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CSS digitises energy consumption at Hulamin for global information accessibility
Energy Cybernetics was contracted by the NCPC-SA as part of the IEE programme to undertake a compressed air system optimisation (CASO) assessment to recommend compressed air system energy efficiency opportunities ...

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Adding days of production to manufacturing operations
Condition monitoring systems track equipment degradation. Typically, an equipment criticality and reliability assessment is performed to identify common failure modes. With the selected equipment and ...

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Easy way to detect compressed air, steam and gas leaks
Comtest has announced Fluke’s new ii900, a handheld sonic industrial imager that enables maintenance teams to locate air, steam, gas and vacuum leaks. The intuitive interface allows technicians to isolate ...

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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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Reliable gas production
Siemens Digital Industries, IT in Manufacturing

Energy supplier uses Siemens technology for optimum information exchange.
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IS3 partners with Izinga Integrated Solutions
IS³ - Industry Software, Solutions & Support, News

On 24 July, IS³ – Industry Software Solutions and Support welcomed Izinga Integrated Solutions as a strategic solutions provider for AVEVA’s asset performance management (APM) Solutions. Izinga is a ...
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WearCheck acquires reliability testing company, boosts services
News

Durban-based condition monitoring specialists, WearCheck, has bought Anglo Field Services (AFS), which adds three new established divisions to the company’s comprehensive reliability solutions portfolio, ...
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Practical project management to replace an obsolete control system
Industrial Control & Automation, System Integration & Control Systems Design

Successful integration of a Yokogawa Centum V-Net IP NIO DCS at Umfolozi Sugar Mill.
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RS introduces safety eyewear selector tool
RS Components SA, IS & Ex

RS Components has announced availability of a new online tool that makes it easier for customers in their selection of protective and safety eyewear for a wide range of industrial applications. Targeting ...
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Ten facts about infrared windows
R&C Instrumentation, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

Infrared (IR) inspection is widely used and quickly becoming indispensable in electrical maintenance programmes. With the advent of IR windows, this procedure is now both safe and cost-effective. However, ...
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How fieldbus systems are really selected
Fieldbus & Industrial Networking

The majority of users do not actively select their fieldbus at all – they select the control system vendor and whatever bus system this vendor provides will ‘do the job.
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South Africa sets plans in motion with new LNG import terminal
News

State-owned freight logistics firm, Transnet, said on Tuesday that it had signed a cost-sharing agreement with the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC) to conclude a feasibility study ...
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Electromagnetic flowmeter for conductive fluids
Instrotech, Flow Measurement & Control

Instrotech is offering the Kobold electromagnetic inductive flowmeter for conductive fluids – the model DMH – with a standard accuracy of ± 0,3% of reading stability of zero. It is used specifically for ...
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Regulation of motor efficiency could help stabilise SA’s power supply
Zest WEG Group, News

South Africa could go a long way to cut the risk of future load-shedding by adopting a minimum efficiency performance standard (MEPS) for electric motors. According to Fanie Steyn, manager rotating machines ...
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2D barcode reader increases traceability
SICK Automation Southern Africa, Sensors & Transducers

SICK Automation South Africa, one of the country’s leading sensor solution suppliers for industrial applications, recently installed 120 image-based 2D barcode readers across multiple scanning stations ...
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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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Oil dielectric RF termination loads
Comtest, Electrical Power & Protection

For maximum process repeatability and consistency, modern plasma applications require precise RF power regulation and control. A key component in ensuring accurate and repeatable RF power delivery to ...
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Oil and gas producer reduces downtime by 20%
Rockwell Automation, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

In India, the swelling middle class has created a growing market demand for petroleum products. An oil and gas producer, one of India’s largest petroleum product manufacturers and distributors, with a ...
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ETG conducts first Safety over EtherCAT Plug Fest
News

The EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG) recently held its first Safety over EtherCAT (FSoE) Plug Fest with great success. Numerous manufacturers of EtherCAT safety master and slave devices came to Verl, Germany, ...
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RS introduces red and green laser level tools from Fluke
RS Components SA, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

RS Components has announced availability of a new series of PLS brand laser levels from Fluke. PLS (Pacific Laser Systems) became a Fluke company in 2015 and is well known for providing high-quality tools ...
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