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Siemens guides Tiger Brands along its digitalisation journey
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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Compact IR camera
Instrotech now offers the Optris PI 05M compact IR thermal imaging camera for high temperature applications.

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Valve & Automation’s new Secunda Valve Repair Centre
On 1 November 2021, Valve & Automation’s Secunda Valve Repair Centre opened at 18 Kingfisher Street, Ext 57, Secunda, Mpumalanga.

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Latest articles

Loop Signatures 10: Digital controllers – Part 2: Testing controller operation
Michael Brown Control Engineering, Editor's Choice

There is a commonly held belief in control circles that all PID controllers are similar and relatively simple. This is a dangerous fallacy.
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Reduce the risk of shock and arc flash
Comtest, IS & Ex

Comtest now offers a new Fluke tester to the market, which sources both AC and DC steady-state voltage for Hi-Z and Lo-Z instruments, thus simplifying safety compliance testing.
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Understanding asset reliability for maximum impact in a post-pandemic world
Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

At the ARC Industry Forum Asia, Anindya Chatterjee, ABB’s global head of Value Engineering and Data, gave a presentation that focused on return on asset reliability through information, operations and engineering technologies, powered by machine learning.
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Flameproof cable glands
Pratley, IS & Ex

A new flameproof cable gland range from Pratley allows for soft-bedding cables like PVC to be fitted to flameproof equipment without any concern regarding cable damage.
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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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Zest WEG minimises downtime at local mine
Zest WEG Group Africa, Electrical Power & Protection

Zest WEG has supplied one of its locally manufactured MV switchboards to a gold producer in Gauteng.
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A review of the 2021 MESA Africa conference
MESA Africa NPC, Editor's Choice

The overarching lesson from this year’s conference: yes, we have problems now and solutions are on the table, but we need collective action!
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TeSys Giga with digital innovation
Schneider Electric South Africa, Electrical Power & Protection

Schneider Electric has announced the release of the new generation of TeSys Giga series motor starters.
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Engineers help British wine growers achieve success
Instrotech, Sensors & Transducers

English growers realise that like all developing industries, as production grows so the need for efficiency increases.
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ESG certified as Level 2 contributor to B-BBEE
News

Invicta Holdings Limited’s Engineering Solutions Group (ESG) has achieved recognition as a Level 2 contributor to B-BBEE.
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DEK wireless kit
Turck Banner, Industrial Wireless

The standalone DEK wireless kit from Turck Banner includes everything needed for a remote preventive maintenance monitoring solution.
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IO-Link portfolio for decentralised automation
Turck Banner, Fieldbus & Industrial Networking

Turck Banner has expanded its IO-Link portfolio with a robust IO-Link master, a compact IO-Link master in IP20 and an I/O-hub with an additional power supply.
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Humidity generator for probe calibration
Comtest, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

Portable humidity generator delivers fast, accurate multi-point calibration of humidity probes and loggers.
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Abrasive Flow Solutions celebrates its first year of business
News

Abrasive Flow Solutions (AFS) – specialists in the design and manufacture of slurry related valves – celebrates its first year of business.
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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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Parallel redundancy power module
Electrical Power & Protection

Mornsun Power has released its upgraded LIR-20 Din-rail parallel redundancy module.
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Safety over IO-Link
ifm - South Africa, IS & Ex

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, News

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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