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Switchgear & Starters

Next-generation vacuum circuit breaker with thermal monitoring

10th March 2022 Schneider Electric has enhanced its EasyPacT EXE vacuum circuit breaker series, which connects building infrastructures, large commercial buildings and industrial plants to the electricity grid, with the latest generation thermal monitoring system. The new product offers additional Internet of... 

Locally manufactured switchboard installed with minimal downtime

12th November 2021 A locally manufactured switchboard was recently supplied to a gold producer in Gauteng, in a manner that was aimed at minimising disruption to the plant. The choice of a Zest WEG MTW05 medium voltage (MV) switchboard was based on the panels’ compact dimensions, safety features and internal arc... 

Image of Zest WEG MTW05 medium voltage (MV) switchboard
Zest WEG supplied a locally manufactured MTW05 medium voltage switchboard to a gold producer in Gauteng

Soft-starters promise complete motor control and protection

19th March 2021 By allowing the smooth acceleration and deceleration of motors by controlling the voltage, soft-starters can greatly reduce mechanical stresses on couplings and transmission devices during the start-up of a motor. In pumping applications, the smart control prevents water hammer and pressure... 

The new WEG SSW900 soft-starters are seen as the ideal choice for complete motor control and protection
The new WEG SSW900 soft-starters are seen as the ideal choice for complete motor control and protection

Electech LS

By: Creamer Media Reporter      18th December 2020 Sales of low voltage switch gear from LS Electric, such as miniature circuit breakers (6 kA and 10 kA), moulded circuit breakers (Metasol and Susol), contractors and overloads (thermal and electronics), manual motor starters, air circuit breakers (fixed and draw out types. Electech LS is based in... 

Electech LS

Pressure switch withstands higher process temperatures

3rd June 2020 A pressure switch with a large adjustable switch differential is now able to withstand higher process temperatures than previous models. WIKA’s PSM-700 pressure switch is designed for control and monitoring applications and has been upgraded to offer high adjustability of the switch differential.... 

WIKA's PSM-700 pressure switch
WIKA's PSM-700 pressure switch

Capacitive level switch for fluid, pasty and powdery media

3rd June 2020 A capacitive level switch used mainly for the registration of limit levels, full/empty signals in pipes and tanks in fluid, pasty and powdery media and for the dry running protection of pumps, has been introduced. Martens, part of the GHM Group of companies, introduced the MLC 437 capacitive... 

The Marten MLC437 capacitive level switch
The Marten MLC437 capacitive level switch


22nd November 2019 BMG is a leading distributor of Danfoss and Vacon Variable Speed Drives and Soft Starters as well a being a Danfoss DrivePro® service partner.  


Programmable time switches with advanced precision

13th August 2019 Advanced technology time switches designed for easy programming and high clock-precision, are now available for industrial, commercial and domestic environments. The devices are used to switch an electric circuit on or off at selected times during a pre-programmed time period. The analogue and... 

Programmable time switches with advanced precision

Electech LSis

6th November 2018 Electech LSis is the representative agency of LS Industrial Systems in Southern Africa and is one of South Africa's largest LV and MV Switchgear and motor control suppliers. Caters to the Industrial, Commercial, Para-statal and Domestic markets and offers technical backup on all LS products. Tel:... 

Electech LSis

Voltex Lsis

9th November 2017 Voltex LSis holds the sole agency of LS Industrial Systems, part of the LG Group – a Korean-based manufacturer of switchgear and motor control products – in Southern Africa. The company is ISO 9001 certified. All products meet local requirements and standards such as IECs, SABS and Marine Certified. 

Voltex Lsis

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