SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine


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The complete image processing solution
Randburg sensor specialist, ASSTech, now offers the complete image processing solution for all vision applications.

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Gas control products for Covid-19
Fluid Systems Africa (FSA) is the authorised distributor for Gas Control Equipment (GCE) in Africa, and supplies a wide range of healthcare and high-purity products. The global spread of Covid-19 ...

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SEW-Eurodrive breaks ground on new R200 million head office and factory
Drive and control technologies specialist, SEW-Eurodrive, has announced that construction has commenced on a new R200 million head office and factory in Everton, Johannesburg.

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Latest articles

Portion cutter for fish and poultry
Beckhoff Automation, System Integration & Control Systems Design

Extremely fast and highly precise meat portion cutter leverages PC control.
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Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot
Omron Electronics, Motion Control & Drives

Industry-leading HD-1500 expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.
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Africa Automation Technology Fair announces new 2021 dates
Reed Exhibitions, News

The Africa Automation Technology Fair will now take place from 7-9 September 2021 at The Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg, South Africa.
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Loop Signatures 4: Process dynamics – deadtime and simple lags
Michael Brown Control Engineering, Editor's Choice

Two important dynamic factors occurring in the majority of process responses are deadtime, and the first order lag.
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Rockwell Automation and Microsoft expand partnership
Rockwell Automation, News

Partnership aims to empower manufacturers with agility, intelligence, and scale to deliver digital transformation initiatives, from the cloud to the edge.
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Advanced new Festo valve portfolio gains immense popularity in industrial automation
Festo South Africa, Editor's Choice

Kershia Beharie talks to SA Instrumentation and Control about choosing the right valves for machine applications from the popular Festo range.
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Michael Brown now offering control courses to individuals
Michael Brown Control Engineering, News

Michael Brown is now offering training courses to individuals via online Zoom sessions. The first session of the Part 1 practical control course – Troubleshooting and Loop Tuning – will commence on Monday 1 February 2021.
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From the editor's desk: Isolation economy could quicken the pace of 4IR adoption
Technews Publishing (SA Instrumentation & Control), News

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted a problem that the manufacturing industry was already uncomfortably aware of – its traditional ecosystems are too cumbersome to cope with the variety of choice ...
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Emerson to acquire Progea Group
Emerson Automation Solutions, News

Acquisition complements Emerson’s portfolio and helps customers in discrete and hybrid end markets to accelerate digital transformation.
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Varispeed appoints new managing director
Varispeed (Div. of Hudaco Trading), News

Varispeed is pleased to introduce Emile Joubert as its new managing director.
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Measuring in the dust cloud
VEGA Controls SA, Level Measurement & Control

Radar level measuring instrument with 80 GHz finds its way in extreme environments.
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PyroStorm protection for control equipment
Alien Systems & Technologies, IS & Ex

If you work at a large industrial plant or mine, you may have noticed those hydraulic lubricating oil packs, or perhaps the diesel generator sets, oil store rooms, pump rooms or flammable liquids stores, ...
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Detect compressed air, steam, gas and vacuum leaks
Comtest, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

Comtest has introduced the Fluke ii900, a handheld sonic industrial imager that enables maintenance to quickly locate air, steam, gas and vacuum leaks in compressed air systems. The straightforward, intuitive ...
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Advanced controller for data acquisition
RJ Connect, Data Acquisition & Telemetry

The ioThinx 4530 series is an advanced modular controller product with a unique hardware design, making it an ideal solution for a variety of industrial data acquisition applications. The controller has ...
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Electronic position indicator with Ethernet interface
Instrotech, Sensors & Transducers

Instrotech now offers the Siko AP20 position indicator, equipped to detect the position of spindle adjustments in machines. It displays the corresponding positional data to the operator and passes it ...
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Retrofit your vehicles with collision protection
ifm - South Africa, IS & Ex

The camera-based anti-collision system from ifm automatically detects persons and obstacles in the rear area of the vehicle, warns the driver, and stops the vehicle if necessary.
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Digitalising mineral processing operations
IT in Manufacturing

Mining’s accelerated move toward digital solutions is being supported by FLSmidth’s decades of research and development. The company has over 80 projects underway to improve its mining-related offerings.
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Cooling VSDs with inertial spin filters
RTS Africa Technologies, Motion Control & Drives

RTS inertial spin filter units are compact and easy to install and RTS Africa offers full service from conceptual design to ongoing support as required.
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