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The administration of digital twins
In order to access the virtual representation of the sensor and its data, SICK Automation uses LiveConnect to deliver a standardised connection from an edge gateway to SICK Asset Hub. This visualises ...

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Engineering 4.0: Automatic dashboard generation
Many machine builders and systems integrators looking to transform their business models have identified machine and plant process data as being a core fundamental. When it comes to tailoring new data-driven ...

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Movidrive for screen filters
An industrial water filtration specialist that has used gearmotors from SEW-Eurodrive for many years has adopted its Movidrive inverters with CMP servo motors and customisable iPOS software for its latest ...

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Latest articles

SAIMC: From the office of the CEO
SAIMC, SAIMC

Long name change for the SAIMC NPC: Society for Automation, Instrumentation, Mechatronics and Control.
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Africa Automation Technology Fair hosts successful first virtual event
Reed Exhibitions, News

The Africa Automation Technology Fair (AATF) organiser, Reed Exhibitions, has launched a series of virtual events and successfully started hosting them. The first was held on 2 July. Aptly named the Launch ...
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Yaskawa Southern Africa names new MD
News

The southern African arm of leading industrial robotics company Yaskawa has appointed Andrew Crackett to head up operations in the role of managing director (MD), as of 1 June. He will be taking the reins ...
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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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Battery monitoring for power utilities
Comtest, Electrical Power & Protection

Comtest now offers the Midtronics Cellguard ELS+ electrolyte level monitoring system, an innovative solution for power utilities’ critical power reliability. This customer-driven product assures reliable ...
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Closed panel electrical inspection
R&C Instrumentation, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

When electrical distribution equipment fails, the results can be catastrophic to a company as workplace injuries and fatalities could occur. A company’s profit margin can be negatively impacted by unscheduled ...
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Cummins ReCon parts a cost-effective alternative
News

Cummins ReCon parts are not just repaired or rebuilt, but are remanufactured to meet or exceed your engine’s original specifications for performance, reliability and durability. These parts also include ...
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BMG’s new generation of IE5+ motors
Bearing Man Group t/a BMG, Motion Control & Drives

In 1916, BMG and German precision engineers, Getriebebau Nord, entered into a partnership agreement to assemble, distribute and support Nord Drivesystems throughout southern Africa. BMG has made ...
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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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Multicolour indicator with IO-Link
Turck Banner, Sensors & Transducers

The K50 Pro series multicolour indicator combines existing IO-Link features with Pick-IQ technology. It allows users to configure colour, flashing, dimming, and advanced animations like rotation, strobing, ...
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Stafsjö MV standard knife gate valve
Valve & Automation, Valves, Actuators & Pump Control

Do you want to try the MV performance? The MV is an all-round valve with a proven global track record both on dry solids and wet fluids. The valve’s ideal internal clearances lower friction and make it ...
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AS-i signal transmission via fibre optic
ifm - South Africa, Fieldbus & Industrial Networking

The new AS-i fibre optic repeater from ifm electronic enables AS-interface signal transmission via an optical medium and vice versa. This allows for considerable cable length extension in the AS-i network. ...
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