Engineering News | Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/page/motors-drives-and-mechanical-power-transmission Fri, 19 Jul 2019 18:28:46 +0200 FeedCreator 1.7.3 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 Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission 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 Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission 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 Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission 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 Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission 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 VSD important for energy savings in HVAC industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/vsd-important-for-energy-savings-in-hvac-industry-2019-05-09 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 519104 1558361613 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797777_resized_yorkvsdchiller0520191022.jpg VSD VARIATION Variable speed drives can assist in managing loads if there are variations in loads, such as load-shedding, which is important in an African context 511 287 Company introduces new ACS6080 drive https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/abb-introduces-new-acs6080-drive-2019-05-07-1 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission 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 New VSD software offers energy savings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-vsd-software-offers-energy-savings-2019-05-03 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 24 May 2019 00:00:00 +0200 518796 1558361611 1558648800 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000797380_resized_thewegcfwdrivesrange0520191022.jpg LIGHTEN THE LOAD While there are a variety of different sized motors that will have different efficiencies, energy savings increase exponentially as the load decreases 511 287 Acquisition of German company confirmed https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisition-of-german-company-confirmed-2019-01-10 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508266 1548081095 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773951_resized_office01191022.jpg BONFIGLIOLI AS GLOBAL LEADER The company's goal is to continue expanding into heavy construction, mining machinery, marine, port and airport equipment markets 511 287 Company focused on agriculture https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-focused-on-agriculture-2019-01-10 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 508246 1548081095 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773904_resized_agrismartsolutionnampo05181022.jpg AGRI-SMART SOLUTION The joint venture will bring the most essential spare products closer to farmers, in order to satisfy their maintenance needs for bearings and agricultural products 511 287 Expanded products portfolio leads to new opportunities https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/expanded-products-portfolio-leads-to-new-opportunities-2019-01-08 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 507929 1548081094 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000773190_resized_bearingsproductgroup1120181022.jpg FENNER PRODUCT GROUP 2018 The extended scope has put BMG in a position to deal with conveyors clients 511 287 Motor Scan beneficial for various sectors https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motor-scan-beneficial-for-various-sectors-2018-12-06 Cameron Mackay Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 Jan 2019 00:00:00 +0200 506793 1548081094 1548367200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000771046_resized_electricmotor1220181022.jpg WEG MOTOR SCAN The sensor measures the vibration, temperature and operational hours of electric motors to detect irregularities 511 287 Acquisitions allow for access to tech, developments in industry https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/acquisitions-allow-for-access-to-new-technology-developments-in-motor-industry-2018-05-25 Shannon de Ryhove Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 485898 1526912746 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724499_resized_motorscan1022.jpg Zest WEG Group will launch the Motor Scan at Electra Mining in September 511 287 Alternative drive systems for offshore operations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/alternative-drive-systems-for-offshore-operations-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486108 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724910_resized_motorsdrivesbonfigliolirig05181022.jpg GROUNDED OFFSHORE Pedestal-mounted lattice boom cranes with an innovative electric drive concept 511 287 Company offers technical advisory for clients https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-offers-technical-advisory-for-clients-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486137 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724956_resized_motorsdrivesbmgassembly05181022.jpg CRITICAL FACTOR Budget chains help reduce costs for procurement managers 511 287 New drive generation ensures energy savings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-drive-generation-ensures-energy-savings-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486154 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724960_resized_motorsdrivesabb05181022.jpg SPACE & ENERGY SAVING Compact package optimises costs and saves space 511 287 New shafts to enhance motor performance https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-shafts-to-enhance-motors-performance-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486122 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724941_resized_motorsdrivessiemens05181022.jpg COMPLETE PACKAGE The perfectly coordinated system permits optimum closed-loop control of pumps, fans and compressors. 511 287 Commissioning under way following VSD supply https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/supply-first-for-south-african-drive-giant-2018-05-25 Halima Frost Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 +0200 486102 1526912747 1527199200 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000724890_resized_motorsdrivessew05181022.jpg DRIVING THE MINE This variable speed drive was one of the biggest ever supplied by SEW-EURODRIVE South Africa 511 287 Growing global trend for small, compact and cost-saving VSDs https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/growing-global-trend-for-small-compact-and-cost-saving-vsds-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473712 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697821_resized_movigearintegrateddriveunit122017seweurodrive1022.jpg MOVIGEAR MECHATRONIC DRIVE UNIT The units are able to reduce installation and start-up efforts and costs 511 287 High-performance chain offers enhanced strength and reliability https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/high-performance-chain-offers-enhanced-strength-and-reliability-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474825 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Increasing energy cost prompts need for drive systems https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/increasing-energy-cost-prompts-need-for-drive-systems-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474462 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000699389_resized_u1000matrixdrive122017varispeed1022.jpg U1000 MATRIX DRIVE The U1000 matrix drive does not require any additional filtering to achieve low harmonics 511 287 Misaligned pulleys affect belt efficiency and life span https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/misaligned-pulleys-affect-belt-efficiency-and-life-span-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473216 1516688534 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697320_resized_fennerdrivealignmentlaser112017bmg1022.jpg FENNER DRIVE ALIGNMENT LASER The Fenner Drive Alignment Laser is designed for accurate pulley and sprocket alignment 511 287 Motor solutions ensure simpler, more compatible installations https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motor-solutions-ensure-simpler-more-compatible-installations-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 473789 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000697983_resized_easypacttvs122017magnetschneider1022.jpg EASYPACT TVS The EasyPact TVS range encompasses nine sizes of contactors that cover a broad range of current ratings 511 287 Multifunction vibration meter redefines vibration screening https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/multifunction-vibration-meter-redefines-vibration-screening-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474901 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 VFD adoption triggers need for bearing protection rings https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/reliable-mitigation-of-shaft-voltages-lead-to-increase-in-bearing-protection-2018-01-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 Jan 2018 00:00:00 +0200 474000 1516688535 1516917600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Range of power transmissions showcased at fair https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/range-of-power-transmissions-showcased-at-show-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452128 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 New torque limiter sizes added to developer’s range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-torque-limiter-sizes-added-to-developers-range-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452134 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Solutions specialist expands product range https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/solutions-specialist-expands-product-range-2017-05-26 Simone Liedtke Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 449135 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000641148_resized_altivaratv320variablespeeddrives032017magnetschneiderelectricaljpg1022.jpg ALTIVAR ATV320 This system has been developed to optimise design and engineering costs 511 287 Three new paramotors available for South African market https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/three-new-paramotors-available-for-s-african-market-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452228 1495523577 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648821_resized_motorsdriveshuntex2017parajetvictor290420171022.jpg PARAMOTORS The paramotors using a running start are limited to one person 511 287 Quad bikes and side-by-side vehicles used for rough terrains https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/quad-bikes-and-side-by-side-vehicles-used-for-rough-terrains-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452224 1495525950 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648879_resized_20170404smithpower1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/68933_2017-04-04_smithpower_-_lio-hd_web.mp410735446Smith Power Equipment Polaris and Linhai product range national sales manager Mark Chittenden explains the advantages and uses of the small off-road vehicles. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva Smith Power Equipment Polaris and Linhai product range national sales manager Mark Chittenden explains the advantages and uses of the small off-road vehicles. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva Uniquely designed industrial gear units supplied to Kazakhstan gold mine https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/uniquely-designed-industrial-gear-units-supplied-to-kazakhstan-gold-mine-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452193 1495715545 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 1 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000648892_resized_20170404seweurodrive1022.jpg 511 287 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/attachments/68934_2017-04-04_seweurodrive_-_lio-hd_web.mp416398077SEW-Eurodrive South Africa projects head Rudi Swanepoel explains the challenges and designs required for the units. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva SEW-Eurodrive South Africa projects head Rudi Swanepoel explains the challenges and designs required for the units. Camerawork: Victor Moolman. Editing: Lionel da Silva New range of drives and motors available in SA https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/new-range-of-drives-and-motors-available-in-south-africa-2017-05-26 Victor Moolman Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 26 May 2017 00:00:00 +0200 452131 1496992745 1495749600 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Next-generation voltage drives launched https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-launches-its-next-generation-of-voltage-drive-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439310 1485238956 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Inverter drives set for April launch https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/inverter-drives-set-for-april-launch-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439460 1485238956 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company aims to be lead supplier https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-aims-to-be-lead-supplier-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439479 1485238956 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 https://cisp.cachefly.net/assets/articles/images/resized/0000617242_resized_bearingsinternationalbauermotorsanddrives1220161022.jpg EXTENSIVE PRODUCT OFFERING The main benefit of the brands represented by BI is cost saving and reduced downtime 511 287 Motors shielded in hazardous environments https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/motors-shielded-in-hazardous-environments-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439403 1485238956 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Specialist to supply ten motors to Jhb water plant https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/specialist-to-supply-ten-motors-to-jhb-water-plant-2017-01-12 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439364 1485238956 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Company earns electric motors certification https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/company-earns-electric-motors-certification-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439342 1489389197 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0 Complete solution provided for medium voltage applications https://www.engineeringnews.co.za/article/complete-solution-provided-for-medium-voltage-applications-2017-01-27 Kimberley Smuts Motors, Drives and Mechanical Power Transmission Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 +0200 439386 1489390480 1485468000 99999999999 Zandile Mavuso 0 0