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Vision sensors
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview
The VG series vision sensors utilise images captured by integrated industrial camera lenses to determine a target object’s presence, colour, size, shape, orientation, patterns and more. On show at Stand ...

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Radiometric density system
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Mecosa
On show at Stand D08 is the new DuoSeries LB 475 radiometric density system from Berthold, which is designed for the cementing and hydraulic fracturing industries. The density transmitter is a state-of-the-art ...

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IO-Link infrastructure components
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Pepperl+Fuchs
Pepperl+Fuchs has on show a range of IO-Link infrastructure components. As a globally established communication standard that is system- and fieldbus-independent, IO-Link offers many advantages. The universal ...

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High performance sensors
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview
The LE46C sensors from Leuze electronic are reliable and cost-effective, with high performance reserves and large ranges. On exhibit at Stand J13, these sensors are ideal for use in conveyor and storage ...

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Leak detection in coal-fired power stations
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Instrotech
Instrotech’s advanced acoustic leak detection system, Inspecta FFT, can detect boiler tube leaks in coal-fired utilities and in oxygen plants and gasifiers. The technology and equipment is in use in power ...

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Load sensing by light
May 2019, SKF South Africa
SKF’s new optical sensing technology takes monitoring to the next level, providing engineers with new insights into machine performance. SKF Fibre Optic Sensing uses optical fibres to measure forces, ...

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Contact-free optical communication
May 2019, Countapulse Controls
Optical data transceivers are the appropriate choice for any application where data needs to be transmitted without cables and without interference. The Leuze DDLS 500 data transceiver makes contact-free ...

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Get your sensor data faster
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, VEGA Controls SA
VEGA’s Tools App enables sensor parameters and configuration settings to be read and adjusted via Bluetooth on any smartphone or tablet. They are easy to operate and all data is permanently available ...

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Indoor air quality management
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Atlas Industrial Systems
Atlas Industrial Systems (AIS) is the sole supplier of the Honeywell, a first in mobile-supported, indoor air quality management. Regulated by ICASA, this system is user-friendly and has proven valuable ...

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Ultrasonic sensors for level measurement and object ­detection
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, ifm - South Africa
ifm – South Africa’s new M30 ultrasonic sensors for continuous level measurement and object detection are distinguished by their long range of up to eight metres. This makes them particularly suited for ...

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Machine vision solutions
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, Westplex
Westplex specialises in machine vision products and systems for visual inspection, and is a country-wide, one-stop source for a wide range of industrial machine vision products. Westplex represents world ...

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Shock-proof linear position sensors
April 2019, Turck Banner
Turck’s enhanced Li linear position sensors measure position values at a frequency of 5 kHz at measuring lengths of up to 2 metres. Turck has updated its contactless Li Q25 positioning systems and has ...

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Inductive sensors with Teflon coating
April 2019, ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation
With switching distances of up to 50 mm and magnetic field resistance of 200 mT, Wenglor’s inductive sensors with correction factor 1 come in a total of eight new welding-field resistant models, with ...

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2D barcode reader increases traceability
April 2019, SICK Automation Southern Africa
SICK Automation South Africa, one of the country’s leading sensor solution suppliers for industrial applications, recently installed 120 image-based 2D barcode readers across multiple scanning stations ...

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Setting standards for monitoring and safety in the radiation detection industry
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2019, OEN Enterprises
Exposure to harmful levels of radiation can easily be prevented with a new generation of ultra-small, wearable dosimeters. Less expensive, simpler to use, and portable, Thermo Scientific’s EPDs (electronic ...

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Advanced monitoring for process variables
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2019, Loadtech Loadcells
The LT1200 panel mount process indicator is a precision digital indicator for interfacing to and measuring most process variables. The instrument is capable of measuring and processing variables such ...

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Manoeuvring agricultural robots with 2D laser scanners
March 2019, SICK Automation Southern Africa
The problem: how do you navigate agricultural robots through a field? The challenge of this application can be found not only in the wide variety of crops out there, but also in the fact that crop rows ...

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Sensors for motion control
March 2019, ifm - South Africa
The range of stainless steel housed incremental encoders from ifm electronic is ideal for applications such as conveyor belt synchronisation because of the long maintenance intervals, even when deployed ...

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Background suppression laser sensor
March 2019, Turck Banner
Turck’s Q5X laser sensor solves the most difficult distance-based applications, even at acute angles. The high-power laser sensor features excess gain, which enables the sensor to detect dark objects ...

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Leuze camera looks around the corner
March 2019, Countapulse Controls
Manufacturing plants, packaging facilities and warehouse operations often have areas where visibility is not what it should be, and not only can these prove hazardous to both vehicles and pedestrians ...

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