November 2022: Feature Articles

  • Loop Signatures 15: Digital controllers – Part 7: The D term, concluded
  • Data analytics, AI and ML demystified
  • Flexible I/O and safety modules optimise intralogistics
  • In it for the long haul
  • Mining industry collaboration is vital
  • RJ Connect marks silver jubilee in style
  • SA Gauge: A shining example of South African resilience

October 2022: Feature Articles

  • SLA battery management for low standby requirements
  • Case History 184: Why couldn’t they tune the loops to get good control?
  • Digitalisation of pressure measurement through IoT
  • EtherCAT v1 - the one and only
  • Lower maintenance costs with online condition monitoring
  • The flow-on effect
  • Top three safety hazards when working on solar PV installations
  • Visualisation system sets new standards

September 2022: Feature Articles

  • Cloud solutions for industrial applications
  • Loop Signatures 14: Digital controllers – Part 6: The D term, continued
  • Measurements that can be relied on not to spoil the view
  • Omniflex introduces Teleterm
  • Realising the fully digital process plant
  • When safety instrumented systems and inadequate operators collide
  • You can’t have your silos and converge them

August 2022: Feature Articles

  • Hägglunds Fusion: the power of one
  • Young unemployed graduate gets kickstart to his career
  • Using local talent to execute risk-based gas mapping studies
  • Case History 183: Bad valve split-ranging causing problems
  • Ready for industrial network evolution?
  • Sensors train many eyes on FMCGs
  • LED strips enhance efficient pick-to-light C-parts management
  • Optimised, PC-based food production
  • The route to proactive maintenance

Technews Industry Guide: Sustainable Manufacturing 2022: Feature Articles

  • Attaining a sustainable legacy
  • Electric cylinders eliminate compressed air requirements in production plants
  • How to achieve sustainable manufacturing
  • Network design for mission-critical systems
  • Unlock knowledge with Netilion Water Network Insights
  • Meeting the challenges of water management with sensor technology
  • From Industry 4.0 to Industry Green.0
  • Failsafe networking of photovoltaic systems
  • Combining the best of hydraulics with the advantages of electric

July 2022: Feature Articles

  • Are automation suppliers starting to get the picture?
  • Are engineers equipped with 4IR skills?
  • Fuel for the future
  • Hydrogen: the key to energy turnaround
  • Loop Signatures 13: Digital controllers – Part 5: The D term
  • South African manufacturing sector’s readiness for Industry 4.0

June 2022: Feature Articles

  • Beckhoff upgrade is music to Vienna State Opera’s ears
  • Festo unveils world’s first pneumatic cobot
  • How utility instrumentation can benefit your plant
  • Loop Signatures 12: Digital controllers – Part 4: The I term
  • Pressure sensors for hygienic applications
  • Radar sensor keeps its cool
  • Risk assessments accelerate Booyco PDS adoption
  • Temperature monitoring simplified

May 2022: Feature Articles

  • 100 years of Anton Paar
  • Enhancing worker safety with mobile solutions
  • New motors for servo drive system
  • Turning pollution into gold
  • Wireless communication and control of electro-pneumatic manifolds and IO
  • Water and wastewater treatment in the digital age
  • Compact drive technology mobilises high-tech CT scanner
  • Five reasons for force measurement
  • Grist for the mill
  • Control loop: Case History 182 - A temperature cascade control loop that didn’t work
  • Is your manufacturing plant ready for IoT?
  • Impact of innovative technologies on the mining industry

April 2022: Feature Articles

  • Breathing life into your machines through leading Pneumatic Automation solutions
  • For more energy-efficient pneumatics, 4 is greater than 7
  • How’s our plant doing today?
  • Proper TCP/IP networking is a fight you can’t afford to lose
  • The role of ‘green’ packaging in sustainable manufacturing
  • WEG motors power wastewater plant
  • Working hand in hand to meet automotive OEMs’ strict requirements

March 2022: Feature Articles

  • Digitally managing energy costs and decarbonisation
  • Moxa sets out to redefine futureproof industrial networks
  • The business case for protecting crown jewels from cyber threats - Part 6: Cybersecurity for operational technology.
  • The devil is in the detail – the importance of design engineering
  • Vibronics, Liquiphants, and human brainpower set free
  • Why calibrating multipoint thermocouples is so challenging

February 2022: Feature Articles

  • Total 3D linearisation: Best performance under all process conditions for DP transmitters
  • Bottle sorting sorted thanks to intelligent transport system
  • Good software design – a desperate plea from end-users in the factory
  • IO-Link accelerates digitalisation of process plants
  • One-size-fits-all HMI platform
  • Proactive condition monitoring service from SEW-EURODRIVE

January 2022: Feature Articles

  • The ultimate control valve
  • A review of the 2021 MESA Africa conference
  • Cybersecurity for operational technology: Part 5: Cybersecurity threats to critical information infrastructure.
  • What does digitalisation mean for food product safety?