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Enclosure series for explosion protection in process automation
February 2019, Pepperl+Fuchs
For many years, users have been waiting for a new, universal enclosure system in the field of electrical explosion protection. Having invested in this area, Pepperl+Fuchs has developed the GRP enclosure ...

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Rittal’s new industry-first enclosure system
February 2019, Rittal
Following the official launch of Rittal’s new VX25 large enclosure system at last year’s Hanover Trade Fair, Rittal South Africa unveiled this evolution during a customer day which took place last year. ...

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RS launches rugged Molex connectors
February 2019, RS Components SA
RS Components has introduced the Molex Squba range of 1,80 mm sealed wire-to-wire connectors, designed to fit into small spaces while offering IP67 protection against liquid, dust and dirt. Squba supports ...

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Isobus series of connectors from Amphenol
February 2019, RS Components SA
RS Components has announced availability of a new series of Isobus circular connectors manufactured by Amphenol, a leading maker of connectivity components for industrial engineering applications. The ...

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RS introduces Harting’s compact industrial Ethernet interface
February 2019, RS Components SA
RS Components has announced availability of the Harting ix Industrial range of Ethernet interfaces. These new devices set a higher standard and respond to the future challenges posed by Industry 4.0 and ...

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Compact splice boxes for future-proof data transmission
December 2018, Phoenix Contact
The new FDX 20 splice boxes from Phoenix Contact extend the range to ensure continuously reliable data transmission in real time. With their compact and uniform design, the splice boxes provide ample ...

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Cables for the direct current era
November 2018, Lapp Southern Africa
Alternating current is the blood that flows through the veins of most power grids. It conveys electrical energy across great distances from the power station to factories and homes. But the monopoly of ...

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Fortress creates safer workplaces for Industry 4.0
November 2018, Deebar
A leader in networked access control systems, Fortress’ technology helps create safer workplaces where employees in industrial environments are safeguarded from injury, equipment is protected from damage ...

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Amphenol connectors target ­agricultural machinery
November 2018, RS Components SA
RS Components has announced availability of a new series of Isobus circular connectors, manufactured by Amphenol. The key application area for this series of cable connector sockets is in agricultural ...

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Tamper protection with RFID safety sensors
November 2018, RS Components SA
The new RFID sensors from ifm electronic can display switch-off operation directly using the LED display when the actuator slowly leaves the sensing range. This means that, for example, the door and the ...

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Easy-to-read identification system
November 2018, Banding and Identification Solutions
Such has been the success of the Easy Read system locally that it has been adopted exclusively by a major hydraulic equipment manufacturer for the past decade to tag hoses. A diversified power management ...

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How to choose the right cable
October 2018, Turck Banner
Cables are an essential part of any industrial application. Therefore, it is important to make sure to choose the appropriate cable material for the environment, especially where chemical cleaning solutions, ...

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Legrand’s multimedia cables
October 2018, Legrand
Legrand’s extensive range of cables and accessories encompasses multimedia cables, which are designed to fit into work areas and in spaces where technology-users need access to power and data connections. ...

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How to tell category data cables apart
September 2018, Helukabel
Data cable basics One can compare category cables to a multi-lane road; the more lanes a road has, the more vehicles that are able to travel on this road concurrently. The standards are generally based ...

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Weatherproof cabinets from ­Legrand
September 2018, Legrand
Legrand’s Plexo3 weatherproof cabinets are available in 11 sizes and have optimised dimensions from 2 to 4 x 18 modules, for distribution up to 125 A. These durable enclosures, with a fully reversible ...

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Avoiding cross-contamination
August 2018, Morton Controls
Food-borne diseases and bacteria are a concern at factories dealing with various forms of food, beverage and bio-pharma products, using the same machines. While all the plants in these industries have ...

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Metal content cable ties ensure product integrity
August 2018, HellermannTyton
Many food, beverage and pharmaceutical products on supermarket shelves are household names and their brand reputation depends on assured safety and hygienic processes. On a daily basis, the prevention ...

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Cables for robots in the Industry 4.0 era
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, Lapp Southern Africa
Worldwide, annual growth in the installation of industrial robots has been 16% since 2010. The automotive industry continues to dominate, but other sectors are catching up, with use in consumer electronics ...

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Eldon extends floor standing ­enclosure range
July 2018, ATI Systems
Easy engineering and assembly are two of Eldon’s central development drivers. One recent example is the further development of the successful mild steel single and double door compact floor standing ranges, ...

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Abrasives for metalworking and industrial applications
July 2018, RS Components SA
RS Components has introduced 3M’s new Silver portfolio of portable bonded abrasives for use with a wide range of cutting and grinding tools in metalworking applications. New products in the Silver portfolio ...

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