular target area of application 511 287 Solutions specially designed for protection of data https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-specially-designed-for-protection-of-data-2017-09-01 Simone Liedtke Instrumentation and Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461899 1503989763 1504216800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000671858_resized_nikylineinteractiveups082017legrandelectricalsa1022.jpg COMPACT UPS These compact microprocessor-controlled UPS systems have an electronic automatic voltage regulator 511 287 Victor Industrial https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/victor-industrial-2017-09-01 Zandile Mavuso Instrumentation and Control Fri, 01 Sep 2017 00:00:00 +0200 461822 1503996485 1504216800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000674416_resized_0000671668victorindustrialequipment60814duane1022.jpg 511 287 New controller increases memory and processing power https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-controller-increases-memory-and-processing-power-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445135 1489473859 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630984_resized_controlinstrumentationcuttinhurcoprovided201703021022.jpg HIGH SPEED MACHINING The Hurco controls enable the machines to complete projects faster 511 287 Recent aquisition enhances firm’s product quality https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisition-enhances-quality-of-gas-control-products-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445134 1489473859 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630978_resized_afroenergygasflaring1022.jpg DANGEROUS Corrosive gases are usually by-products of industry processes and can be flammable 511 287 New system expands product range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-system-expands-product-range-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445147 1489473859 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631034_resized_controlinstrumentationcontrolsspmleonovadiamondalignercompletekitportablecasebmgprovided201703021022.jpg COMPLETE PACKAGE The SPM Leonova Diamond Aligner system comes in a complete package 511 287 Inverter system uses automatic shutdown system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inverter-system-uses-automatic-shutdown-system-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445136 1489473859 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630988_resized_controlinstrumentationcontrolssolaredgecommercialtriadeuprovided201703021022.jpg COMPLETE SYSTEM When the full system is installed, the inverter is capable of safely delivering power 511 287 Weapon system controlled from vehicle https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/weapon-system-controlled-from-vehicle-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445237 1489478685 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000631173_resized_controlinstrumentationcontrolsrg32mjumpdenel201703021022.jpg RG32M VEHICLE The vehicle can traverse rough terrain at high speeds 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/67791_2017-02-10_denel_-_lio-hd_web.mp424548401Denel Vehicle Systems executive for programmes and engineering Abri du Plessis and business development manager Gerrie van der Merwe explain the precision engineering in the SD-ROW system and the RG32M vehicles. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Denel Vehicle Systems executive for programmes and engineering Abri du Plessis and business development manager Gerrie van der Merwe explain the precision engineering in the SD-ROW system and the RG32M vehicles. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Industry needs a trade association to stabilise and grow https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/control-instrumentation-industry-needs-a-trade-association-to-stabilise-and-grow-2017-03-17 Victor Moolman Instrumentation and Control Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200 445133 1489670190 1489701600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000630972_resized_controlinstrumentationcontrolsabeconstructionchemicalsbulktankcomputercontrolscumulus201703021022.jpg CONTROL A local instrumentation and control association is needed to help the industry grow in South Africa 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/67867_2017-03-01_petrusklopper_-_lio-hd_web.mp424642392Architects Integrating Industry MD Petrus Klopper explains the need for a control and instrumentation trade association. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Architects Integrating Industry MD Petrus Klopper explains the need for a control and instrumentation trade association. Camerawork: Nicholas Boyd. Editing: Lionel da Silva. Software maximises mineral recovery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/advanced-process-control-technologies-can-maximise-mineral-recovery-2016-08-26 Nadine James Instrumentation and Control Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423786 1471932876 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000578242_resized_processcontrolbloomberg1022.jpg VIRTUAL CHANGING REALITY Advanced process control software essentially creates a virtual plant where engineers can predict and manipulate outcomes by changing plant variables 511 287 New features available for battery-powered water meter https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-features-available-for-battery-powered-water-metre-2016-08-26 Nadine James Instrumentation and Control Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423802 1471932876 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000578183_resized_thermalimagingmagnet1022.jpg WATERFLUX 3070 The added features include integrated diagnostics, longer battery life, and remote communication options 511 287 Image processing system upgraded https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/image-processing-system-upgraded-2016-08-26 Nadine James Instrumentation and Control Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423793 1471932876 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000578239_resized_fq2screenenpressimageblanc51022.jpg ALL SEEING EYE The Vision FH high-speed camera can capture highly sensitive, high-resolution images 511 287 Company introduces thermal imaging service https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-introduces-thermal-imaging-service-2016-08-26 Nadine James Instrumentation and Control Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423800 1471932876 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000578175_resized_thermalimagingmagnet1022.jpg HEAT SEEKING Magnet’s thermal imaging service has been designed to reduce plant breakdowns and improve safety in the workplace 511 287 Specialists look to expand freightrelated services https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/crane-automation-specialists-look-to-expand-freight-related-services-2016-08-26 Nadine James Instrumentation and Control Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423774 1471932875 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000578065_resized_automatedcraneportofdurbannov2014abacusautomation1022.jpg SMOOTH PORT OPERATION Abacus supplied the automation solution for two 40 t Terex rail mounted gantry cranes that were supplied to Pier 2 of the Durban port 511 287 Endress+Hauser https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/endresshauser-2016-08-19 Zandile Mavuso Instrumentation and Control Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 +0200 423572 1471935324 1472162400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000580891_resized_0000577741ggpeh811022.jpg 511 287