Enclosures, Cabling & Connectors


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Cables for the direct current era
November 2018, Lapp Southern Africa
Alternating current is the blood that flows through the veins of most power grids. It conveys electrical energy across great distances from the power station to factories and homes. But the monopoly of ...

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Fortress creates safer workplaces for Industry 4.0
November 2018, Deebar
A leader in networked access control systems, Fortress’ technology helps create safer workplaces where employees in industrial environments are safeguarded from injury, equipment is protected from damage ...

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Amphenol connectors target ­agricultural machinery
November 2018, RS Components SA
RS Components has announced availability of a new series of Isobus circular connectors, manufactured by Amphenol. The key application area for this series of cable connector sockets is in agricultural ...

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Tamper protection with RFID safety sensors
November 2018, RS Components SA
The new RFID sensors from ifm electronic can display switch-off operation directly using the LED display when the actuator slowly leaves the sensing range. This means that, for example, the door and the ...

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Easy-to-read identification system
November 2018, Banding and Identification Solutions
Such has been the success of the Easy Read system locally that it has been adopted exclusively by a major hydraulic equipment manufacturer for the past decade to tag hoses. A diversified power management ...

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How to choose the right cable
October 2018, Turck Banner
Cables are an essential part of any industrial application. Therefore, it is important to make sure to choose the appropriate cable material for the environment, especially where chemical cleaning solutions, ...

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Legrand’s multimedia cables
October 2018, Legrand
Legrand’s extensive range of cables and accessories encompasses multimedia cables, which are designed to fit into work areas and in spaces where technology-users need access to power and data connections. ...

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How to tell category data cables apart
September 2018, Helukabel
Data cable basics One can compare category cables to a multi-lane road; the more lanes a road has, the more vehicles that are able to travel on this road concurrently. The standards are generally based ...

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Weatherproof cabinets from ­Legrand
September 2018, Legrand
Legrand’s Plexo3 weatherproof cabinets are available in 11 sizes and have optimised dimensions from 2 to 4 x 18 modules, for distribution up to 125 A. These durable enclosures, with a fully reversible ...

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Avoiding cross-contamination
August 2018, Morton Controls
Food-borne diseases and bacteria are a concern at factories dealing with various forms of food, beverage and bio-pharma products, using the same machines. While all the plants in these industries have ...

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Metal content cable ties ensure product integrity
August 2018, HellermannTyton
Many food, beverage and pharmaceutical products on supermarket shelves are household names and their brand reputation depends on assured safety and hygienic processes. On a daily basis, the prevention ...

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Cables for robots in the Industry 4.0 era
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, Lapp Southern Africa
Worldwide, annual growth in the installation of industrial robots has been 16% since 2010. The automotive industry continues to dominate, but other sectors are catching up, with use in consumer electronics ...

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Eldon extends floor standing ­enclosure range
July 2018, ATI Systems
Easy engineering and assembly are two of Eldon’s central development drivers. One recent example is the further development of the successful mild steel single and double door compact floor standing ranges, ...

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Abrasives for metalworking and industrial applications
July 2018, RS Components SA
RS Components has introduced 3M’s new Silver portfolio of portable bonded abrasives for use with a wide range of cutting and grinding tools in metalworking applications. New products in the Silver portfolio ...

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The PushPull V4 Industrial
June 2018, Harting South Africa
Harting’s solution for power, signals and data.

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Mobile marking for industrial applications
March 2018, Phoenix Contact
The unambiguous marking of electrical components and equipment is an essential element of modern control cabinet construction. The topic has received further importance with the introduction of standard ...

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Yokogawa develops field enclosure and virtualisation platform
February 2018, Yokogawa South Africa
Yokogawa has announced that it has developed an N-IO standard field enclosure and a control system virtualisation platform. The enclosure is a weatherproof remote I/O cabinet that stores I/O devices used ...

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MediSpec connectors for medical applications
February 2018, RS Components SA
RS Components has announced availability of the Molex range of MediSpec MPC (medical plastic circular) cable and panel-mount plug connectors, designed to meet the stringent requirements for medical devices. ...

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Cable-pull switch improves productivity
February 2018, Rockwell Automation
Industrial automation customers can now improve safety without sacrificing productivity using the Allen-Bradley Guardmaster Lifeline 5 cable-pull switch from Rockwell Automation – a solid-state, cable-pull ...

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One cable automation from Beckhoff
December 2017, Beckhoff Automation
New connector series expands EtherCAT and EtherCAT P communication with additional power supply.

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