Motion Control & Drives
Motion Cube for individualised mass production
May 2016, Festo
Motion Cube, the innovative palletising system from Festo, has won a prestigious Handling Award at Motek. Bringing automation one step closer to Industry 4.0, Motion Cube allows for workpieces to be transported
Improving wastewater treatment plant efficiency
April 2016, SEW-Eurodrive
Rapid urban expansion has prompted the need to improve efficiencies at wastewater plants and SEW-Eurodrive provides a comprehensive range of equipment to fulfil this need.
The company’s Cape Town branch
New DMC division for Yaskawa Southern Africa
April 2016, Yaskawa Southern Africa
Yaskawa Southern Africa has announced the creation of a brand new Business Unit called Drives, Motion and Controls (DMC). Motion Control’s editor paid a visit to CEO, Terry Rosenberg, to find out more
The lastest variable speed drive technology
April 2016, Varispeed (Div of Hudaco Trading)
The new U1000 Matrix converter from Yaskawa represents the next generation in variable speed drive technology. It provides users with a reliable, low harmonic, fully regenerative solution without the
Understanding AC motor controls
April 2016, SEW-Eurodrive
To achieve clarity among the many designations and abbreviations, SEW-Eurodrive mechatronics engineer, Norman Maleka, explains the basic characteristics of control models based on the example of the company’s
Setting the standard for the drive industry
April 2016, Ana-Digi Systems
The new generation of energy-saving variable speed drives from LSIS draws on Future Smart technology to bring significant savings in the cost of power and maintenance when installed in an HVAC or pumping
Scalable control technology simplifies machine building
March 2016, Beckhoff Automation
TwinCAT software enables efficient mechanical engineering in a high-precision glass cutting machine.
Switch to the encoder at the click of a mouse
March 2016, SICK Automation Southern Africa
Absolute encoder with integrated web server.
The future of intuitive robotics and configurable modular packaging lines
March 2016, Omron Electronics
“At Omron, we believe the automation cells and production lines of the future will see symmetry in interaction between robots and humans,” says Evert Janse van Vuuren, field application engineer at Omron
Centerline 2500 motor control centres save on installation and commissioning time
March 2016, Rockwell Automation
The Centerline 2500 intelligent motor control centres from Rockwell Automation deliver new levels of performance from design, through installation and commissioning to operation and safety.
Partnership in chocolate
February 2016, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Ind. & Drives
Machine builder in the confectionery industry strengthens market position with integrated control and drive technology from Siemens.
BMG’s new STAF integrated linear motion systems
February 2016, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
With the growing local demand for economical yet efficient linear systems, BMG has established a partnership with OME Technology to supply and support STAF linear motion components. This range is known
Enhanced compressor efficiency with frequency converters
February 2016, Tectra Automation
Tectra Automation recently supplied Bosch Rexroth frequency converters to two Gauteng companies aiming to reduce their energy consumption and operational expenditure through more efficient, on-demand
Voith Turbo introduces latest innovations in servo valves
February 2016, Voith Turbo
The new DECV servo valve (direct electronic copy valve) from Voith Turbo represents the latest development of this product, which has already proven itself in countless hydraulic control systems. It combines
From motion tasks to intelligent Industry 4.0
January 2016, Beckhoff Automation
Beckhoff’s eXtended Transport System replaces complex mechanics with software functionality.
Energy saving variable speed drive
The new energy saving FR-F800 variable speed drive from Adroit has a host of new features contributing to enhanced energy efficiency and productivity.
New magnetic system from SKF
December 2015, SKF South Africa
Oil-free energy efficient solutions for centrifugal compressors in chillers.
Kinetix 5700 servo drive
December 2015, Rockwell Automation
Space saving in the cabinet and fast commissioning for large machines.
Variable speed drive solutions from Danfoss
December 2015, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
The VLT range provides fully automated operation and substantial energy savings in diverse applications.
First SA girth gear installation is a success
December 2015, SEW-Eurodrive
SEW-Eurodrive South Africa has successfully installed its first-ever girth gear to a rotary kiln at Mamba Cement plant in Limpopo.
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