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Siemens at the speed of sound
Siemens Digital Factory & Process Ind. & Drives, This Week's Editor's Pick, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

The TWG is used to simulate aircraft and spacecraft behaviour at speeds close to the sound barrier, in other words at around 1000 kilometres per hour and beyond. The facility in Göttingen is the most ...

South Africa’s supercomputing excellence
This Week's Editor's Pick, News & events

The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) has taken the top prize in the international Student Cluster Competition held at the International Supercomputing Conference in Germany. The CHPC is no ...

Inverters with parallel operation feature
Bonfiglioli, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Bonfiglioli’s RPS Endurance inverters are now ready to tango. With the introduction of the new tandem feature, two units operate seamlessly in parallel on a single medium voltage transformer winding. ...

A complete hydraulic support solution
Honingcraft, Hydraulic systems & components

Honingcraft Moser offers a complete solution for the support of hydraulic cylinder manufacturing and hard chrome plating. The company specialises in the supply of hydraulic cylinder tubing, induction ...

Configure hard-to-reach hydraulic valves
Axiom Hydraulics, Hydraulic systems & components

Configuring an electro-hydraulic system in a controlled environment is challenging enough, but fine tuning equipment performance in the field presents an additional layer of difficulties. Carrying and ...

Lapp strengthens commitment in South Africa
News & events

The Lapp Group, a leading international provider of industrial connectivity solutions, has recently completed the acquisition of all shares in Lapp Southern Africa. Founded in 1957, the family-owned company ...

SEW-Eurodrive is ready
SEW-Eurodrive, News & events

Interview with Raymond Obermeyer, MD of SEW-Eurodrive.

New rail-mounted gantry crane
Other technologies

Konecranes has introduced a new rail-mounted gantry (RMG) crane, the Boxporter. This new crane offers the clearest view in intermodal container handling with its ‘smarter cabin’, which gives the operator ...

Innovative new valve manifold
SMC Pneumatics (South Africa), Pneumatic systems & components

      This series offers outstanding flexibility and efficiency together with reduced operating costs. Motion Control’s editor paid a visit to Ernst Smith, product manager for electronic components, to ...

Improving vessel operability in rough waters
Voith Turbo, Shaft power components

Continued success in the Scottish maritime sector has prompted Voith to extend the geographical footprint of its Voith-Schneider propeller range into Africa. Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMAL) recently ...

Axis control valve goes sailing
MOOG, This Week's Editor's Pick, Hydraulic systems & components

A racing yacht is an unlikely place to find one of the world’s most advanced hydraulic servo valves. Traditionally used to synchronise motion in large industrial machines in steel plants and automotive ...

The right material for the right job
Festo, Pneumatic systems & components

Festo South Africa’s business development manager, Russell Schwulst, explains why selecting the proper fitting and tubing combination can improve production and machine longevity, as well as reduce unwanted leaks.

Rockwell strengthens its roots in Africa
Rockwell Automation, News & events

Industrial automation specialist, Rockwell Automation is strengthening its roots in Africa. At the inauguration of the company’s new premises in Johannesburg, managing director Barry Elliott also announced ...

SMC local production operational by July
SMC Pneumatics (South Africa), News & events

As head of production for SMC Pneumatics UK, Pete Austin has been tasked with setting up the South African production facility. Austin will steer this state-of-the-art production facility to ensure global ...

Wire-free lock for compression tube fittings
Parker Hannifin (Africa), Other technologies

A unique wire-free device for locking the nuts of two-ferrule compression fittings on instrumentation tubing is now available from the Instrumentation Products division of Parker Hannifin. Dubbed WireFree, ...

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