Motion Control & Drives


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Drive configuration made easy
November 2020, Nidec Control Techniques
Nidec Control Techniques prides itself on offering free software for commissioning, optimising and monitoring drive/system performance.

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Sinumerik One Dynamics for motion control
November 2020, Siemens Digital Industries
Siemens has launched three powerful technology packages exclusively for the CNC Sinumerik One.

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Heavy-duty wedge belts
November 2020, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
Fenner Quattro Plus Twin Wrap wedge belts transmit 30% more power than conventional belts.

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30 years of linear motion technology
November 2020
This year, factory automation specialist Bosch Rexroth celebrates 30 years of linear motion technology and innovation.

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Cooling VSDs with inertial spin filters
November 2020, RTS Africa Technologies
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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Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot
November 2020, Omron Electronics
Industry-leading HD-1500 expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.

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BMG installs Danfoss VSDs to improve energy efficiency on farms
November 2020, Danfoss
BMG’s Boer Slim/Smart Farming agricultural team works closely with farmers, assisting them with the selection and operation of new electromechanical systems.

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What is adaptive acceleration control?
November 2020
Adaptive acceleration control (AAC) is a new soft start control type that allows the selection of different acceleration and deceleration profiles according to application needs.

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Danfoss efficiencies help South African farmers to free up energy and achieve production goals
October 2020, Danfoss
Danfoss, together with engineering components provider BMG, supplied a commercial maize farmer with the technology to combat challenges around irrigation sufficiency.

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Danfoss efficiencies help South African farmers to free up energy and achieve production goals
November 2020, Danfoss
Danfoss, together with engineering components provider BMG, supplied a commercial maize farmer with the technology to combat challenges around irrigation sufficiency.

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Energy efficient drive technology for the mining industry
October 2020, Danfoss
The mining industry must forgo its traditional energy consumption patterns in a bid to ensure that the sector de-carbonises towards a greener and more sustainable method of extraction.

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Modular towel production lines
September 2020, Beckhoff Automation
Rapid development and configuration of manufacturing systems for terrycloth towels with PC-based control.

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BMG solutions for efficient agriculture
August 2020, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
BMG’s Boer Slim/Smart-Farming agricultural team works closely with farmers throughout southern Africa, assisting them with the selection, installation and operation of new electromechanical systems. These ...

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PC and EtherCAT-based control technology in next-generation telescope
August 2020, Beckhoff Automation
Key factors were the advantages of EtherCAT for site-wide real-time communication connecting all telescope functions. Various embedded PCs and AM8000 servomotors were also tested and specified, among ...

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Commander series drives
August 2020, Nidec Industrial Automation Southern Africa
The Commander series are simple and compact AC motor speed controllers that meet advanced requirements in a wide range of applications. Their small footprint makes them ideal for machine builders and ...

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Belting products for furnace belts
August 2020, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
BMG’s Light Materials Handling division supplies and supports a comprehensive range of belting products suitable for use in diverse sectors, including high-temperature applications, like glass bottle ...

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BMG’s new generation of IE5+ motors
July 2020, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
In 1996, BMG and German precision engineers, Getriebebau Nord, entered into a partnership agreement to assemble, distribute and support Nord Drivesystems throughout southern Africa. BMG has made ...

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Rockwell Automation upgrade for Ghana Water
June 2020, Rockwell Automation
Over the last five years, Rockwell Automation has been working with Intermerc Ghana in supplying medium-voltage motor control and automation technologies to some of its recent pump upgrade and rehabilitation ...

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Danfoss addresses the challenges in water and wastewater applications
July 2020, Danfoss
As the world population rises and people pursue higher standards of living, more water is needed in homes and for the production of food and other products. By 2050, the United Nations projects global ...

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Incledon launches latest Tekflo couplings
June 2020
Incledon, a leading provider of quality fluid conveyance products and solutions, recently launched a new range of universal couplings, adding to its current range of Tekflo-branded products based on quality, ...

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