Engineering News | Instrumentation & Control https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/instrumentation Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:54:43 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Electromagnetic prototype feeder cutting costs for clients https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/electromagnetic-prototype-feeder-cutting-costs-for-clients-2019-07-19 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 19 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0200 524507 1563260123 1563487200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000809117_resized_noiseviproelectromagnetic07191022.jpg GOOD VIBRATIONS The electromagnetic feeder requires only one drive and is quieter than other drives on the market 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 & 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 & 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 Factory of the Year recognises world-class excellence in South African manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/factory-of-the-year-recognises-world-class-excellence-in-south-african-manufacturing-2019-06-28 Schalk Burger Instrumentation & Control Fri, 28 Jun 2019 10:59:00 +0200 524123 1561716228 1561712340 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000808289_resized_atkearneyfactoryoftheyearawards3dprintedtrophies6191022.jpg 3D-printed Factory of the Year trophies 511 287 ‘Unintended consequences’ killing industry – MTMA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/unintended-consequences-of-govts-actions-killing-industry-mtma-2019-05-23 Tracy Hancock Instrumentation & Control Fri, 07 Jun 2019 00:00:00 +0200 520639 1559629602 1559858400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Habasit presents range of timing belts for drive technology https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/habasit-presents-range-of-timing-belts-for-drive-technology-2019-05-09 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519110 1558361613 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797781_resized_habasitflexbelt0520191022.jpg HIGH-PERFORMANCE BELTS These Flex belts are ideal for transporting heavy loads and are therefore suitable for use in high-performance conveyor systems 511 287 BMG extends supply of gearboxes and variators https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/bmg-extends-supply-of-gearboxes-and-variators-2019-05-07 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519046 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797647_resized_piasolarspvsolartrackingsystems0520191022.jpg TRACKING THE SUN BMG’s Varvel worm gearboxes are installed on solar panels to ensure that they are in an ideal position to track the sun 511 287 Vert supplies Leroy-Somer motors in Southern Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vert-supplies-leroy-somer-motors-in-southern-africa-2019-05-03 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518798 1558361611 1558648800 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797104_resized_atexinductionmotor0520191022.jpg SAFETY IN EXTREME CONDITIONS The range is ideal for pump, ventilation, agitator and mixed applications in refineries, pipelines, petrochemicals and food industries 511 287 New motor released to electric drives and controls industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-motor-released-to-electric-drives-and-controls-industry-2019-05-24 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518802 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797108_resized_ms2nservomotor0520191022.jpg VERSATILITY IN APPLICATION The MS2N includes over 50 motor types in six motor sizes, five motor lengths and more than 20 fully configurable options 511 287 Company introduces new ACS6080 drive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-introduces-new-acs6080-drive-2019-05-07-1 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519044 1558361612 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797640_resized_acs6080mediumvoltagedrive0520191022.jpg VERSATILE CONTROL The ACS6080 controls all types of AC motors including induction, synchronous and permanent magnet, without the need for different software 511 287 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Noninvasive industrial cybersecurity aims to make South African industries resilient https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/non-invasive-industrial-cybersecurity-aims-to-make-sa-industries-resilient-2019-05-10 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Fri, 10 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518359 1556885088 1557439200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000796121_resized_gecisadirectormikebergen4191022.jpg MIKE BERGEN The cybersecurity solution monitors industrial networks to identify known and unknown anomalous code 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Brokk introduces new hydraulic breaker series https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/brokk-introduces-new-hydraulic-breaker-series-2019-04-16 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Altron appoints Cedric Miller CFO https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/altron-appoints-cedric-miller-cfo-2019-03-14 Marleny Arnoldi CORPORATE ACTIVITY Thu, 14 Mar 2019 09:49:00 +0200 514227 1552550472 1552549740 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 CSIR develops medicine dispensing robot https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-develops-medicine-dispensing-robot-2019-03-06 Creamer Media Reporter Instrumentation & Control Thu, 07 Mar 2019 11:00:00 +0200 513386 1551949855 1551949200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000785579_resized_1022rer.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/77599_2019-03-08_rer527-csir-robot_hd-web.mp463944831CSIR develops medicine dispensing robot CSIR develops medicine dispensing robot SABS to invest R300m in laboratory infrastructure as part of turnaround https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/sabs-identifies-investment-in-laboratory-infrastructure-as-key-to-turnaround-2019-03-06 Terence Creamer STANDARDS & ASSURANCE Wed, 06 Mar 2019 10:50:00 +0200 513248 1551878890 1551862200 99999999999 Creamer Media Reporter 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000784928_resized_garthstrachan210220813duane.jpg SABS Acting CEO Garth Strachan 511 287 AI systems to be used to fight AI cyberthreats https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/ai-dynamic-encryption-to-fight-ai-cyberthreats-2019-02-15 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Fri, 15 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 509355 1549952200 1550181600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000776358_resized_gemaltoafricaidentityanddataprotectionmanagerneilcosser1022.jpg NEIL COSSER Encryption renders data useless to any unauthorised person, effectively protecting it from being misused 511 287 Actom sells Wilec division https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/actom-sells-wilec-division-2019-02-14 Marleny Arnoldi MANUFACTURING Thu, 14 Feb 2019 15:51:00 +0200 511661 1550152742 1550152260 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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 Biogas flowmeter introduced for variable compositions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/biogas-flowmeter-introduced-for-variable-compositions-2019-02-01 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 01 Feb 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508914 1548749389 1548972000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000775290_resized_gaskrohne02191022.jpg GOING WITH THE FLOW The flowmeter is suited to biogas as well as landfill and sewage gas applications 511 287 Collaboration key to protect critical infrastructure from cyberthreats https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-key-to-protect-critical-infrastructure-from-cyber-threats-2019-01-25 Schalk Burger Cybersecurity Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508553 1548333467 1548367200 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Connectivity and security balance critical as smart cities grow https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/connectivity-and-security-balance-is-critical-as-smart-cities-grow-2019-01-18 Schalk Burger Smart Cities Fri, 18 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507312 1547542583 1547762400 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 Engineering firm changes name https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/engineering-firm-changes-name-2019-01-18 Halima Frost Instrumentation & 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 & 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 Energy efficiency practices and technologies can provide significant savings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/energy-efficiency-practices-and-technologies-can-provide-significant-savings-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502591 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761970_resized_johnsoncontrolsneilcameron10181022.jpg NEIL CAMERON About half of total energy savings can be achieved through better management of energy use and the other half by deploying more efficient modern technologies 511 287 Modernisation presents opportunities in industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/modernisation-presents-opportunities-in-industry-2018-11-09 Jessica Oosthuizen Instrumentation & Control 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 Improved performance, energy efficiency and fault-finding https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/building-data-analysis-improves-performance-energy-efficiency-fault-finding-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502596 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Conditions not conducive for retrofits, but regulation can help https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/conditions-not-conducive-for-energy-efficiency-retrofits-but-regulation-can-help-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502584 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000761956_resized_motorsseweurodrivenormanmaleka09181022.jpg NORMAN MALEKA The earlier a company includes energy efficiency as a goal, the less costly the deployment and the greater the savings 511 287 Efficiency prominence increasing in South African businesses https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/prominence-of-energy-efficiency-increasing-in-sa-businesses-2018-11-09 Schalk Burger Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200 502599 1541487542 1541714400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Increased investment in refrigeration model planned https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-plans-increased-investment-in-refrigeration-outsourcing-model-2018-09-06 Paige Müller Instrumentation & Control Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497967 1537193977 1537480800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000752570_resized_heatingandcoolingheadofhvacrefrigerationdawiekriel09181022.jpg DAWIE KRIEL Businesses are operating refrigeration systems that are performing poorly and are expensive to maintain 511 287 Smart factories reshaping the face of manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/smart-factories-connected-manufacturing-reshaping-industry-2018-09-21 Schalk Burger Manufacturing Technology Fri, 21 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 498439 1537193980 1537480800 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000753535_resized_omronsagmvictormarques9181022.jpg VICTOR MARQUES Demands from manufacturers in South Africa indicate a sustained move towards advanced manufacturing and automation 511 287 In situ measurement of hydrogen made possible https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/safety-laser-scanner-sets-new-navigation-standards-2018-09-14-1 Jessica Oosthuizen Instrumentation & Control Fri, 14 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 497349 1536922749 1536876000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000751051_resized_neomonitorslasergas1022.jpg HYDROGEN ANALYSER Neo Monitors has developed a method of measuring hydrogen in situ – the LaserGas II SP H2 511 287 New flowmeter from Instrotech introduced https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-flowmeter-from-instrotech-2018-09-07 Erin Steenhoff-Snethlage Instrumentation & Control Fri, 07 Sep 2018 00:00:00 +0200 496633 1535985410 1536271200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000749283_resized_instrotechkoboldflowmeter0818jpg10222jpg.jpeg VARIABLE FLOW The Kobold Model VKP flowmeter is able to monitor variable liquid flows 511 287