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SA Instrumentation & Control Buyers' Guide

Securely into the cloud with Beckhoff IoT
Beckhoff Automation, IT in Manufacturing

Beckhoff has introduced its universal control solution for all the technical systems of a building, including components for simple and safe communication with cloud systems. With demonstrations of cloud-based ...

Vert Energy supplies load bank system into Botswana

Vert Energy, distributors of ASCO power switching and control components in southern Africa, has supplied its first load bank system into Botswana. Peter Investments has acquired the system, which will ...

Yokogawa wins Kuwait desalination plant control system order
Yokogawa South Africa, News

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that its subsidiary, Yokogawa Electric Korea, has received an order from Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction, a major South Korean plant construction company, ...

Software boost for Parker’s general purpose VSDs
Parker Hannifin - Sales Company South Africa, Motion Control & Drives

AC10 variable speed drives now compatible with DSE Lite control software.

Optimum functionality in distance sensing applications
Countapulse Controls, Sensors & Transducers

Optimum functionality during logistical operations, whether in manufacturing or storage facilities, demands the ability to sense a wide range of objects rapidly and with absolute accuracy. The Leuze ...

ETG releases EtherCAT P specification documents

The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) published a first draft of the official EtherCAT P technology specification last autumn. Now, the documents have been released to coincide with the last ETG Technical ...

Miniature encoder for mobile equipment
RET Automation Controls, Sensors & Transducers

Turck’s compact and wear-free Ri360-QR20 miniature encoder is especially designed for use in mobile machinery. The new encoder series with IP68/IP69K protection exceeds the e1/E1 requirements and comes ...

Photoelectric sensor with IO-Link
ifm Electronic RSA, Sensors & Transducers

The powerful new O8 sensor is an optimum choice for applications where space is at a premium, such as assembly and robotics. It might be small, but the sensor achieves a range of 80 mm independent of ...



Sheet break detection at a paper machine
UIC Instrumentation, Sensors & Transducers

Sheet break detection may be a demanding task, because of different applications in paper machine wet end compared to dry end. Traditionally photo cells are used for web break detection since they perform ...

Setpoint’s condition monitoring solution earns Frost & Sullivan recognition
PREI Instrumentation, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

In a market where the online condition monitoring trend is gaining prominence, and diagnostics and predictive maintenance strategies are becoming more important in understanding the causes for machine ...

BMG at Nampo
Bearing Man Group t/a BMG, News

BMG exhibited its extensive range of agricultural components at Nampo, where the stand highlighted the importance of the company’s Boer Slim/Smart Farming concept, launched by BMG four years ago to assist ...

New AC drives reduce energy costs
Motion Control & Drives

Following its global release at Automation Fair 2016, Rockwell Automation Sub-Saharan Africa launching the new Allen-Bradley PowerFlex 755T drives to local markets at Automation University Classic 2017, ...

Cement kiln burning zone temperature measurement
R & C Instrumentation, Temperature Measurement

The formation of the most important cement mineral, C3S (alite) occurs in the burning zone, where the temperature is between 1300-1450°C. The stability of burning zone temperatures directly determines ...

4-axis step motor controller
SMC Pneumatics South Africa, Motion Control & Drives

Through listening to and responding to its customers’ ever-changing needs, SMC Pneumatics has introduced the JXC83 controller, which can control up to four electric actuators simultaneously for single ...

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