IS & Ex
Fire detection and suppression in mines
June 2017, Spero Sensors & Instrumentation
Sperosens’ solutions for the South African mining industry include deep mine distributed telemetry systems, coupled with carefully chosen fire detection and suppression options catering to unique customer requirements.
Yokogawa releases enhanced version of ProSafe-RS
June 2017, Yokogawa South Africa
Easy adoption and use in fire and gas systems.
Compact control stations for LNG compressors
June 2017, Stahl Esaco
These days, natural gas is extracted in remote regions and then shipped around the world. To make optimal use of the cargo capacity, compressors are used aboard production platforms and tankers to compress
Functional safety (SIL) basics for process control
May 2017, Extech Safety Systems
The management of functional safety applies throughout the lifecycle of a process plant, from initial design through to decommissioning.
Compact safety light curtains and grids
May 2017, ifm Electronic RSA
In applications with dangerous areas requiring finger, hand and operator protection, the small and powerful safety light curtains and light grids from ifm are a good choice.
The main differences of
Africa Automation Fair 2017 Preview, Prime Automation
Prime Automation supplies the Pilz brand, offering the highest level of quality in safe sensors (light curtains, interlocks, e-stops), control relays and safety PLCs. The company also offers safety training
Ex de flanged solutions
Africa Automation Fair 2017 Preview, Pepperl+Fuchs
Pepperl+Fuchs offers tailor-made process automation solutions including Ex de combinations. These combine the benefits of the increased safety of Ex e with the flameproof Ex d types of protection. In
How to prevent explosions
Africa Automation Fair 2017 Preview, Stahl Esaco
Explosion protection specialist, Stahl Esaco manufactures and supplies a broad range of explosion-proof electrical equipment. This allows explosion protection in a connection box right through to a fieldbus
Solutions for hazardous areas
Africa Automation Fair 2017 Preview, Extech Safety Systems
Representing several international companies, hazardous area specialist, Extech, offers a wide range of certified hazardous area products which can be viewed at Stands E19-E22. These include IS zener
Machine guarding solutions
Africa Automation Fair 2017 Preview
The advanced processes in today’s modern industries place significant demands on safety. There is a great need for controlled access for authorised personnel. Troax mesh panels are based on a carefully
Safety light curtains
April 2017, ifm Electronic RSA
In all applications with dangerous areas requiring finger, hand and operator protection, the small and powerful safety light curtains and light grids from ifm are the first choice. The main differences
Intrinsically safe I/O improves connectivity in hazardous areas
March 2017, Rockwell Automation
Manufacturers and industrial operators can now bring devices deployed in hazardous areas into The Connected Enterprise via Ethernet/IP using the new Allen-Bradley Bulletin 1719 Ex I/O platform from Rockwell
Smart process gating from Leuze
March 2017, Countapulse Controls
Specialist sensing solutions company Countapulse Controls has made Leuze’s smart process gating (SPG) technology available across sub-Saharan Africa. Managing director Gerry Bryant says that SPG offers
Mines must choose PDS to comply with safety law
March 2017, Booyco Electronics
While many mines consider proximity detection systems (PDS) a ‘grudge purchase’ to comply with the revised Mine Health and Safety Act (MHSA), there is still considerable legal onus on both users and suppliers
RS introduces Pro enclosures for Ex usage
March 2017, RS Components SA
RS Components has introduced its innovative RS Pro range of painted die-cast aluminium enclosures that are designed for use where there is a potentially explosive atmosphere. Offering ATEX and IECEx certification,
Safety systems for wrap-around packaging applications
February 2017, SICK Automation Southern Africa
Monitoring feed magazines for carton blanks: detecting quantities available and preventing accidents.
Fighting corrosion: a guideline
February 2017, WIKA Instruments
How measuring instruments for the oil and gas industry are designed in accordance with the NACE standard.
Electrical components and systems for explosion protection
February 2017, Pepperl+Fuchs
The range of applications in potentially explosive areas is virtually limitless. Even for standard applications, completely different sets of requirements exist depending on type of protection, sector,
Handheld RFID reader is Ex certified
January 2017, Extech Safety Systems, Industrial Wireless
The latest addition to Extronics’ passive RFID range, the iRFID500 handheld Bluetooth passive RFID reader, is designed to integrate with existing business processes and IIoT networks to improve efficiency
Fuel gas firing overview
There are four options for fuel gas control which vary in cost and operating complexity.
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