classic | mobile


AAF Preview 2015

New legislation to affect skills development rebates
SA Fluid Power Association (SAFPA), News & events

There are far-reaching legislative changes pending next year that will alter the current rebate system for skills development.

Come and make a difference
SEW-Eurodrive, News & events

The well-known Pneudrive Challenge is going from strength to strength – to such an extent that sponsor SEW-Eurodrive is looking for help. “We are not looking for money,” explains marketing and communications ...

The Jim Pinto Column: New technology trends
News & events

The world is in the middle of the second decade of the new century. In the midst of accelerating technology changes, fragile financial failures and precarious political problems almost everywhere in the ...

Extended range of variable speed drives
Parker Hannifin (Africa), Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Parker has extended the AC10 range of compact variable speed drives to a power rating of 180 kW, with power ratings now ranging from 0,2 to 180 kW. The AC10 series is the perfect choice for engineers ...

Hydraulic diagnostic products
Hydrasales, Hydraulic systems & components

Flo-tech is a leading brand of portable testers and turbines for hydraulic fluids. Measuring water, oil, chemicals and other fluids, the range is manufactured by Badger Meter, an innovator in flow measurement ...

Adding value in Africa
Voith Turbo, News & events

Voith has recently established the Voith Africa Power, Oil and Gas (POG) Division. This has filled a gap in the local market by covering the full scope of maintenance, servicing, upgrades and repairs ...

Benchmark steam turbine project
ZEST WEG Group, Other technologies

The Zest WEG Group, through subsidiary Zest Energy and its technology providers, successfully completed a benchmark steam turbo generator set contract at Mondi Richards Bay. The scope of work included ...

Smart 3D sensors for mobile machines
ifm Electronic RSA, Other technologies

Driver assistance and automated working processes increase both machine efficiency and safety when operating mobile machines. Thanks to three-dimensional detection of the machine environment and automated ...

Pneumatic or electric – the answer is hybrid
Festo, Pneumatic systems & components

There are various schools of thought when deciding between the use of pneumatic or electric technology for automation. Festo’s business development manager, Russell Schwulst suggests a sensible mixture ...

Control and drive technology for delta robot
Robotics & Mechatronics

Dynamic handling for fast and reliable checking of punched parts.

Frameless motors for demanding machine tool spindle applications
Parker Hannifin (Africa), Shaft power components

Parker has enhanced the design of its popular high speed frameless servomotor series, SKW. Suitable for single- and multi-spindle machine tool applications up to 21 kW, the motor neatly deploys inside ...

Major new player in pneumatics industry
SMC Pneumatics (South Africa), News & events

SMC Corporation Japan, a world leader in pneumatics and industrial automation component technology, announced a significant expansion of its global operations with the opening of a new subsidiary in South ...

SEW-Eurodrive targets food and beverage
SEW-Eurodrive, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

In this year’s Pneudrive Challenge, engineering students have been challenged to design a game changer for a food and beverage factory.

Energy from microalgae
Other technologies

NMMU’s Institute of Chemical Technology, InnoVenton, has developed innovative algae technology that could turn millions of tons of waste coal dust into high quality clean coal. This project has huge potential ...

In search of a suitable pneumatic drive
Pneumatic systems & components

How to avoid design errors and save money

Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd
1st Floor, Stabilitas House
265 Kent Ave, Randburg, 2194
South Africa
Publications by Technews
Dataweek Electronics & Communications Technology
Electronic Buyers Guide (EBG)

Hi-Tech Security Solutions
Hi-Tech Security Business Directory

Motion Control in Southern Africa
Motion Control Buyers’ Guide (MCBG)

South African Instrumentation & Control
South African Instrumentation & Control Buyers’ Guide (IBG)
Terms & conditions of use, including privacy policy
PAIA Manual


    classic | mobile

Copyright © Technews Publishing (Pty) Ltd. All rights reserved.