SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine

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Advanced pump control
Factory automation continues to develop year on year and pumps are increasingly required to supply real-time operating data to control networks so that their performance can be monitored and adjusted ...


Process instrumentation for hygienic applications
Innovations and fast development characterise the production processes in the beverage and food industries, as well as in biotechnology and pharmaceutical applications. Processes in these industries are ...


Industry 4.0 ToolKit from ifm
Never before has it been so important to facilitate the collection and use of relevant and important data. Optimum insight into systems and processes makes it possible for users to take the optimal decisions ...


Latest articles

Danfoss addresses the challenges in water and wastewater applications
Danfoss, Motion Control & Drives

As the world population rises and people pursue higher standards of living, more water is needed in homes and for the production of food and other products. By 2050, the United Nations projects global ...
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Emerson publishes 2019 Social Responsibility Report
Emerson Automation Solutions, News

Emerson combines industry-leading technology and innovation to make a positive impact on employees, customers and communities around the world.
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The digital twin explained
Yokogawa South Africa, IT in Manufacturing

Among numerous emerging technologies in the process industries today, the digital twin is one of the most powerful and disruptive because it constitutes a rich look at the past, present and future of ...
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Level measurement for sanitary applications
WIKA Instruments, Level Measurement & Control

WIKA’s model FLM-H magnetostrictive sensor has been specifically designed to meet the requirements of the food and beverage, pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. The sensor is particularly suitable ...
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Segmented strip lights for visual indication
Turck Banner, Sensors & Transducers

WLS27 segmented strip lights feature bright, low-maintenance LEDs and are available in several length and colour combinations:    • Green/red models (available in either 285 or 570 mm lengths). • Green/yellow/red ...
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Five actions for your business and community to prepare for the digital revolution
IT in Manufacturing

We propose five key areas companies should focus on in 2020, so as to increase its digital maturity as well as that of the communities it sources from and supplies.       1. Understand your digital maturity ...
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The Fourth Industrial Revolution
IT in Manufacturing

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Compact conductivity monitoring solution
GHM Messtechnik SA, Sensors & Transducers

Condix is a low maintenance, easy to install measuring transducer that saves time and money. This solution for monitoring of conductivity in liquids does not require a separate measuring transducer nor ...
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New managing director of Rockwell Automation for Sub-Saharan Africa
Rockwell Automation, News

Effective from 1 June, Canninah Mapena is now heading up Rockwell Automation’s activity in sub-Saharan Africa. Operating from the company’s offices in Randburg, Mapena will lead the business in the region ...
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Loop Signatures 2: The two classes of processes.
Michael Brown Control Engineering, Editor's Choice

This article will discuss the two classes of processes called self-regulating and integrating (or ramping) processes. This subject is absolutely vital to regulatory control, but strangely is seldom taught ...
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Foxboro buoyancy level transmitter
EOH Process Automation Solutions., Level Measurement & Control

Principle of operation When an element a (displacer rod) is immersed into a liquid, according to Archimedes’ Principle, the displacer will ‘lose’ some of its weight proportional to the level of the liquid ...
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RS Components extends distribution partnership with Rockwell Automation
RS Components SA, News

RS Components has announced a partnership with Rockwell Automation, a global leader in industrial automation and digital transformation. With immediate effect, RS is also authorised to supply Rockwell ...
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Flow switches from Honsberg
GHM Messtechnik SA, Valves, Actuators & Pump Control

Honsberg has introduced the FF series flow switch that offers a large switching value selection as well as a wide housing spectrum with a valve seat design. Additionally, the FF series is low maintenance, ...
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Fast IT rack launched in South Africa
Rittal, IT in Manufacturing

Introducing a new generation of IT racks Conceived as a universal modular system, the VX IT has been designed for all common applications and its versatility makes it suitable for use as a network and ...
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Mobile robots speed production at new smart factory
Omron Electronics, IT in Manufacturing

A dozen industrial robots, each in individual workstations or cells, perform different steps in the manufacturing process. However, to attain the high efficiency, safety, and convenience of a modern ...
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How IIoT solutions can help your plant go digital
Endress+Hauser South Africa, IT in Manufacturing

Everyone is talking about the new normal, a shift that is forcing companies to adopt a digital strategy, one way or another, in order to remain relevant and competitive in these unprecedented times. Many ...
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Smart engineering directly in the cloud
Beckhoff Automation, IT in Manufacturing

PC-based control is an open, central control platform that integrates a full range of machine functionality and optimally supports the implementation of highly efficient IoT-based automation strategies. ...
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How smart technology is transforming the industrial world
IT in Manufacturing

Whether you call it Industry 4.0, the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), or Smart Manufacturing, the power of technology is being felt throughout the industrial world and fundamentally changing value ...
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