Electrical Power & Protection
Protection for the borehole pump
December 2016, Surge Technology
The consequences of a blown borehole pump are far-reaching, as added to the financial outlay to replace a pump are the effects of not being able to water crops and livestock.
“A scenario like this can
Protect analog camera systems with DEHNvario surge arrester
December 2016, Dehn Africa
Factors including low cost, compatibility with other components, a wide range of video signals and the protection of existing systems have made certain that analog CCTV cameras are still widely used.
Driving the future of CSP with advanced steam turbines
November 2016, Siemens Digital Factory & Process Ind. & Drives
Having set the African record of 161 hours for continuous operation at a load factor of 76% before an inclement weather interruption during its first month of operation, the Bokpoort concentrated solar
ProLine P50000 from Knick
November 2016, Mecosa
Innovative high-voltage transducers for railway applications.
Vandal-proof mini substations
November 2016, Zest WEG Group Africa
Electrical substations pose a number of unique challenges including vandalism and the theft of copper. This is especially true for mini substations, which are often located in residential areas and in
Find leakage currents without taking equipment offline
November 2016, Comtest
Fluke has launched the Fluke 368 & 369 true-RMS leakage current clamp meters that help users detect, document, record and compare leakage current readings over time as a means of preventing unplanned
A soft starter leading product evolution
October 2016, ABB South Africa
ABB’s highly successful PSTX range of low-voltage soft starters.
Revolutionising the electrical construction industry
October 2016, Zest WEG Group Africa
EnI Electrical, part of the Zest WEG Group, is not only on a drive to change the electrical contracting industry, but also the larger South African construction landscape.
Its strategy is working considering
Surge arresters for petrol stations
Surgetek’s Copa surge arrester marked the beginning of a new chapter in the company’s product offering to South Africa’s petrol station and forecourt applications market. The Copa drastically reduces
Sports ground lightning protection
October 2016, Dehn Africa
The damage that can be caused by thunderstorm activity has resulted in greater emphasis being placed on protection measures against lightning strikes on floodlights, spectator galleries, fences or even
Adel System Flex power supply units
October 2016, RET Automation Controls
RET Automation Controls stocks the complete Adel System Flex range of rail mount power supplies. Flex power supplies are available with 1, 2 and 3-phase input, up to 600 W, and with a continuous current
A short guide to lightning and surge protection
September 2016, Phoenix Contact
Why do we need protection? Lightning strikes
Lightning activity occurs worldwide, in some areas minimal, in others moderate, and in some places extreme. Wherever there is lightning activity, huge amounts
The LSIS-S100 inverter becomes innovative
September 2016, Ana-Digi Systems
LSIS S100 is set to be the replacement for the popular iG5A and is packed with size saving technology making it up to 40% smaller and a reduction of side-by-side installation from 50 to 2 mm.
WEG switchgear complies with Type-2 coordination
September 2016, Zest WEG Group Africa
Zest WEG Group has announced that as part of WEG Brazil’s ongoing commitment to meet customer requirements worldwide, WEG low voltage switchgear now complies with Type-2 coordination.
Dehn Africa shields wind turbines from lightning and surges
August 2016, Dehn Africa
The general public’s consumption of alternative fuels is growing, including wind energy. Wind farms are fast developing and are created for the purpose of generating large amounts of electric power. However,
High-performance inverter for harsh environments
August 2016, Ana-Digi Systems
When it comes to harsh environmental conditions, the LSIS-S100-IP66 is readily available and already in use in the agricultural sector for pivot irrigation systems in South Africa.
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Schneider Electric launches new Altivar Machine range of VSDs
August 2016, Schneider Electric South Africa
Schneider Electric has announced the availability of its Altivar Machine range of VSDs, with the Altivar 320 leading the line-up of new drives dedicated to the needs of machine manufacturers in the southern
High power contactor for reliable switching
August 2016, Denver Technical Products
Gigavac has announced the latest addition to its line of patented switching devices, the HX460. This new hermetically sealed HVDC contactor redefines the term high power switching by bringing massive
Critical power in motive power applications
August 2016, Comtest
When discussing motive power applications, the initial thought is that their batteries must be similar to transportation batteries. After all, this equipment is ‘motive’ just like a car or truck. However,
Electrical appliance testing for electrical safety
August 2016, Instrotech
Just as car manufacturers often have to recall certain models because of faulty parts that pose a danger to drivers and need to be replaced, have you ever wondered if the same could apply to the household
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