SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine

Featured articles

Omron’s 3D simulation development environment
Logic, motion, robotics, HMI, vision, sensing, safety and 3D simulation are all integrated within a single platform.


Drive simulation with Sinamics DriveSim Basic
New software solution for fast and easy simulation of drive constellations.


Ex-i isolating switch amplifier
The two-channel Jumo Ex-i isolating switch amplifier was developed especially for the float switches from the Jumo NESOS series.


Latest articles

New devices from Endress+Hauser connect pressure measurement to the future
Endress+Hauser South Africa, Editor's Choice

By implementing a Bluetooth interface, devices that were previously difficult to access, or in danger zones, can now be operated easily and safely.
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PCS Global implements 5-phase control system upgrade at Kiara Health
PCS Global, System Integration & Control Systems Design

Kiara Health is the first African company equipped with a fully-scaled server deployment in the AWS Cloud, as well as the first South African company to implement the AVEVA Flex Model.
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KwaZulu-Natal Industrial Technology Exhibition rescheduled to February 2022
Specialised Exhibitions, News

The show will now be held from 16-18 February 2022, at the Durban Exhibition Centre.
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Endress+Hauser holds its ground despite the pandemic
Endress+Hauser South Africa, News

Endress+Hauser weathered the 2020 pandemic year well. The Group created new jobs and expanded its global sales and production network.
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Expert advice for a stress-free digital transformation journey
Yokogawa South Africa, IT in Manufacturing

The journey begins with a digital roadmap, which is a strategic plan to bring change to the company. It is all-encompassing in the organisation and goes beyond technology, IT and OT.”
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mGuard Secure Remote Service with new functions
Phoenix Contact, IS & Ex

Phoenix Contact has introduced version 2.11 of its mGuard Secure Remote Service ecosystem to the market.
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Enterprise-level wireless infrastructure management
Emerson Automation Solutions, Industrial Wireless

Emerson has added two new IIoT solutions to its Plantweb Insight data analytics platform that will enable industrial facilities to transform the way they manage their enterprise-level wireless network ...
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MES, OT and the IIoT – what’s required for digitalisation?
Editor's Choice

Hand over the data decisions to the OT guys? Calm down IT professionals, there is a time and a place for everything.
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Industrial Machine Learning – it’s AI, just less artificial
Iritron , IT in Manufacturing

Machine Learning is gaining popularity in the manufacturing industry as tools become easier to use and more cost effective.
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Automation with PC-based control at UOW Malaysia KDU University
Beckhoff Automation, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers

Eight embedded PCs and 3000 EtherCAT I/Os ensure maximum building efficiency across university campus.
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Schneider Electric extends UPS range
Schneider Electric South Africa, Electrical Power & Protection

Schneider Electric has announced the extension of Easy UPS 3L from 250 kVA to 600 kVA (400 V) with the addition of 250, 300, and 400 kVA UPSes for external batteries.
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Secure gateways for power communications
Fieldbus & Industrial Networking

Moxa has introduced a new series of secure hardened Modbus-to-BACnet protocol gateways.
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Sensor for efficient pneumatic performance
SICK Automation Southern Africa, Sensors & Transducers

SICK Automation’s FTMg flow sensor detects pneumatic system leakages well before pressure loss causes machine failure. It is engineered to output up to eight process parameters.
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Membrane level monitor
Instrotech, Level Measurement & Control

Kobold’s NMF membrane level monitors are an excellent choice for cost-effective level monitoring of bulk goods in storage vessels.
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Why Cobots? From myths to a simpler reality
SMC Corporation South Africa, Motion Control & Drives

While robotics led the way for the rapid growth of automation, cobots are the democratisation of robotics technology. They eliminate the cost and complex programming that robots usually require while providing much greater flexibility.
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Integrated displacement measurement reduces complexity
Beckhoff Automation, Sensors & Transducers

The EL5072 EtherCAT Terminal from Beckhoff enables direct connection of up to two inductive displacement sensors.
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Upgraded IoT communications module
Instrotech, Fieldbus & Industrial Networking

ARC1 with the latest NB-IoT and LTE-M mobile communications technology.
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UIC has relocated

After 46 years at its current premises, UIC has moved. Director, Guy Watkins, remarked that COVID-19 led the company to regroup and consolidate operations, making it leaner and more efficient, adding ...
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