SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine


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Dye-penetrant testing at fertiliser plant
Dye-penetrant inspection, also referred to as liquid penetrate inspection or penetrant testing, is a widely applied and low-cost inspection method to check surface-breaking defects in all non-porous materials. ...

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BMG drives sewage and effluent management
BMG supplies a range of drives designed specially for optimum efficiency in sewage treatment applications. “Nord drives, which consist of Unicase helical shaft mount geared motors, have special features ...

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Speeding up the inkjet drying process
For high speed printing processes, the limiting factor for the productivity of the equipment is usually ink drying time. To maximise printing speed without quality loss, it is important to be able to ...

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Latest articles

Conductivity sensor with IO-Link
Morton Controls, Sensors & Transducers

The ILM-4 conductivity sensor with IO-Link is a big step towards Industry 4.0 in hygienic process technology. It is equipped with both digital and analog interfaces in parallel. Data can therefore be ...
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Africa’s manufacturing sector – an awakening giant
News

Industrialisation is the engine of economic growth, leading to the accumulation of physical and human capital. In recent years, African countries have witnessed steady economic growth owing to their vibrant ...
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R&C Instrumentation receives accreditation from Fluke
R&C Instrumentation, News

R&C Instrumentation is pleased to announce that the company has received accreditation from Fluke Process Instruments for its Infrared Temperature Calibration facility. This facility is housed in a climate-controlled ...
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Announcing MESA’s 2019 award winners
MESA Africa NPC, News

MESA International has announced this year’s winners of the 12th Annual Outstanding Contribution Award. A new Innovative Service award was also announced in honour of long time community member, Tom Bruhn. ...
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Africa Oil & Power 2019
News

Now the official conference of South Africa’s Department of Energy, the flagship Africa Oil & Power (AOP) conference returns to Cape Town on October 9-11, with more than 20 petroleum and power ministers ...
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Robin Briggs appointed managing director of BMG
Bearing Man Group t/a BMG, News

Robin Briggs has a passion for strategy and a commitment to driving successful business growth in South Africa’s industrial sector. He brings to BMG a wealth of product knowledge, a thorough understanding ...
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IT services for manufacturing. Here’s how and why
IT in Manufacturing

Traditional IT services all follow the same principle, similar types of services are bundled and offered as a single service i.e. infrastructure services that include all your hardware inside (sometimes ...
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Endress+Hauser grows significantly
Endress+Hauser, News

Endress+Hauser experienced strong growth across all regions, sectors and product areas in 2018. The ongoing digitalisation of the industry and positive development on international markets provided the ...
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Hytec South Africa relocates to the Free State
News

Hytec South Africa currently has a branch located in Vanderbijlpark, south of Johannesburg, which will be relocating to the Sasol Eco Industrial Park in Sasolburg. The branch focuses on the mining, chemical ...
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Planetary gearboxes for railway maintenance
Bearing Man Group t/a BMG, Motion Control & Drives

BMG supplies the local railways sector with custom-designed planetary gearboxes for use in railway maintenance programmes. “Dinamic Oil gearboxes, which are supplied with 22 kW brake motors, are used ...
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Thermal compressed air meter
ifm - South Africa, Analytical Instrumentation & Environmental Monitoring

This new thermal compressed air meter for compressed air in industrial use distinguishes itself as an all-rounder. It not only has an integrated temperature sensor, but also features a pressure sensor, ...
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New sensor with wash-down ­features
Turck Banner, Sensors & Transducers

Turck is presenting a new Q130WD Uprox sensor with wash-down features. Compliant with the requirements of the food and beverage industry, the rectangular proximity switch offers the highest degrees of ...
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Leonardo fitted with backup power by Zest WEG Group
Zest WEG Group, Electrical Power & Protection

As Sandton anticipates the completion this year of the Leonardo, the top end mixed-use skyscraper being constructed by Aveng-Grinaker LTA, Level 1 BBBEE-rated Zest WEG Group has supplied generator sets ...
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Sensear appoints Extech Safety Systems as authorised distributor in sub-Saharan Africa
Extech Safety Systems, News

Extech has partnered with Sensear to distribute its products in sub-Saharan Africa. Sensear is a global leader in digital communication and active listening headsets and earplugs for use in high noise ...
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New functions for Sinamics V90 servo converter
Siemens Digital Industries, Motion Control & Drives

New functions are being added to the proven Sinamics V90 servo drive system with the V1.11 version of the Sinamics firmware. The Fast PTI mode is now available for the drive system, increasing Pulse Train ...
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Motors, drives, alternators and ATEX induction motors
Motion Control & Drives

Vert Energy is the sole distributor for Leroy-Somer in southern Africa and supplies and supports the entire LS range, which includes standard and adapted AC and DC motors, geared and brake motors, variable ...
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New monoflange design prevents fugitive emissions
WIKA Instruments, Pressure Measurement & Control

The new WIKA model IVM monoflange for connecting pressure measuring instruments to the process is particularly suitable for applications involving critical liquids, gases and vapours. Special seals also ...
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