Engineering News | Instrumentation & Control https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/instrumentation Tue, 26 May 2020 02:23:48 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 Company unveils cordless metal cutting circular saw https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-unveils-latest-cordless-metal-cutting-circular-saw-2020-03-19 Mc'Kyla Nortje Instrumentation & Control Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 547701 1585729110 1585864800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company adds new steel cutting tool for its machines https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-adds-new-steel-cutting-tool-for-its-machines-2020-03-19 Mc'Kyla Nortje Instrumentation & Control Fri, 03 Apr 2020 00:00:00 +0200 547702 1585863683 1585864800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000860458_resized_brokkmulticutterpowertool0320201022.jpg Versatile application The mid-size Brokk 200 and 300 remote-controlled demolition machines can use the Darda MC300 Multi Cutter attachment to cut steel material, utility lines and cables in a variety of industries 511 287 Supplier provides quality equipment for optimum productivity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supplier-provides-quality-equipment-for-optimum-productivity-2020-03-05 Mc'Kyla Nortje Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 546408 1583481517 1584655200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000857285_resized_bmgstsubakihighstrengthagribalerchain0320201022.jpg TOUGH CONDITIONS BMG supplies Tsubaki RS100HT heavy-duty reinforced roller chain to meet the high-volume capacity of agricultural machinery in tough operating conditions 511 287 Company supplies portable steelwire-rope inspection solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-supplies-portable-steelwire-rope-inspection-solutions-2020-03-05 Mc'Kyla Nortje Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Mar 2020 00:00:00 +0200 546410 1583481565 1584655200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Automated solution supplied to OEM https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/automated-solution-supplied-to-oem-2020-02-07 Darren Parker Instrumentation & Control Fri, 07 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +0200 542434 1581402227 1581026400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000848273_resized_mhlseweurodrivemoviplcgroup0120201022.jpg MOVING TECHNOLOGY Incorporating the freely programmable MOVI-PLC into the HandlingKinematics solution allows for greater flexibility 511 287 Accessories developed to complement range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/accessories-developed-to-complement-ups-range-2020-01-31 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 31 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541881 1580194487 1580421600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000846922_resized_instrumentationlegrandupsranges01201022.jpg MORE UPS THAN DOWNS The Legrand UPS range is complemented by the recently launched communications accessories 511 287 Flowmeter continues to offer control solutions https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/flow-meter-continues-to-offer-control-solutions-2020-01-31 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 31 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541869 1580194487 1580421600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000846911_resized_endressinstrumentation01201022.jpg PRO FLOW The Promag H 100 controls the flow of materials through proven sensor technology and ultra-compact transmitter electronics 511 287 Eskom considering modifications to failure-prone Medupi conveyor system https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/eskom-considering-modifications-to-failure-prone-medupi-conveyor-system-2020-01-31 Darren Parker ELECTRICITY Fri, 31 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 542269 1580289923 1580421600 99999999999 Terence Creamer 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000847755_resized_eskommedupipowerstationlephalalelimpopo120214duane1022.jpg MODIFICATION ROLLOUT Modifications to the Medupi conveyor systems will also be applied at Kusile 511 287 Successful installation creates further opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/successful-installation-creates-further-opportunities-2020-01-31 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 31 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 541854 1580303251 1580421600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000846894_resized_instrumentationhybridbakery01201022.jpg PERFECT PANEL The installation included control panels, which offered a new human-machine interface 511 287 Boiler leak-detection equipment ideal for power generation https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/boiler-leak-detection-equipment-ideal-for-power-generation-2019-12-03 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 17 Jan 2020 00:00:00 +0200 539730 1578986002 1579212000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000843025_resized_boilertubeinstallation1220191022.jpg KEEPING THE LIGHTS ON The Procon boiler tube leak-detection system can eliminate unplanned shutdowns caused by boiler tube leaks 511 287 Company offers filtration solutions for efficient contamination control https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-filtration-solutions-for-efficient-contamination-control-2019-11-13 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 29 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 537905 1574689174 1574978400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000838524_resized_bmgsfgecopartsfilterelements1022.jpg HANDLING THE PRESSURE BMG’s fluid technology range encompasses EcoPart filter elements for stationary and mobile hydraulic systems from the Filtration Group 511 287 New software module improves truck freight-tracking capability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-software-module-improves-truck-freight-tracking-capability-2019-11-22 Darren Parker Instrumentation & Control Fri, 22 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 537167 1573130772 1574373600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000836596_resized_truckweighbridgevlakvarkfontein202111022jonathan.jpg BRIDGING THE GAP The weighbridge-based software modules enable users to track and control their logistics from supplier to customer 511 287 Demand increasing for compressed-air audits https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/demand-increasing-for-compressed-air-audits-2019-10-22 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 08 Nov 2019 00:00:00 +0200 535762 1572935999 1573164000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000834233_resized_rebuiltairdryer102019102.jpg SAVINGS IN THE AIR Artic Driers can rebuild many old air dryers sold by certain manufacturers. This will make them more energy efficient and generally cost-effective 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 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 Instrumentation & Control 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 Panel systems order fast-tracked for Zimbabwe delivery https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/panel-systems-order-fast-tracked-for-zimbabwe-delivery-2019-10-04 Darren Parker Instrumentation & Control Fri, 04 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532295 1569912648 1570140000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000826339_resized_pumpsirrigationpanelcp2000em0920191022.jpg OPEN AND SHUT CASE The pump panels were assembled, wired and packaged in seven days 511 287 Collaboration leads to advanced AI damage detection https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/collaboration-leads-to-advanced-ai-damage-detection-2019-10-04 Theresa Bhowan Instrumentation & Control Fri, 04 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532245 1569912648 1570140000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Most cyberattacks motivated by espionage https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/manufacturing-industry-subjected-to-espionage-cyberattacks-2019-10-04 Schalk Burger CYBERSECURITY Fri, 04 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532068 1569912653 1570140000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 IT-OT convergence brings benefits and cyberrisks https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/it-ot-convergence-brings-benefits-and-cyberrisks-2019-10-04 Schalk Burger Industrial networks Fri, 04 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +0200 532054 1569912653 1570140000 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 HVAC-R system to be introduced to S Africa in Q1 2020 https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/hvac-r-system-to-be-introduced-to-s-africa-in-q1-2020-2019-09-05 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 531039 1568702824 1568930400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Versatile drives ideal for HVAC industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/versatile-drives-ideal-for-hvac-industry-2019-09-06 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 20 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 531119 1568702825 1568930400 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000823846_resized_seweurodrivemovigear0920191022.jpg MIXING CONVEYORS The conveyor system consists of a central conveyor that is fed by eight smaller conveyors, each of which contain various frozen-food products to be mixed 511 287 Predictive maintenance can be deployed cost-effectively in manufacturing https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/predictive-maintenance-in-manufacturing-can-be-deployed-cost-effectively-wipro-2019-09-13 Schalk Burger Predictive Maintenance Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529208 1568035160 1568325600 99999999999 Martin Zhuwakinyu 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000819657_resized_wiprosabusinessdevelopmentmanagersimonshaw8191022.jpg SIMON SHAW Digital twins allow companies to model process and equipment changes and thereby contribute to their business strategy 511 287 CSIR calls for proposals from the public to use its photonics facility https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-calls-for-proposals-to-use-its-photonics-facility-2019-09-13 Theresa Bhowan Instrumentation & Control Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 530067 1568035155 1568325600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000821439_resized_lasertechcsirppf20920191022.jpg PHOTONIC TECHNOLOGY The photonic prototyping facility was designed for individuals or organisations who wish to design photonics products 511 287 Innovations lead to versatile marking solutions for warehouse applications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/innovations-lead-to-versatile-marking-solutions-2019-09-13 Theresa Bhowan Instrumentation & Control Fri, 13 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 530216 1568035156 1568325600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000821767_resized_lasertechtraceabilitysolutionsuvonelaser0920191022.jpg UV/ONE LASER The all-in-one laser can be used for the traceability and identification of products and is designed to mark challenging materials 511 287 Built-in security offers control system integrity https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/built-in-security-offers-control-system-integrity-2019-09-06 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529421 1567492430 1567720800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000820111_resized_temperaturerockwell558009191022.jpg SAFE AND SOUND The Ethernet communication module and corresponding controller offer safer solutions to industrial control systems 511 287 Differential pressure transmitter available in South Africa https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/differential-pressure-transmitter-available-in-s-africa-2019-09-06 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529433 1567492431 1567720800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000820121_resized_temperaturevepachalstrup09191022.jpg UNDER PRESSURE The differential pressure transmitter can be used in various industries and applications 511 287 Drive configuration allows for optimal speed control https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/drive-configuration-allows-for-optimal-speed-control-2019-09-06 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529440 1567492431 1567720800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000820128_resized_temperaturebmgnord09191022.jpg SPEEDO CRUISE The Nord drive system effectively controls the speed of the motor to achieve optimum performance 511 287 V-Drives complement pump control https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/v-drives-complement-pump-control-2019-09-06 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529442 1567492431 1567720800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000820135_resized_temperaturedlmoptistick09191022.jpg STICK IT The Optistick complements the V-Drives through enhanced communication ability 511 287 New vaporising regulator increases accuracy and reliability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vaporising-regulator-increases-accuracy-and-reliability-2019-09-06 Halima Frost Instrumentation & Control Fri, 06 Sep 2019 00:00:00 +0200 529423 1567492431 1567720800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000820104_resized_temperatureemerson0209191022.jpg CONTROL FREAK The series of controllers ensure optimal performance and safety in locations rated as hazardous 511 287 Post-harvest tech expands to fire sector https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/post-harvest-tech-expands-to-fire-sector-2019-08-15 Cameron Mackay Instrumentation & Control Fri, 30 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 528802 1566888815 1567116000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000818885_resized_n2orssysteminstallation0820191022.jpg FIRE SUPPRESSION ACCEPTANCE The challenge lies in presenting this solution, which cannot be seen, compared to solutions which can be physically seen such as foam or sprinkler systems 511 287 Tech provider upgrades control at Mozal Aluminium https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/tech-provider-upgrades-control-at-mozal-aluminium-2019-08-09 Mamaili Mamaila Instrumentation & Control Fri, 09 Aug 2019 00:00:00 +0200 526194 1564752889 1565301600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 CSIR senior engineer hopeful that study paves way for better roads, safer vehicles https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/csir-senior-engineer-hopeful-that-study-paves-way-for-better-roads-safer-vehicles-2019-07-26 Simone Liedtke TRANSPORT Fri, 26 Jul 2019 15:25:00 +0200 526995 1564147628 1564147500 99999999999 Chanel de Bruyn 0 0 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