SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine


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Sweet success for Bosch Projects
Bosch Projects was appointed by UCL in February 2020 to undertake three major projects for the recent expansion at its sugar factory in Dalton, KwaZulu-Natal.

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Amphenol circular connectors available from RS Components
Extensive series of M8x1 D-coded devices delivers best-in-class data and power signal integrity for Ethernet industrial automation applications.

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Three key principles to build a strong safety culture
To build a strong culture of safety, one first needs to create a climate that allows for adaptation and change.

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Three steps to a more agile workforce
Rockwell Automation, News

Recruiting, managing and retaining skilled workers have remained critical priorities for manufacturing organisations.
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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
SAIMC, SAIMC

During another full month, the Johannesburg team had the pleasure of hosting the branch year-end function, as well as a technology evening presented by turboTRAIN. The year-end function was a spectacular ...
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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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Benefits of PowerView CP for pipelines
Omniflex Remote Monitoring Specialists, System Integration & Control Systems Design

Omniflex has developed the PowerView CP cathodic protection system over several years to bring up-to-date technology to impressed current cathodic protection.
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Steierl-Pharma uses smart cameras to modernise its labelling processes
Omron Electronics, Sensors & Transducers

Steierl-Pharma of Herrsching, Germany, relies on the support of Omron automation experts for state-of-the-art labelling technology. By using a new labelling system with smart camera technology, the company ...
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The ultimate control valve
Valve & Automation, Valves, Actuators & Pump Control, Editor's Choice

Zwick has designed its TRI-SHARK range of Triple Eccentric Valves to be used in control or throttling applications as well as for pure on/off functionality.
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Cybersecurity for operational technology: Part 5: Cybersecurity threats to critical information infrastructure.
Editor's Choice

CII describes infrastructure that is essential to the functioning of a country’s society and economy(2). Local examples include energy (Eskom), government (SARS, judiciary), police and defence (SAPS, ...
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Process safety transformed by TDL technology
Elemental Analytics, IS & Ex

Servomex has introduced a new advantage to safety systems with its unique line lock technology incorporated into the latest tunable diode laser (TDL) analysers.
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Accelerating high-precision assembly of micro-optics
Beckhoff Automation, System Integration & Control Systems Design

PC-based control technology automates component assembly.
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SAIMC: Durban branch
SAIMC, SAIMC

On 3 November the branch was treated to an informative presentation, given by Dewald Smit of Festo, using Zoom as the virtual medium. He provided a well-balanced comparison of the relative advantages ...
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Inductive sensors with IO-Link
Turck Banner, Sensors & Transducers

Turck’s Banner’s new non-flush sensors set new standards with maximum accuracy and smart additional information for condition monitoring.
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High-performance photoelectric sensors
ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation, Sensors & Transducers

Wenglor’s Type 2K photoelectric sensors within the PNG/smart product range have robust stainless steel 316L housings with IP69K protection.
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Zest supplies traction transformers for rail network
Zest WEG, Electrical Power & Protection

As an established supplier to South Africa’s rail sector, Zest WEG will be supplying specialised traction transformers for new substations serving rail lines in Gauteng and the Western Cape.
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Fluke’s T6-1000 PRO electrical tester
Comtest, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

Comtest now offers the Fluke T6-1000 PRO true-RMS electrical tester. It measures voltage up to 1000 V AC and current up to 200 A without test lead contact to live voltage.
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Conveyor chain for special applications
Bearing Man Group t/a BMG, Motion Control & Drives

BMG’s comprehensive range of power transmission components incorporates ZMC industrial conveyor chains that offer dependable service in diverse applications, especially in food production.
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Brewery benefits from IO-Link devices
ifm - South Africa, Sensors & Transducers

Marston’s recently undertook a review of the fine ale room tank level indication system, to address certain issues.
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New compact capacitive sensor
Instrotech, Sensors & Transducers

Instrotech has introduced a new series of capacitive sensors with more compact dimensions than older sensors on the market.
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Siemens guides Tiger Brands along its digitalisation journey
Siemens South Africa, System Integration & Control Systems Design

The project involved upgrading the legacy plant control system with the implementation of a combined Siemens WINCC scada and PM-addons along with the associated network and control equipment that included communication converters, PLCs, VSDs and ASI modules for various process areas.
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