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Digital twins, science-fiction or reality?
Absolute Perspectives, This Week's Editor's Pick

Industrie 4.0 introduces the somewhat abstract concept of a ‘digital twin’. But is this really new, does it actually exist anywhere in practice, and if so, what steps should be followed to build one? A ...

Sensor solution for high-end vehicle market
SICK Automation Southern Africa, Sensors & Transducers

SICK Automation Southern Africa (SICK) was contracted by Mahle, a manufacturer of vehicle heat exchangers, to install an imaged based sensor solution in its KwaZulu-Natal manufacturing facility. Mahle ...

Siemens heightens industrial cyber security
Siemens Digital Factory & Process Indust. & Drives, IT in Manufacturing

Siemens presented a solution for detecting anomalies in industrial networks at Hannover Messe 2018. Industrial Anomaly Detection enables security-related incidents such as unauthorised intrusions and ...

Optimising a wind-farm layout
Electrical Power & Protection

Governments around the world know the importance of supplementing fossil-fuelled energy with renewable energy in an effort to ensure a greener and cleaner environment for our planet. Wind is a renewable ...

RS Components exhibits at MTE Botswana
RS Components SA, News

RS Components showcased a range of industrial products and new technologies at the Mining and Technical Exhibitions (MTE) in Botswana from 16 to 20 April. The company also recently launched its Africa ...

Substation retrofit gives IEC 61850 MMS solution
RJ Connect, Fieldbus & Industrial Networking

A regional substation was tasked with improving the substation’s performance and reducing maintenance problems, but without replacing several key serial IEDs already in operation. Since the many RTUs, ...

Skyriders’ contract at major petchem producer

From work at tank farms to power station boiler inspection, Skyriders’ five year contract at a major petrochemical producer in South Africa has progressed in leaps and bounds. The access specialist began ...

Parker’s new GLF iprotect low pressure filters score on efficiency
Parker Hannifin - Sales Company South Africa, Pneumatics & Hydraulics

Parker Hannifin has introduced the GLF iprotect series, a new generation of low pressure filters. As with Parker’s proven high and medium pressure types, the innovative and environmentally friendly design ...

Fibre optic temperature monitoring of switchgear
Spero Sensors & Instrumentation, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

AP Sensing’s passive fibre optic cable provides accurate temperature measurements along the length of equipment such as a conveyor belt, or inside switchgear. The system enables cost-effective monitoring ...

Industrial Edge adds cloud benefits at the field level
Siemens Digital Factory & Process Indust. & Drives, IT in Manufacturing

Siemens is introducing a digitalisation platform to the market in the form of Siemens Industrial Edge. This extends automation devices by providing data processing at machine level and by bringing highly ...

Rockwell software release optimises productivity and reduces design time
Rockwell Automation, IT in Manufacturing

Engineers can design, build and commission automation systems more quickly, using the newly enhanced Rockwell Software Studio 5000 integrated development environment. This latest software release includes ...

Omron delivers a practical illustration of industrial automation
Omron Electronics, News

Omron Electronics South Africa recently hosted an event at its head office in Johannesburg where clients and the media had the opportunity to experience Industrie 4.0 first hand. On display was the ...

Turck takes over industry cloud software
RET Automation Controls, News

Turck has acquired the cloud software of IoT specialists, Beck IPC as part of a technology buyout. The fully developed software solution provides the foundation for the development of the in-house industrial ...

Non-contact IR thermometer – efficiency in thermal testing
HellermannTyton, Temperature Measurement

HellermannTyton’s T151 non-contact IR thermometer is suitable for various industries such as food and beverage, mining and refrigeration. The instrument ensures machinery is working optimally by finding ...

Onsite oil treatment saves transformers
Zest WEG Group Africa, Electrical Power & Protection

With what is claimed to be the largest mobile oil regeneration plant in Africa, WEG Transformers Africa (WTA) plays a vital role in extending the life of South Africa’s transformer population and preventing ...

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