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Temperature, Pressure and Process Control

Intelligent controllers prevent failure and downtime

6th May 2005 Failure in the production process is often due to burnt-out elements, stress as a result of thermal expansion in the startup phase, or processes overheating or suddenly stopping. 

New dual-output isolator added to product range

By: Ollie Madlala     6th May 2005 Thirty-year-old manufacturer, designer and supplier of temperature and vibration transmitters IQ Instruments has recently added a new dual-output isolator 

Process-knowledge system generates positive market response

By: Ollie Madlala     6th May 2005 Leading provider of automation and business solutions Honeywell Process Solutions is excited about the response that it is receiving from the market. 

Infrared camera improves inspection of materials

By: abdul cook     19th November 2004 The use of infrared cameras in predictive maintenance is becoming increasingly common, says H Rohloff sales manager Johan Jansen van Vuuren. 

Wanted: BEE partner

By: Liezel Hill     27th August 2004 $23-billion US-based business Honeywell earlier this month took to the pages of the South African Sunday newspapers, advertising for a black economic empowerment (BEE) partner. 

Product combines computer and programmable logic controller functionality

7th May 2004 Today, programmable automation controllers (PACs) provide a new option for implementing industrial data-acquisition systems. 

New low-cost controllers enter the market

7th May 2004 The latest versions of low-cost temperature controllers introduced by a Johannesburg-based company are programmable units with fuzzy-modified-PID heat and cool control. 

One-stop facility to cater for all temperature requirements

By: lauren rota     7th May 2004 A local company is broadening its temperature-product range to boost its share in the market. 

Continued product evolution translates into market success

By: lauren rota     7th May 2004 Two new pressure products available on the local market are developed to be safer, easier to control and to handle multiple display options. 

Cost-effective process control requires well-defined processes, says company

By: lauren rota     7th May 2004 The cost-effective control of processes is best achieved through the development of standards for repeat-able tasks, enabling a better understanding of the process through well-defined repetitive units. 

Company calls for operational and financial info integration

By: lauren rota     7th May 2004 While software systems for the capture of information abound, the accessibility of relevant information – in a manageable form – to managers and accountants has frequently posed a problem. 

New software to offer personalised solutions

By: lauren rota     7th May 2004 A local black-owned business intel- ligence (BI) and knowledge management solutions provider will soon be distrib uting software created by an international technology partner, aimed at personalising solutions for clients. 

Workflow solution allows more time for bigger picture

By: lauren rota     7th May 2004 A local electronic-infrastructure provider has introduced a twofold service through a licensed workflow solution. 

Aviation sector proves to be a lucrative new market

By: Helene Le Roux     9th May 2003 Specialist supplier of electrical heating systems, controllers, sensors, components, and dispensing systems, Bartec Barlian, is finding new opportunities for its products in the aviation market. 

Temperature measurement system installed at electricity provider

By: Helene Le Roux     9th May 2003 National electricity supplier Eskom earlier this year announced that it would spend R50-billion on capital projects over the next five years, largely on the refurbishment of its power stations. 

Firm emphasises the correct control of process equipment

By: Helene Le Roux     9th May 2003 Control of process equipment is central to the manufacturing success of companies across most industries. 

TV brand's new process control challenge

By: Helene Le Roux     9th May 2003 As a global company in the instrumentation and control field, LG Industrial Systems provides a host of solutions for process control. 

Sole distributorship agreement signed

9th May 2003 Control solutions company Honeywell Southern Africa’s measurement and control division has announced a new sole distributorship agreement with ultrasonic level measurement specialists, Solid Applied Technologies – an established technology arm of the internationally well-known Solid... 

Book on radar level measurement launched

9th May 2003 A new book on radar level measurement technology for measurement and control engineers is available from local level technology company, Vega Instruments. 

Local Scada system growing its presence at steel plant

9th May 2003 Three years ago the Highveld Steel and Vanadium Corporation steelworks in Witbank, Mpumalanga selected the Adroit supervisory control and data acquisition (Scada) human machine interface (HMI) to replace the obsolete system at the plant. 

Safeguarding perishable goods with temperature monitors

9th May 2003 Johannesburg-based supplier of heating equipment Safurnco, provides Monitor recorders to the local market. 

Range of temperature controllers on offer

9th May 2003 Easy to install and to replace, Rhomberg’s Thermoline range of temperature controllers are available in a variety of models are said to be tailor-made to suit customers’ requirements. 

Correct mechanical equipment ensures accuracy

9th May 2003 As the technology surrounding process control has advanced continuously over the past 40 years, and is now at a stage where high accuracy is an accepted norm, it is important that the mechanical equipment used to implement these processes are of an equally high standard, says DoseTech technical... 

New temperature loggers enter the local market

9th May 2003 Two new Hioki temperature loggers have been introduced to the local market by TIM Controls, exclusive distributors in Southern Africa for the Hioki range of test and measurement instruments. 

Key acquisition marks 10 years of business success

By: Marius Roodt     31st May 2002 An East Rand company is celebrating the tenth anniversary of its founding by acquiring a complementary business that will immediately increase its yearly sales turnover by more than a third. 

Insulation for low-voltage machinery

31st May 2002 Specialist in electrical insulation materials and industrial laminates Calidus Von Roll Isola has launched a new wire insulation material, which, in comparison with conventional varnished winding wires, significantly extends the life of low-voltage machinery. 

Multifunction thermostats tailored to local market

10th May 2002 Legrand’s range of Mosaic electrical switches and sockets includes sophisticated thermostats which measure and control temperature in offices, shops, commercial buildings and homes. 

Binary flow monitor for use in all media

10th May 2002 The type SI 1006 binary flow monitors from IFM Electronic, represented in South Africa by Shorrock Automation, provide reliable flow monitoring of all media. 

SA thermocouple maker toasts fiftieth anniversary

By: nkolola halwindi     10th May 2002 One of the largest thermocouple manufacturers in Africa, Temperature Control, of Johannesburg, has celebrated 50 years of service to the industry. 

High-speed, accurate temperature calibrator introduced to S Africa

By: nkolola halwindi     10th May 2002 A high-performance industrial temperature calibrator, which combines the accuracy of laboratory calibrators with the speed and portability of dry-block calibrators, has been launched in the South Africa by East Rand-based Blanes Instruments. 

Remote transmitters for processing industry

By: nkolola halwindi     10th May 2002 Benoni-based instrument supplier VFP Fluid Projects has launched a new range of remote transmitters with an electronics design that ensures long-term reliability, signal stability and easy user set-up and operation, which is suitable for use in the processing industry. 

Local firm unveils a compact ultrasonic level-measurement device

By: nkolola halwindi     10th May 2002 A new range of compact transmitters for non-contact level measurement of fluids, pastes, and coarse bulk materials, known as ultrasonic level measurements prosonic M, has been launched by instrumentation specialist Endress+Hauser, of Johannesburg. 

Pollution control with new gas-measurement device

By: nkolola halwindi     10th May 2002 There is now a need for devices that can measure chemicals in humid applications as government has tightened legislation on the release of toxic gasses into the air. 

Secunda detergent alcohol project heats up

By: nkolola halwindi     10th May 2002 Specialist supplier of electrical heating systems, controllers, sensors, components and dispensing systems Bartec Barlian has completed the design, manufacture and assembly of the first series of surface-heating control panels for Sasol Olefins and Surfactants’ new detergent alcohol project... 

Control system elevates cement factory's technological status

By: nkolola halwindi     10th May 2002 Local cement manufacturer PPC Cement’s Dwaalboom factory, in the Northern Province, is now one of the most technologically-advanced cement plants in the world. 

Handheld flue-gas analyser is now available in S Africa

10th May 2002 The South African distributor for the German-manufactured Afriso range, Instrotech, of Johannesburg, has added another product to its range. 

Nigeria to benefit from SA revenue management systems

1st June 2001 The Nigerian market is regarded as having greater potential than the South African by Pretoria-based Grintek Energy Technologies (GET) marketing and sales manager Alwyn van Jaarsveld. 

Companies urged to mentor graduates

By: System Author     12th May 2000 Temperature, pressure & process control training 

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