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SAIMC: Vaal branch
December 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
At the last technology evening, Robert de Scande from SICK Automation gave a presentation on the subject of IO-Link. IO-Link offers new options for communication between the system control and field levels: ...

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SAIMC: Durban branch
December 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
Technology evening At the last technology evening, Beckhoff Automation’s Gareth Taylor (sales engineer, Durban) presented on the topic ‘Open PC-based control technology in a world of modular process ...

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SAIMC: Secunda branch
December 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
At the technology evening on 10 October, Jacques Parrott, from SICK Automation SA gave a presentation on ‘Measurement of green house gas emissions’, which also touched on the issue of carbon tax. The ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
December 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
The October technology evening was hosted by Extech Safety Systems. Sales director Gary Friend presented an interesting take on the relationship between new technological advances, and the never-ending ...

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SAIMC: From the President's desk
December 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
2019 has been a year of many achievements by our members. Although the SAIMC might not be the organisation with the most members, the unselfish and hard-working team have certainly achieved more than ...

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SAIMC: From the President's desk
November 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
The end of the year is almost upon us. Have you taken the opportunity to ask yourself what has really changed for you this year? In some areas we have seen significant and exponential change. Automation ...

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SAIMC: Tshwane branch
November 2019, SAIMC, News
Industry expert talks about importance of continuous learning Learning from industry experts is a vital component of any student’s training. Such an expert is Thabo Lekgowane, a robotics engineer from ...

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SAIMC: Obituary - Eugene Sithole
November 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
It is with deep sadness that the SAIMC heard of the death of dear friend and esteemed colleague Eugene Sithole, who passed away suddenly on 7 September.    Thanduxolo Eugene Sithole was born on 13 September ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
November 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
Why use wires?    At the technology evening on 11 September, Rudi Erasmus of Phoenix Contact walked us through when and why wireless communication is preferred to cabled communication.    Communicating ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
November 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
This month’s presentation at the Vaal branch covered the basic principles and fundamentals of SIL. It included the common misconceptions about SIL, risks, accidents, processes, random and systemic failures ...

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SAIMC: From the President's desk
October 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
It is spring again in South Africa and what a gorgeous time of year. Within the SAIMC, there is also continuous improvement, working towards our 2023 strategic goals.       SAIMC structure changes As the ...

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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch
October 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
The August technology evening we was hosted by Yokogawa at the Bryanston Sports Club. The theme was to find out more about the difference between a PLC and a DCS, where the PLC came from, some PLC theory, ...

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SAIMC: Secunda branch
October 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
At the technology evening on 1 August, Katlego Setwaba from Pepperl+Fuchs gave a presentation on ‘Explosion protection with a focus on purge and pressurisation’.    The effects of accidental fires or ...

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SAIMC: Vaal branch
October 2019, SAIMC, SAIMC
At the August Technology Evening, Busisiwe Zikalala from WIKA gave a presentation titled: Sensor protection methods.    Process sensors come in many forms. In addition to the big four: temperature, pressure, ...

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