SA Instrumentation & Control Magazine


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Inventory management for LNG
Endress+Hauser’s innovative instrumentation and advanced inventory management solutions for LNG storage tanks ensure safe operation of plant and high levels of inventory transparency.

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Multi-application radar level transmitters
Instrotech now offers Kobold’s NGR, a robust, maintenance-free level sensor that uses TDR (time domain reflectometry) technology.

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Saryx launches TMP
The digital transformation that has swept the world in the past few years has fundamentally altered most people’s approach to technology, with an increasing number seeking the ability to manage their ...

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Latest articles

Is track and trace through the factory a waste of time?
Iritron , IT in Manufacturing

Modern track and trace solutions are purpose-built to introduce as little disruption to the existing production process as possible, while also being flexible enough to cater for plants that range from fully manual to fully automated.
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Africa Automation Technology Fair 2023 moves to Johannesburg Expo Centre
Reed Exhibitions, News

The well-established infrastructure, versatility and the extensive experience of the Johannesburg Expo Centre staff make the venue the perfect new home for AATF.
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MESA Africa – call for papers 2021
MESA Africa NPC, News

We invite you – the manufacturing community – to submit papers showcasing your success stories and inspiring ideas, coping under restrictions, and illustrating this year’s theme: The Art of the Possible: Manufacturing Without Limits.
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Energy from the power of the moon
SKF South Africa, Electrical Power & Protection

Fully integrated holistic power train solution designed by SKF now installed at the Scottish sea.
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Emerson implements green energy project
News

Emerson has partnered with SirajPower to implement a solar rooftop plant at its Middle East and Africa Head Office in Dubai.
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Security for operational technology: Part 2: How much of a cyber threat are people to OT systems and what can be done?
Wolfpack Information Risk, Editor's Choice

The recent cyber-attack on Transnet is a wake-up call that South African companies are not immune from cyber threats.
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Neles to acquire the valve and pump businesses of Flowrox
Neles South Africa, News

Neles has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire the valve and pump businesses of the Finland-based technology company, Flowrox.
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Female talent switches on to engineering careers with ABB
ABB South Africa, News

ABB’s Sustainability Strategy incorporates driving social progress, equality and diversity to create safe, fair and inclusive working environments and support community building.
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Mitigating manufacturing downtime with smart services
Schneider Electric South Africa, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration

The reliability of equipment forms a fundamental part of business sustainability, particularly when it comes to production continuity and downtime avoidance.
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Deep-learning AI made accessible
SICK Automation Southern Africa, IT in Manufacturing

SICK Automation has launched a set of deep-learning software and services called dStudio, making artificial intelligence (AI) more accessible to the southern African market. This software works with machine ...
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Pepperl+Fuchs acquires Aava Mobile Oy
Pepperl+Fuchs, News

On 2 September, Pepperl+Fuchs strengthened its Mobile Computing and Communication business unit through the acquisition of Aava Mobile Oy.
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Danfoss completes acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics business
Danfoss, News

Danfoss has officially finalised its US$3,3 billion acquisition of Eaton’s hydraulics business, following confirmation of all necessary regulatory approvals and closing conditions.
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Two-gas detection monitor
Comtest, Analytical Instrumentation & Environmental Monitoring

New lightweight two-gas monitor offers more accurate alarms and minimises maintenance with a two-year runtime.
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NearFi couplers for contactless power and data transmission
Phoenix Contact, Industrial Wireless

By launching NearFi, Phoenix Contact has introduced a new, innovative technology for contactless power and data transmission in the near-field range.
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Troubleshooting process loops in Ex areas
Comtest, IS & Ex

Tracking down problems within a process loop can be a difficult challenge in the best of environments. Doing so in an area that has the potential for explosion takes the degree of difficulty to another level.
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Safe supply in CNG operations
SICK Automation Southern Africa, Flow Measurement & Control

The Flowsic500 compact ultrasonic gas meter enables extremely accurate natural gas distribution measurement.
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High-reliability float switch
ASSTech Process Electronics + Instrumentation, Level Measurement & Control

ASSTech has added a new simple-to-mount horizontal design of float switch to its Jumo range.
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V-belts designed for food applications
Bearing Man Group t/a BMG, Motion Control & Drives

BMG supplies a wide range of power transmission components, designed to enhance efficiency and safety in the food and beverage sector.
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