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SA Instrumentation & Control Buyers' Guide

Technews Industry Guide - IIoT 2018

Technews Industry Guide - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation

Pneumatics & Hydraulics
Vacuum technology helps mining supplier
November 2017, Tectra Automation

Tectra Automation’s Schmalz vacuum lifters raise RSC Ekusasa Mining’s packaging efficiency.

SMC valve manifolds built to ­withstand cleaning
November 2017, SMC South Africa

In the food and beverage industry, hygiene is the order of the day. Many systems and parts need to withstand treatment with steam, high-pressure cleaning and aggressive cleaning agents, whilst also preventing ...

Aventics presents Clean Line cylinder series
October 2017, Tectra Automation

Aventics has recently expanded its actuator product range for applications with high hygiene requirements and now offers a solution to meet the strict requirements placed of the food and pharmaceutical ...

Cut energy consumption and improve safety
October 2017, SMC South Africa

SMC Pneumatics has developed a series of standby valve solutions which can be incorporated into a system to reduce energy consumption, especially during brief, recurring equipment stoppages. With safety ...

Block and bleed valves for oil and gas
September 2017, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South

Parker Hannifin now has a complete range of valves that conform to the API 6A specification for Christmas tree and wellhead applications. For several years, Parker has offered a range of double block ...

Safe use of hydraulic hoses and fittings
September 2017, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG

“Extreme care must be taken in the correct selection, installation and maintenance of matched, quality components in any hydraulic system because hose assemblies can be highly dangerous if misapplied ...

Secure operational pressure with SMC’s new lock-up valve
September 2017, SMC South Africa

As an industry rule and to ensure efficiencies, downtime on all production lines should be kept a complete minimum. “SMC supports its customers in this regard by constantly developing products that help ...

SMC launches two new compact cylinders
August 2017, SMC South Africa

SMC’s latest compact cylinders, the JMGP guide cylinder and the compact JCQ Series, have been designed with weight and space savings in mind. Both help to reduce machine sizes and costs, and deliver increased ...

SMC’s magnetic gripper for safe handling without the need for vacuum
August 2017, SMC South Africa

SMC has added to its gripper range with the launch of the MHM-X6400, which uses a magnet for the handling of steel plate, without the need for vacuum. Ideal for workpieces with uneven or irregular surfaces, ...

Automation platform 4.0: Festo’s terminal CPX
Technews Industry Guide: Industrial Internet of Things 2017, Festo

The terminal CPX contains everything that makes Festo stand out – competency, security, efficiency and simplicity. This is the basis on which the company solves a customer’s automation tasks to achieve ...

SMC’s 2/3 port media separated valve
June 2017, SMC South Africa

SMC recently introduced a new 2/3 port media separated valve series, LVMK20/200, to its collection of over 12 000 basic products. The valve has been designed to prevent armature sticking and corrosion ...

A digital technological revolution drives innovation at Festo
May 2017, Festo

Motion Terminal digitalises pneumatics.

Safeguard against costly condensation
May 2017, SMC South Africa

In today’s manufacturing environment, compressed air is an essential power source and therefore its quality requirements are vital. Even when meeting operational requirements, air moving through pipelines ...

Your compressed air treatment solution
Africa Automation Fair 2017 Preview, Artic Driers

Artic Driers International’s range of compressed air treatment equipment covers refrigeration and chemical adsorption dryers, after coolers, high quality filtration, condensate management systems, condensate ...

Continuous feedback of cylinder position
April 2017, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South

Parker Hannifin has introduced a new integrated absolute position sensor that can provide improved application productivity while offering low installation and maintenance costs. Intellinder equipped ...

SMC SY series delivers local innovation through flexible design
March 2017, SMC South Africa

The unique SY series of all-purpose valve manifolds from SMC Pneumatics is available in three sizes: SY3000, SY5000 and SY7000. Thanks to its flexibility and innovative redesign, the SY series sees a ...

Parker’s high performance flange system
March 2017, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South

Parker Hannifin has announced that under the brand name Parker HPF High Performance Flange System, it is offering a mechanical flange system for machines and installations with a working pressure up to ...

The individualist among packagers
February 2017, Festo

Gaining a pneumatic advantage with proportional valves.

Parker’s E-Steering for commercial vehicles
February 2017, Parker Hannifin Sales Company South

Complete easy to install prewired systems can be provided.

Vacuum filter removes both dust and water droplets
December 2016, SMC South Africa

SMC Pneumatics has launched a pioneering vacuum filter designed to remove both dust and water droplets. Amongst its many unique selling points, the flexible and versatile AFJ vacuum filter is simple to ...

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