SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine


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Safety over IO-Link
With the new AL200S PROFIsafe IO-Link module from ifm electronic, it is now possible to operate standard safety sensors and actuators via IO-Link.

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Eaton Oxalis CCTV cameras available from Extech
Extech Safety Systems is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by Eaton to sell the Oxalis CCTV cameras in southern Africa.

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Ultra-high-pressure hose from Parker
Parker Hannifin has launched PFX30-05, a DN8 ultra-high-pressure hose that offers improved service life in industrial water-jetting/blasting applications.

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Latest articles

Cybersecurity for operational technology: Part 4: Practical recommendations to reduce cybersecurity risks for OT systems
Wolfpack Information Risk , Editor's Choice

It is essential that IT professionals are able to clearly articulate cybersecurity risks to management.
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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
SAIMC, SAIMC

Covid-19, vaccination and 5G are both culprits when it comes to the subject of rumours, false information and scare-mongering. I will not be talking about Covid as this is a highly controversial subject. ...
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Position detection for hydraulic cylinders
Instrotech, Pneumatics & Hydraulics

Instrotech now offers Siko’s SGH wire-actuated encoders to measure stroke as well as speed in hydraulic cylinders.
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TwinCAT for test rig automation
Beckhoff Automation, System Integration & Control Systems Design

Flexibility and high performance in control program generation for endurance testing.
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Digital transformation in mining
Endress+Hauser South Africa, IT in Manufacturing

The mining industry is in a prime position to benefit from the adoption of digital technology across its operations.
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IS interface for signal processing
Endress+Hauser South Africa, IS & Ex

Endress+Hauser’s RN series interface modules power the foundation of measurement instrument loops and safety instrumented systems.
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A new vibration test system for Dragonfly Aerospace
TANDM Technologies, News

Dragonfly Aerospace is investing in a 3000 square metre design and manufacturing facility in Techno Park, Stellenbosch.
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How are infrared cameras calibrated?
Instrotech, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

Infrared thermometers are calibrated with the help of reference radiation sources called black bodies, which can produce different temperatures with high stability.
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ACS – complete solutions for process automation
Automation Control Solutions, News

Management recently confirmed that the sale of the Aveng owned Automation and Control Solutions business unit had been completed. The new business will continue to trade under the name Automation Control Solutions (ACS) as a going concern procured from Aveng.
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Linux-based condition monitoring platform
Turck Banner, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

Turck Banner’s compact IM18-CCM50 DIN rail control centre for collecting, processing and forwarding condition data to the IIoT can be configured for specific OEM requirements.
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Pyrometer for challenging applications
Instrotech, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

Instrotech now offers the new Optris CT 4M pyrometer for high-speed applications.
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Omron launches new laser sensor
Omron Electronics, Sensors & Transducers

New sensing technology detects difficult targets and reduces the need for complex installation design.
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Legacy alarm upgrade for Uganda’s power generator
Omniflex Remote Monitoring Specialists, System Integration & Control Systems Design

In a digital age, where we rely so heavily on computer-based equipment, do we still need bulky, hard-wired annunciator panels?
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Portable wireless gateway for Ex areas
Comtest, Industrial Wireless

Comtest – local representative of Industrial Scientific, a global leader in gas detection – has introduced the RGX Gateway, which enables designated safety contacts to receive real-time alerts for gas ...
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WIKA SA opens online shop
WIKA Instruments, News

Now customers in South Africa can order measurement technology directly from the manufacturer – simple, quick, secure.
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Parallel redundancy power module
Electrical Power & Protection

Mornsun Power has released its upgraded LIR-20 Din-rail parallel redundancy module.
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Compact ultrasonic flow controller
Mecosa, Flow Measurement & Control

Bronkhorst’s new, compact ES-Flow ultrasonic flowmeter/controller series ES-113C was designed for the OEM market to measure or dose low volume flows with high precision, high linearity and low pressure drop.
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Laser measurement for motion control
SICK Automation Southern Africa, Sensors & Transducers

SICK Automation’s new Speetec laser motion control sensor is now available in South Africa.
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