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SA Instrumentation & Control Buyers' Guide

Technews Industry Guide - IIoT

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From the editor's desk: The EtherCAT Technology Group is coming to town

EtherCAT took the Hannover Messe by storm when Beckhoff first introduced it in 2003. Virtually the entire industry visited the company’s booth that year to see what this blindingly fast, yet uncompromisingly ...

SMC’s state-of-the-art local production facilities operational from July
SMC Pneumatics South Africa, News

Rooted in the SMC way for 28 years, Pete Austin truly embodies the corporation’s culture, philosophies and values.    Today, as the head of production for SMC Pneumatics UK, Austin has been tasked with ...

Emerson opens solutions centre in Dubai
Emerson Process Management SA, News

Emerson recently opened the Emerson Solutions Centre and Education Centre in Jebel Ali Free Zone in Dubai, UAE. The Solutions Centre, the first facility of its kind in the region, provides customers ...

The next generation of control
RET Automation Controls, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers

Field logic controllers create device-level control to replace PLCs in simple logic applications.

Gripper modelled on a chameleon’s tongue
Festo, Pneumatics & Hydraulics

Gripping applications have always played a key role in production and Festo is constantly on the lookout for new gripping principles and innovative approaches to production systems in the factory of tomorrow. ...

Intelligent photoelectric sensors
SICK Automation Southern Africa, Sensors & Transducers

Safe detection for efficient automation.

Valves with digital AS-i positioners
Macsteel Fluid Control, Valves, Actuators & Pump Control

Greatly simplified cabling for hygienic control valves.

Non-contact temperature measurement in medical technology
Instrotech, Temperature Measurement

Medical engineering devices are evolving quickly and accompanying requests to the suppliers of device components are becoming increasingly complex. Optris reacts to this through regular improvement and ...

PC-based control in high precision manufacturing
Beckhoff Automation, System Integration & Control Systems Design

The advantages of PC-based control are apparent in a Wilka production line for keys, which consists of two stand-alone, specialised machines.

SecureIT – basic cyber defence by Yokogawa
Yokogawa South Africa, IT in Manufacturing

Individuals can no longer depend on automatic default configurations to maintain a personal secure digital environment. Today, even the least technically savvy user must begin to practice basic cyber ...

Implementing intelligent CNC machine tools with EtherCAT
Fieldbus & Industrial Networking

Shenyang Machine Tool Co has decided on EtherCAT as its bus system for the control platform of its latest intelligent CNC machine tool, the i5.

ABB powers Mexican automotive plant
ABB South Africa, News

ABB has announced that it will supply its latest energy efficient low voltage power distribution solutions to COMPAS (Cooperation Manufacturing Plant Aguascalientes), the new car manufacturing facilities ...

Yokogawa receives scada system order for gas distribution pipeline project in Bangladesh
Yokogawa South Africa, News

Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced that its subsidiary, Yokogawa India, has received an order from the Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL) to supply a monitoring and control system for the ...

RS Components sponsors ARV competition
RS Components SA, News

Industrial and electronics distributor, RS Components, was one of the sponsors of the 2016 EECE Race Day at the University of Pretoria. This offers third-year micro-controller students at the Department ...

41st annual Honeywell User Conference highlights bottom line benefits of Industrial Internet of Things
Honeywell ACS South Africa, News

The tremendous potential of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) to solve the toughest problems facing manufacturers was the main topic of the 41st annual Honeywell Users Group (HUG) Americas conference. “Those ...

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