Pneumatics & Hydraulics


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Parker Hannifin introduces couplings for quick and easy installation
May 2019, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South
Parker Hannifin now offers quick connection couplings for its NSA series, notable for features including their low weight. NSA couplings are available in nickel-plated brass or stainless steel, while ...

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VUVS-LT Poppet Valve
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2019, Festo
Frequently used in different locations and exposed places, the VUVS-LT Poppet Valve can take a lot – all without losing its good looks. Simple on the outside, sturdy on the inside, it is the ideal combination ...

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Optimum hydraulic performance through cost effective filtration solutions
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2019, Hydrasales
Maintenance personnel have to facilitate optimum hydraulic system performance through their programmes, hence the incorporation of oil cleanliness checks, or oil contamination monitoring should not be ...

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The advantages of rolled vs. cut threads for fluid system instrumentation fittings
March 2019, Fluid Systems Africa
A new level in leak tightness from Fluid Systems Africa.

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Ready for smart manufacturing
March 2019, Metal Work Pneumatic South Africa
Metal Work's new EB80 is an electro-pneumatic system consisting of a solenoid valve assembly with fieldbus or multi-pin control, and modules to manage analog or digital input/output signals. It can accommodate ...

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Ham-Let moves into the future with smart valves
December 2018, Fluid Systems Africa
The Ham-Let Group has manufactured high-quality instrumentation valves, fittings and auxiliary products for fluid systems in a variety of markets since 1950, and has now launched its first smart valve ...

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Intelligent valve sensor for pneumatic applications
December 2018, ifm - South Africa
The intelligent valve sensor for pneumatic quarter-turn actuators from ifm electronic features 360° position monitoring to allow precise and continuous scrutiny of the valve condition. Problems such as ...

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BMG fluid technology services
November 2018, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
BMG’s fluid technology services include solutions for hydraulics and pneumatics, lubrication, fuel and industrial filtration systems, hydraulic hose and fittings, as well as instrumentation, pumps and ...

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Vacuum generator operates without compressed air
October 2018, Tectra Automation
The electrical vacuum generator ECBP from J. Schmalz is ideal for handling airtight and slightly porous workpieces. It features an integrated speed control, which regulates the power of the pump to suit ...

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Connected hydraulics: ready for Industry 4.0
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things & Industry 4.0, Hytec South Africa
Prejudices last for a long time, even when reality has long since disproved them. One of these prejudices is that hydraulics have no place in Industry 4.0 because they are not intelligent – but they have ...

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Suction cup for optimal sheet metal handling
July 2018, Tectra Automation
Tectra Automation has introduced the new SAX bell-shaped suction cup from Schmalz to its range of vacuum components. This is a single-piece suction cup with a vulcanised connection nipple made of reinforced ...

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A unique compressed air dryer
June 2018, Artic Driers
The design of any air dryer is critical to its life span, with many, especially the smaller types for air compressors with capacities from 0,38 to 1,5 m³/min built to a price. There are a number of components ...

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Parker’s new GLF iprotect low pressure filters score on efficiency
June 2018, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South
Parker Hannifin has introduced the GLF iprotect series, a new generation of low pressure filters. As with Parker’s proven high and medium pressure types, the innovative and environmentally friendly design ...

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Pressure transmitters for hydraulic systems
May 2018, Turck Banner
Turck has extended its line of PT2000 pressure transmitters with the release of a variant for use in hydraulic systems. “With a list of features that includes an SAE fitting, stainless cell, gel filled ...

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Parker online engineering tool simplifies O-ring selection
May 2018, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South
The Engineered Materials Group of Parker Hannifin has announced the availability of a new web-based engineering tool: the Parker O-Ring Selector. The innovative tool enables precise selection of the right ...

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Festo’s energy efficiency module MSE6-E2M
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2018, Festo
Saving energy is easier than ever before thanks to the MSE6-E2M. It helps end users to achieve their energy efficiency and sustainability targets and improves the efficiency of machinery for OEMs. The ...

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Save with simple and cost effective hydraulic filtration solutions
Technews Industry Guide: Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation 2018, Hydrasales
Maintenance personnel have to facilitate optimum hydraulic system performance in their programme, hence the incorporation of oil cleanliness checks, or oil contamination monitoring should not be neglected. ...

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Flexible yet standardised solutions from Festo simplify connector production
March 2018, Festo
Servo presses and handling systems for connector assembly in consumer electronics and ­automotive industries.

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Control of hydraulic functions in mobile applications
March 2018, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South
The electronic controls business unit of Parker Hannifin has released new functional safety controllers for mobile machinery applications. As well as offering high levels of robustness and straightforward ...

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BMG’s filter elements for hydraulic oil systems
March 2018, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG
BMG’s fluid technology services include solutions for hydraulics and pneumatics, lubrication, fuel and industrial filtration systems, hydraulic hose and fittings, as well as instrumentation, pumps and ...

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