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Bosch Rexroth to acquire 50% of Hytec Group
Hytec (Afripower), News & events

Bosch Rexroth plans to acquire a 50% share in its sales partner, Hytec Holdings, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Tesuco Group. Hytec Holdings generated sales of almost R1 billion in the 2013/2014 fiscal ...

  More competitive gearboxes
Bonfiglioli, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

The Bonfiglioli heavy duty parallel and bevel helical gearboxes HDP and HDO are now more competitive thanks to the incoming new 125 size. HDP 125 and HDO 125 are available in 2, 3 and 4 stages, with a ...

  Increase the life of your hose assembly
Genflex, Hydraulic systems & components

Most hydraulic hose assemblies eventually become worn due to friction or chafing. A Spiral Guard wrapped around the assembly can increase its life by up to 300%. Previously imported, the PVC Spiral Guard ...

  Hydraulic winches
Becker Mining South Africa, Hydraulic systems & components

Becker Mining South Africa’s range of hydraulic winches, known for unique safety, precision and nimble features, complements the manual range of Tirfor handheld machines, which are ideally suited for ...

  Decades of Engineering Excellence
News & events

Published by Chris van Rensburg Publications, Decades of Engineering Excellence is a new coffee-table book issued by The Engineering Council of South Africa (ECSA) to commemorate the country’s engineering ...

  Schneider steps into the future
Schneider Electric South Africa, News & events

21st century megatrends are driving the world’s energy consumption and growth and Schneider Electric is at the wheel.

  Preventative maintenance for wheel motors
Hydac Technology, Hydraulic systems & components

A number of mining haul truck manufacturers utilise GE electric wheel motors on the rear of their haul trucks. Each truck has two wheel motors which contain 40 to 50 litres of synthetic final drive gear ...

  Pneumatic linear actuators
Pneumatic systems & components

The locally designed and manufactured pneumatic linear actuators in the PSV Mitech range feature a double acting or fail open/fail closed operation. Compact in design, they are rated for 1000 kPa and, ...

Faster visits Hydrasales
Hydrasales, News & events

Faster SRL’s Africa export manager, Nicola Salvagio recently visited Hydrasales. He conducted training on the latest range of Faster Multifaster blocks and the range of couplers in the FFH and FHV series. ...

  Electric cylinder reduces CO2 emissions
SKF South Africa, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

SKF’s CASM electric cylinder reduces CO2 emissions in a wide range of industrial applications. In a study in India, an SKF customer replaced hydraulic lifts in a textile printing machine with two SKF ...

  Drive systems for offshore support vessels
Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Modular liquid-cooled drives and PLCs from ABB have been included in Vard Electro’s innovative, application-specific propulsion and thruster power solutions for offshore supply vessels.

  High performance positioners
Other technologies

Approved by major petrochemical companies, the PSV Mitech conventional range of pneumatic and electro-pneumatic high-performance positioners have three take-off options, making them suitable for almost ...

  New agency for Pneumax
News & events

Pneumatics and automation company, Pneumax, has acquired the agency for Lanbao Sensors in South Africa. These sensors range from inductive proximity through to opto electronic. Lanbao is a prominent industrial ...

The Jim Pinto Column: Mobile devices overtake PCs and the industrial Internet
News & events

Jim Pinto is a ­technology futurist, international speaker and automation industry commentator. You can e-mail him at Or review his ­prognostications and predictions on his website

The factory of the future
Festo, News & events

Festo recently hosted its first online press conference in South Africa at its Isando offices, giving an exclusive preview of the company’s latest innovations in automation showcased at the 2014 Hanover ...

New mechatronic division for Bonfiglioli
Bonfiglioli, News & events

Bonfiglioli has further consolidated its unique market position in the industrial power transmission market with the creation of the Industrial Drives & Solutions Division (MDS). The MDS mission is to ...



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