Analytical Instrumentation & Environmental Monitoring

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Reducing water consumption in the cement industry
May 2024, Loesche South Africa
Water is a finite and irreplaceable resource, fundamental to life on earth. LOESCHE’s vision is to enable its customers to produce high-quality cement, without any water consumption.

Ensuring occupational health and safety in mining
April 2024
Probe Integrated Mining Technologies (Probe IMT) has partnered with M3SH Technology to offer state-of-the-art environmental monitoring solutions that address these dual requirements.

Sustainability of surface water
April 2024, Endress+Hauser South Africa
The sustainability of surface water is critical for South Africa’s economic development, social well-being and environmental health. Endress+Hauser has a full range of liquid analysis sensors and transmitters to measure important parameters and has an excellent global track record in water and wastewater process plants and various surface and industrial water monitoring sites.

Keeping an eye on invisible radiation
March 2024, Omniflex Remote Monitoring Specialists
At its peak in 1994, the energy generation capacity of the UK’s nuclear power stations was 12,7 GW across 16 plants. In 2024, the capacity has fallen to around 5 GW, and the number of stations is down to nine. However, this is far from the end of the story as spent nuclear fuel remains radioactive for centuries, and requires rigorous safety processes to safeguard against leaks.

Effective dust control in sugar processing
January 2024
BLT WORLD specialists work in conjunction with the global ScrapeTec team to offer dependable solutions for specific problems at the transfer points of conveyor systems in many industries where dust and material spillage are concerns, including the sugar sector.

A benchmark for lubricant reliability in mining
January 2024
According to Craig FitzGerald from ISO-Reliability Partners, mines can save R500 000 or more on their yearly mill cleaning costs, while electricity consumption can be reduced by up to 12%, and lubricant consumption lowered up by up to 60% when using Bel-Ray Clear Gear lubricant.

Safeguarding precision in industrial radiometric measurements
January 2024, Mecosa
In the complex landscape of industrial plant operations, precision is paramount, especially when it comes to weld inspections to test for structural integrity of pipes. Berthold has the ideal answer to this challenge – X-Ray Interference Protection.

New indoor air quality monitor
November 2023, RS South Africa
RS South Africa has available a new indoor air quality (IAQ) monitor that provides continuous, easy-to-read, and accurate real-time monitoring of air quality in indoor environments.

A quick guide to disinfection
October 2023, Endress+Hauser South Africa
The distribution system in a drinking water network provides a reliable supply of high-quality water to consumers. Endress+Hauser’s range of robust, low-maintenance sensors are ideal for monitoring disinfectant levels in the water.

Multi-parameter measuring system for water quality monitoring
October 2023, KROHNE
Monitoring different parameters in water treatment processes can lead to a situation where different measuring points are scattered across the plant.

Optimising energy consumption in the chemical industry
September 2023, Anton Paar
To optimise energy consumption and save valuable resources on chemical process plants, operators have to continuously measure parameters such as concentration, raw density, sound velocity and refractive index. With Anton Paar’s wide product range, the process application team has many options for cutting-edge laboratory measurement technologies, and can develop tailor-made mathematical models for every application.

Sustainability through optimisation
August 2023
Understanding and controlling the entire process chain is crucial for prolonged maintenance and support. Through optimisation we directly increase product quality and profit margin. However an often ...

New high-performance multi-product calibrator
August 2023, Comtest
The Fluke 5560A high-performance multi-product calibrator provides the broadest electrical workload coverage and highest accuracy.

Determining drinking water safety is essential
July 2023, Wearcheck
Condition monitoring specialist company, WearCheck, recently integrated its sister company – previously Set Point Water Laboratories, now WearCheck Water - into its operations, adding yet another analysis service to the company’s repertoire.

Calibration is key for food supplies
June 2023, Comtest
Sub-title: As tools for measuring food safety become more accurate and portable, all measuring devices must operate at maximum efficiency and have a traceable calibration record.

Eat lettuce and cabbage but worry about the irrigation water
April 2023
A study by Mangosuthu University of Technology (MUT) researchers cautioned against the long-term reuse of irrigated water with hazardous metals because it causes an excessive build-up of the metals in soil and crops

Waste water monitoring station
Africa Automation Technology Fair 2023 Show Preview, Action Instruments SA
The s::can micro::station for waste water from Action Instruments is designed for online monitoring of water quality parameters in waste water. The fully modular micro::station combines s::can instruments ...

pH and conductivity dosing system
Africa Automation Technology Fair 2023 Show Preview, Hanna Instruments
Hanna will be exhibiting two new GroLine dosing systems to help growers generate larger yields and increased profits, at Stand G514. The dosing systems, one for pH and the other for conductivity, are ...

Selecting flammability analysers for process applications
April 2023, Elemental Analytics
Sensors that detect leaks spend most of their lives exposed to little or no flammable gas. Only rarely are they needed to detect the leak, and in these moments they are useful if they can indicate the presence of a significant or unusual concentration of flammable gas.

Extending service life to the maximum
February 2023, WIKA Instruments
When it comes to process instrumentation, companies attach great importance to a long service life. A growing number rely on external support to achieve this. In the past, such services were mainly concerned with calibrating the measuring instruments.


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