SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine

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PC-based control simplifies building revitalisation
PC-based building automation from Beckhoff is characterised by its openness, reliability, ease of use and long-term product availability. In the revitalisation of the Eurotheum high-rise building in Frankfurt, ...


Rockwell Automation drives digital transformation
New FactoryTalk InnovationSuite, powered by PTC, accelerates digital transformation strategies.


Collision avoidance in reverse gear
To avoid collisions during manoeuvring, ifm electronic offers an automatic collision avoidance system: a 3D camera mounted at the back of a vehicle monitors the rear area, detects objects in the travel ...


Latest articles

Evolving power management for intelligent buildings
Schneider Electric South Africa, Electrical Power & Protection

Without doubt, managing energy costs while driving sustainability and efficiency is one of the biggest power management challenges that facility professionals face today. While advances in technology ...
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Advanced programmable time switch technology
Legrand, Operator Interfaces, Switches & Relays

Legrand’s AlphaRex3 and MicroRex time switches are designed for easy programming and ensure high clock precision in industrial, commercial and domestic environments. Based on advanced time switch technology, ...
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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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Using IIoT technology to reduce water loss
Ai2SA, System Integration & Control Systems Design

Abstract A client of Ai2SA oversees the management of key infrastructure distributed across South Africa, which includes the responsibility to create an environment that promotes a pleasant experience ...
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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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SAIMC: Durban branch

Industrial process control is normally achieved by manipulating operating temperatures, pressures, levels and flow rates, with the aim being to produce an end product of proven quality while optimising ...
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SAIMC: Johannesburg branch

Is your data really yours?    This question was posed by Mark Dilchert of Integr8. With cloud-based storage and communication, a company’s data goes in one end, (usually) comes out the other, without ...
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SAIMC: Tshwane branch

The branch technology evenings are held on the first Wednesday of the month at our new venue – the offices of IoT.nxt, with invites sent via e-mail. Unfortunately, at present only around 30% of subscribers ...
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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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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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Barcode reader for complex ­applications
Westplex, Sensors & Transducers

Cognex recently launched its new Dataman 470 barcode series. Most manufactured products use a 1-D or 2-D barcode to automate and simplify identification and capturing of data, but users must be able to ...
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Compact safety light curtains for tight spaces
Turck Banner, IS & Ex

The new SLC4 is Banner’s most compact safety light curtain to date. It has a low-profile design and a sensing area that extends the entire length of its 160 mm housing. This Type 4 safety light curtain ...
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Electra Mining Botswana
Specialised Exhibitions Montgomery, News

Now in its fourth edition, Botswana’s leading mining, industrial and power generation expo returns in September together with the recently launched A-OSH Expo Botswana. Taking place at the Gaborone Fairgrounds ...
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Torque transducers for powertrains
Instrotech, Sensors & Transducers

Climate change, urban air quality and the rising cost of energy have become the defining issues of the 21st century. With energy consumption and exhaust emissions from vehicles being significant contributors ...
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Compact splice boxes for future-proof data transmission
Phoenix Contact, IT in Manufacturing

Phoenix Contact has extended its range of splice boxes with the new FO range. These FDX 20 series splice boxes ensure continuously reliable data transmission in real time. With their compact and uniform ...
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Plug-and-play solution for flow monitoring
Countapulse Controls, Flow Measurement & Control

Ease of flow monitoring with low maintenance benefits is a given with the compact plug and play EGE SNS 450 thermodynamic flow sensor from Countapulse Controls – the sole southern African agent for EGE’s ...
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A game changer for MCCs
Zest WEG Group, News

The replacement of steel by aluzinc in the manufacture of Shaw Controls’ motor control centres (MCCs) is giving a range of benefits to the company’s customers. “Traditionally we used only steel for our ...
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Cummins technology and innovation
Electrical Power & Protection

Powering a world that’s always on At the recent Middle East Electricity (MEE) exhibition held at the Dubai World Trade Centre, visitors could discover a range of the latest power products, systems and ...
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