Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
Leak detection in coal fired power stations
March 2015, Instrotech
Instrotech has designed and developed, in consultation with the South African power utility, an advanced acoustic leak detection system, Inspecta FFT, to detect boiler tube leaks in coal fired utilities
Reducing arc flash risks with electrical safety maintenance devices
March 2015, R & C Instrumentation
Many industries currently use condition based maintenance (CBM) equipment such as infrared thermography to inspect their electrical systems. Thermography is a proven technology for detecting elevated
Digital vibration testing
The analysis of vibration is one of the most significant indicators of operating conditions in motors and rotating machinery. TIA Online has introduced a new handheld, digital vibration test meter, the
Portable oil test sets
December 2014, Surge Technology
Megger’s OTS60PB 60 kV and OTS80PB 80 kV portable oil test sets are designed to make accurate measurement of the breakdown voltage of insulating oils a quick and simple task, whether the work is carried
LED stroboscope for front-line troubleshooting
December 2014, Comtest
Comtest has launched the Fluke 820-2 LED stroboscope, a rugged, ergonomically designed, diagnostic tool which allows clear observation of machinery in motion for diagnosing parasitic oscillations, slippage
Analyser for substation circuit breakers
November 2014, Surge Technology
The EGIL from Megger is an automatic timer and motion analyser for medium and high voltage substation circuit breakers. It is intended for use on circuit breakers with one contact per phase. EGIL incorporates
Trends in asset management and maintenance
November 2014, Technews Publishing
In this article we take a look at exciting developments in asset management, maintenance and the drive toward greater operational efficiency and profitability in process and manufacturing plants and utilities.
Calibration in hazardous areas
November 2014, QTEK Instrumentation & Calibration Solutions
Beamex offers a range of industrial calibration equipment approved for use in Ex areas.
Compressed air system maintenance simplified
October 2014, Artic Driers
The CS iTEC air monitoring system simplifies compressed air system maintenance. Work pressure on maintenance staff is never ending, staff are constantly monitoring a wide range of equipment that has to
New high-performance, portable oscilloscopes for harsh industrial environments
October 2014, Comtest
Fluke has introduced the first high-performance portable oscilloscopes with two or four independently insulated input channels, an IP51 dust and drip waterproof rating and a CAT III 1000 V/CAT IV 600
Corrosion test chambers with climate control
October 2014, Labotec
The salt spray test chambers SC/KWT from Weiss Umwelttechnik comply with the relevant national and international standards such as DIN, ISO, ASTM, DEF and MIL-STD and can be characterised by their environmentally
High-speed data acquisition for test bench applications
September 2014, ESTEQ Test & Measurement
The new data acquisition device GEN3t in HBM Test and Measurement’s Genesis Highspeed family is available in both portable and control cabinet versions.
The development of this data acquisition device
SKF introduces new entry level tachometer
September 2014, SKF South Africa
The TKRT 10 is SKF’s new entry level tachometer, enabling fast and accurate contact and non-contact speed measurement of rotating objects and surface speeds.
“This new tachometer uses either laser or
Innovative solutions for servicing and maintenance
August 2014, Parker Hannifin (Africa)
Parker Hannifin’s intelligent maintenance solutions for hydraulic equipment.
NI reshapes instrumentation with VirtualBench
August 2014, National Instruments
Software-based all in one device offers five essential instruments.
Improve reliability with essential asset monitoring
Technews Industry Guide - Wireless 2014, Emerson Process Management SA, Industrial Wireless
Innovations in the field of wireless have changed the game.
Adaptive shaft alignment with the new tool Fixturlaser EVO
July 2014, SKF South Africa
Fixturlaser has developed a new shaft alignment tool, Fixturlaser EVO, which features a unique adaptive user interface. The tool’s simplicity in its handling is characteristic for all Fixturlaser tools;
Too many cooks in the 2,4 GHz kitchen?
Technews Industry Guide - Wireless 2014, National Instruments, Industrial Wireless
National Instruments RF test equipment shows how devices react to real-world situations.
OLCT80 fixed wireless gas detector
Technews Industry Guide - Wireless 2014, Spero Sensors & Instrumentation, Industrial Wireless
Wireless communication is one of the newer technologies to emerge in the field of gas detection. It reduces disruption with the elimination of cables, providing an opportunity for faster and more efficient
Vibration monitoring in highly explosive areas
June 2014, ifm Electronic RSA
The VSP acceleration sensor from ifm electronic is designed to detect measurement values in atmospheres with a highly explosive potential such as are found in the chemical, pharmaceutical, food and mining
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