SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine

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Protect your pump and keep it longer
Unexpectedly losing a pump is often an expensive or even a dangerous problem in a chemical plant.


Siemens adds AI to Simcenter
Siemens Digital Industries Software has announced the latest release of Simcenter Studio software, a web application dedicated to discovering better system architectures, faster. Simcenter Studio offers ...


Compressed air purity analyser
Compressed air treatment using filters and dryers is an effective barrier to airline contamination. Until recently, auditing the compressed air quality in a system was difficult, but clients and professional ...


Latest articles

Pepperl+Fuchs’ VariKont inductive sensors with Active Shielding Technology
Pepperl+Fuchs, Sensors & Transducers

Active Shielding Technology from Pepperl+Fuchs enables high switching distances regardless of the installation conditions, which simplifies equipment design.
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Festo at the heart of absolute automation
Festo South Africa, Pneumatics & Hydraulics

Festo is renowned as one of the leading pneumatic automation suppliers. Over the years, the company has also set the pace in both Process and Electric Automation. This is backed by its proven record of ...
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Frequency analysis without programming requirements
Beckhoff Automation, IT in Manufacturing

Beckhoff expands TwinCAT Analytics with easy-to-configure condition monitoring functions.
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Water resource sustainability management
Yokogawa South Africa, System Integration & Control Systems Design

One way Yokogawa is successfully pursuing its sustainability goals is through its service to the global water industry.
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SAIMC: From the office of the CEO

The Identification of Engineering Work that has been in the making since 2000, was eventually gazetted in March this year. People now have roughly three years to comply – depending on your surname. ...
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Top 10 industries under attack
Comtest, News

Research from the 2H 2020 Netscout Threat Intelligence Report highlights the impact of Covid-19 on DDoS attack activity.
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Five considerations when creating a wastewater machine monitoring plan
TANDM Technologies, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

In a water scarce country like South Africa, handling wastewater correctly is not a luxury but an essential service.
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IS³ accelerates digital transformation through its AVEVA Select partnership
IS³ - Industry Software, Solutions & Support, News

IS³ has announced that it has become the first AVEVA Select partner in the EMEA region, making it the only authorised distributor for AVEVA products in southern Africa.
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ETG hosts second EtherCAT Interoperability Testing Week

After the first EtherCAT Interoperability Testing Week of the EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) met with a great response, the second event was also very well received.
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Air humidity/temperature sensor with IO-Link
Turck Banner, Sensors & Transducers

The combination of the two measured variables in a single device makes the CMTH-M12 ideal for use in condition monitoring systems.
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Vibration-resistant thermowells
WIKA Instruments, Temperature Measurement

Debottlenecking is desirable as minor percentage increases in output capacity can result in significant profit returns.
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Customised dry-type transformers from Trafo
Electrical Power & Protection

A focus on application engineering allows Trafo Power Solutions to supply customised dry-type transformers for a range of sectors including renewable energy.
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Illuminated E-stops with diagnostics
Turck Banner, IS & Ex

In-Series Diagnostics runs through up to 32 devices on a single 4-pin cable to the control panel, with only two wires running to the controller and two others for power.
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Fork sensor in hygienic design
ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation, Sensors & Transducers

Production sequences in the pharmaceutical and food industries are subject to extremely demanding hygiene standards. With corrosion-free stainless steel, FDA conformity and Ecolab certification, Wenglor’s ...
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RS Components introduces RX23E-A
RS Components SA, Data Acquisition & Telemetry

RS Components has introduced a new series of single-chip devices from Renesas, the RX23E-A microcontrollers (MCUs) which combine an analog front end (AFE) and an MCU core for use in equipment that delivers ...
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Thermal imaging in materials testing
R&C Instrumentation, Temperature Measurement

The Raytek ThermoView TV40 thermal imaging camera with ThermoView software is an ideal choice for material testing applications.
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Parker’s High Performance Flange system
Parker Hannifin - Sales Company South Africa, Pneumatics & Hydraulics

Parker Hannifin has announced that its mechanical flange system for machines and plants with working pressures of up to 420 bar has gained DNV GL approval for marine applications.
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Digital pressure gauge with IO-Link
Instrotech, Pressure Measurement & Control

Instrotech now offers Kobold’s new MAN-SC/LC intelligent digital pressure gauge with IO-Link
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