SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine


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Water – the life-blood of industrial processes
Utilities offer enormous potential for liquid analysis measuring technology.

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Contactless energy transfer system for an automotive assembly line extension
The Movitrans contactless energy transfer system from SEW-Eurodrive, in conjunction with its Movipro SDC decentralised drive, position and application controller, has played a critical role in an assembly ...

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Gas monitoring in explosive areas
Becker Mining South Africa has extended its range of safety and communications systems to include a new atmospheric and environmental monitoring system, designed for use in industries where the presence ...

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Latest articles

From the editor’s desk: A real case for artificial intelligence
Technews Publishing (SA Instrumentation & Control), News

For many manufacturers, the era of mass production is drawing to a close. Changes in consumer behaviour have forced them to rethink their ‘economies of scale’ approaches as they reorganise to answer the ...
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Web data logger
GHM Messtechnik SA, Temperature Measurement

There is ongoing tightening up of regulations that impact upon industries where the monitoring of measurements of illuminance, temperature, atmospheric pressure, humidity and CO2 is critical in the manufacture ...
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Siemens infrastructure technology day
Siemens Digital Factory & Process Indust. & Drives, News

Siemens recently held an infrastructure technology day at its Midrand premises. The highlight was the launch of the new Sinamics G120X frequency converter range, which has been specially optimised for ...
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ABB and BP celebrate global MEC frame agreement
ABB South Africa, News

BP has appointed ABB as one of its global main electrical contractors (MEC) for the provision of engineering, procurement and construction of electrical equipment for BP Upstream Major Capital Projects. ...
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Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger announce joint venture
Rockwell Automation, News

Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger have announced an agreement to create a new joint venture, Sensia, the first fully integrated digital oilfield automation solutions provider. The Sensia joint venture ...
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Mecosa has moved
Mecosa, News

Mecosa is pleased to announce that it has moved to new premises. The following changes come into effect immediately. All deliveries and collections must be done via the following address: Mecosa (Pty) ...
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SA Gauge receives SANAS accreditation
SA Gauge, News

Temperature and pressure gauge manufacturer, SA Gauge recently received the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS) accreditation conforming to the ISO/IEC 17025 standard for temperature calibration. ...
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Zambian cement producer standardises on SEW-Eurodrive
SEW-Eurodrive , News

A major cement producer in Zambia has not only standardised on products from SEW-Erodrive, but has also invested in a comprehensive stockholding of critical spare units to prevent any downtime and subsequent ...
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Faster results with a digital twin
Siemens Digital Factory & Process Indust. & Drives, IT in Manufacturing

High tech company Grenzebach’s portfolio includes the simulation of material flow in complex plants in the glass industry. To achieve this, Grenzebach uses Siemens’ simulation solutions. Together, the ...
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Stepping carefully into the Fourth Industrial Revolution
IT in Manufacturing

Rapid advances in technology and artificial intelligence in the mining industry raise issues like data protection, intellectual property ownership and legal liability. In the current absence of specific ...
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Building sustainability through local manufacturing
Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, News

There is enormous potential for southern African manufacturers to increase their market share both locally and internationally. The driving force behind capturing this growth opportunity is the South ...
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Shock-proof linear position sensors
Turck Banner, Sensors & Transducers

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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New pressure switch for process industry
WIKA Instruments, Pressure Measurement & Control

WIKA has released a new pressure switch with high switch differential adjustability for the process industry. The model PSM-700 mechanical pressure switch has been designed for control and monitoring ...
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Listening to the Voice of the Machine
Parker Hannifin Sales Company South, IT in Manufacturing

The value of discrete IoT.
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Measurement data on the lookout for artificial intelligence
Phoenix Contact, IT in Manufacturing

In the global race for competitive prices, it is the most efficient processes that win the race.
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Calibration in hazardous areas
QTEK Instrumentation & Calibration Solutions, IS & Ex

This article is an edited version of a Beamex calibration white paper, the original unedited document can be downloaded at https://instrumentation.co.za/papers/J4324.pdf
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System integrated, high end measurement technology
Beckhoff Automation, System Integration & Control Systems Design

The EtherCAT measurement modules from Beckhoff offer a right-fit solution by allowing high performance measurement technology to be incorporated directly into the control systems.
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Inductive Automation and FreeWave Technologies partner to provide increased data visibility
News

Inductive Automation, an industrial automation software innovator with a focus on transforming the user experience, and FreeWave Technologies, a leader in long-range wireless radios and edge computing ...
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