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Supply voltage influences and damage control
August 2015, Newelec Pretoria

It is often wise to include supply voltage monitoring as a useful tool for prolonging motor life expectancy and possible mechanical damage to equipment due to, for example, motors turning in the wrong ...

CBI launches new touch-screen time switch
June 2015

CBI-electric: low voltage’s newly launched touch-screen programmable QAT-TRDM Electronic Time Switch can be used in residential, commercial and industrial applications to control geysers, lights, air ...

NewElec’s motor and pump protection relays
June 2015, Newelec Pretoria

NewElec designs, manufactures and markets three-phase motor protection relays, some of which are geared towards specific applications, such as pump protection. The NewElec development team has worked ...

M2I Corporation introduces 15” HMI
June 2015, RJ Connect

M2I Corporation has released the new Xtop 15” HMI, which features a TFT colour display that supports 65 536 colours, has a resolution of 1024 x 768 and is LED backlit. This touch screen is an analog ...

Touch sensor has start, stop and acknowledge functionality
June 2015, ifm Electronic RSA

The KT capacitive touch sensors from ifm electronic can be used, for example, as start and stop buttons on machines, or as an enable switch for opening and closing gates. Compared to mechanical switches, ...

Situational Awareness and ­designing an HMI for ­high-performance
June 2015, Adroit Technologies

Adroit Technologies combines Situational Awareness with Alarm Management and the Adroit Scada Intelligence.

Define Instruments launches new programmable panel meter
May 2015, Define Instruments

Define Instruments has launched a UL certified next generation panel meter that is 40% shallower than standard units and requires no power supply during programming. But, most surprisingly for a programmable ...

Crane motor protection
April 2015, Newelec Pretoria

Hard-working crane motors are designed for specific duty cycles, generally of short duration and in harsh environments. NewElec’s 330M crane motor protection relay is uniquely designed for each motor, ...

Multi-channel device circuit breaker boards
March 2015, Phoenix Contact

The new multi-channel device circuit breaker boards from Phoenix Contact are available with 4, 8, and 12 channels. The boards are versatile as they can be fitted individually with thermomagnetic or electronic ...

WIKA’s new compact digital indicator
March 2015, WIKA Instruments

WIKA has added a new instrument to its digital indicator programme: The model DI32-1 is multi-functional and ideal for applications with limited mounting space. The multi-function input of the DI32-1 ...

Improve pump longevity
March 2015, Newelec Pretoria

Motor failure in pumping applications can lead to unnecessary costs and loss of productivity, therefore a good electronic motor protection relay, when related to pumps, should always protect against the ...

Production monitoring made simple
March 2015, Newelec Pretoria

It is often necessary for production departments to establish the extent of real work performed during a shift or period of time. The fact that a particular motor was running during a certain period does ...

Omni16R is the Smart choice to replace rack based legacy alarms
March 2015, Omniflex Automation Products

There are many reasons why the Omni16R should be considered when the time comes to replace those rack based legacy alarm systems. One of the major benefits, besides being a fast and cost effective upgrade/replacement ...

M2I Corporation launches new HMI design software
February 2015, RJ Connect

M2I Corporation has announced the launch of its new XDesignerPlus version 4.7 software platform, a powerful and multi-functional system that supports Windows and offers the ability to search by user request ...

Rugged monitors for harsh ­environments
February 2015, RJ Connect

The purpose of this white paper is to provide insight into what is required to design rugged monitors, with particular emphasis on what design features make a monitor suitable for harsh environmental conditions.

Omron relays make safety simpler
January 2015, Omron Electronics

With just three models, safety relays in the new G9SR range from Omron cover virtually all common control system safety requirements in standalone applications. With built-in intelligence that maximises ...

Eliminating downtime due to impact torque conditions
January 2015, Newelec Pretoria

Preventing mechanical damage to chains, couplings, screw conveyors and a variety of other mechanical systems eliminates costly downtime. Impact torque occurs when an electric motor/gearbox combination ...

Single unit protection for pump motors
December 2014, Newelec Pretoria

In the case of many faults it is not the pump motor that gets lost, but rather the pump itself. Destruction of pumps is often caused by cavitation or dry running conditions which standard overload protection ...

Large displays from Calog
December 2014, Instrotech

Calog offers a wide range of remote large displays that includes digit sizes from 20 up to 125 mm. These are available in both Polycarp and metal housings for 3, 4, 5 and 6 digit displays. Standard input ...

Schneider Electric announces ­Magelis GTU
December 2014, Schneider Electric South Africa

Schneider Electric has introduced Magelis GTU, the latest innovation in the Magelis range of HMI solutions, to the southern African market. “Magelis GTU allows users to create the perfect HMI for their ...

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