Electrical Power & Protection
Voltage measurements in motor protection
December 2014, Newelec Pretoria
NewElec’s NewCode KE range measures voltage to ensure comprehensive motor protection. Unbalanced motor voltages may cause a current inbalance that increases the operating temperature and energy losses
WEG generating electricity at Windsor Castle
December 2014, Zest WEG Group
A project delivered by Southeast Power Engineering of the UK has seen a mini power station installed on the River Thames at Romney Weir to generate electricity using environment-friendly, water-driven
Dehn Protection South Africa launches DEHNconcept
December 2014, Dehn Protection South Africa
Dehn Protection South Africa has launched DEHNconcept aimed at providing design services to architects, planners, electrical consultants and other lightning protection companies. Taking South Africa’s
3-Level control for challenging installations
December 2014, Varispeed (Div of Hudaco Trading)
The innovative Yaskawa G7 drive utilises 3-level control to offer the best solution for challenging installations. Yaskawa is the only manufacturer to offer a low voltage drive with this architecture.
Sign panel power supply
December 2014, Current Automation
Mean Well has unveiled a slender sign panel power supply with up to 200 W rated output power.
The HSN-200 series adopts an ultra low profile design with a width of just 62 mm, allowing the dimensions
December 2014, Surge Technology
The IKI-Overhead from Kries is used to detect over-currents, short circuits, earth faults and broken overhead lines in overhead distribution lines. Suitable for use on overhead lines with nominal voltages
Siemens at WindEnergy 2014
November 2014, Siemens Industry Automation & Drives Technologies
Greater cost-effectiveness in the manufacture and operation of wind turbines.
PSUs for DIN-rail mounting
November 2014, Current Automation
Mean Well has introduced two new families of DIN-rail mounted power supplies providing 40 and 60 W for industrial and security applications.
With features tailored to modern industrial applications,
Slim design power supplies offer high efficiency
November 2014, ifm Electronic RSA
Apart from the space-saving housing, the new 24 V power supply family from ifm electronic is distinguished by a high degree of efficiency. Depending on the version, output current ranges from 3,3 to 20
DC voltage transducer
November 2014, Denver Technical Products
OSI of the USA has recently released a new DC voltage transducer with user-selectable input ranges and a 4-20 mA output.
The unit has 16 input ranges designated millivolt, low voltage and high voltage:
Megger’s insulation resistance testers
November 2014, Surge Technology
Megger’s new MIT515, MIT525 and MIT1025 insulation resistance testers are smaller and lighter than previous models yet offer advanced features and rapid charge capability. The range consists of three
120 Watt medical power supply
October 2014, Current Automation
Catering to the medical electrical device market’s demand for highly reliable power supplies, Mean Well has introduced the GSM120B series of desktop type medical adaptors.
The series is certified to
Comprehensive energy logging and reporting
October 2014, Comtest
Fluke has introduced a new logger specifically designed for energy conscious consumers. The Fluke 1730 three-phase electrical energy logger is rated for its simplicity in discovering sources of electrical
Protection of remote radio units
October 2014, Dehn Protection South Africa
Radio base-station protection using Dehn’s DEHNvap CSP combined surge arresters.
Personnel safety while working on electrical systems
October 2014, Surge Technology
Surgetek manufactures a comprehensive range of portable earthing and short-circuiting devices. Locally designed, the devices are used on overhead transmission and distribution power lines, indoor and
90 Watt LED power supply with active PFC
September 2014, Current Automation
Thanks to the market trend for environmental protection there has been an explosive growth in demand for LED lighting. In order to address this, Mean Well has released its new 90 W single output LED power
Schneider Electric introduces Smart-UPS fifth generation range
September 2014, Schneider Electric South Africa
Schneider Electric has announced that two next-generation models of its Smart-UPS uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units are now available locally.
The Smart-UPS fifth generation models, the standard
Signal and instrumentation protection
September 2014, Surge Technology
Saltek’s FLP-B+C MAXI VS/1+1 is a Class 1 and Class 2 combined lightning current arrester designed to protect LV single-phase TT (TNS, TNCS) networks against surge voltages due to direct or indirect lightning
Schneider Electric’s smart grid-ready MV switchgear ensures optimised efficiency
September 2014, Schneider Electric South Africa
Schneider Electric’s innovative, compact and modular vacuum switchgear, Premset, represents a technological breakthrough, opening the way to unprecedented safety, efficiency and ease of use.
Cold commissioning of motor protection relays
September 2014, Newelec Pretoria
NewElec’s senior technician, Howard Madiba, recently assisted a switchboard manufacturer to program the NewCode three-phase motor protection and control relays. The assistance offered included upgrading
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