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Autonomous, self-regulating systems with collective behaviour
Festo, Robotics & Mechatronics

The latest innovation emerging from Festo’s Bionic Learning Network (BLN) is the AirPenguin. The BLN examines naturally occurring phenomena and develops innovative, cutting-edge bionic technology which Festo then integrates into its products.

Automation solutions from one source
Yaskawa Southern Africa, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Technically standardised automation solutions from one source offer advantages in planning, construction, startup, control and operation as compared to conventional combinations. The prerequisite is, ...

Drives with greater communication capabilities
Parker Hannifin (Africa), Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Parker Hannifin, the global leader in motion and control technologies, has extended its popular AC30 range of variable speed drives to offer new functionality and extended connectivity. The AC30 series, ...

New load sensing valve
Hydraulic & Automation Warehouse, Hydraulic systems & components

Hydraulics & Automation Warehouse (HAW) recently introduced the Salami VDP08 load sensing valve to the hydraulic industry. The valve is ideal for a wide range of applications, mainly in the mobile field, ...

Meter redefines vibration screening
Comtest, Other technologies

Fluke’s 805 vibration meter is a portable multifunction vibration screening tool that provides quantifiable information on a bearing and the overall health of motors and other rotating equipment. It is ...

Manual production systems ­enhance production capabilities
Tectra Automation, Pneumatic systems & components

BEKA Schréder has increased its average production rate of LED luminaires by 50% through four new semi-automated manual production systems (MPS) supplied by Tectra Automation at its Olifantsfontein factory. ...

Rapid turnaround on mill motors repairs
Shaft power components

Marthinusen & Coutts, a division of Actom, recently repaired two large mill motors for leading uranium producer, Rössing Uranium in Namibia. The starting cage winding on one of the motors had moved and ...

Brubin leads the way in sustainable pumps
Torre Parts and Components, Shaft power components

Represented locally through Letaba Pumps, Brubin offers the unique T Series pump range, which is 100% manufactured in South Africa, and is mainly used in chemical and mineral processing plants, as well ...

Vert Energy contributes to power generation
Shaft power components

Vert Energy is a service provider to the diesel, gas, wind and hydrogenerator set building industry in the power generation and electromechanical sectors. Through an extensive range of quality branded ...

Omron products and solutions for the food and beverage industry displayed at fdt Africa 2016
News & events

Robotics, motion control, vision and panel solution products from Omron were displayed at the food and drink technology (fdt) Africa 2016. Organised by Messe München (MMG) and its subsidiary Messe München ...

Expanded range of service-oriented drives
Schneider Electric South Africa, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Serigne Diop, Schneider Electric vice president sales support for drives systems, recently made a whistlestop visit to South Africa together with Anthony Pickering, zone vice president industry for Africa ...

Versatile, low cost pressure sensors
Instrotech, Hydraulic systems & components

Kobold has on offer the compact and versatile type SEN-98/-99 pressure sensors. The tried and tested principle of a thick-film ceramic measuring cell ensures great reliability. This pressure sensor meets ...

Legendary compressed air treatment, equipment and support
Artic Driers International , Pneumatic systems & components

Artic Driers is celebrating its 25th anniversary in South Africa, driven by Cockfield family members Barbara, Shelly, Paul, and of course Allen. The company has grown to be the leader in compressed air ...

Agitator boosts efficiencies in minerals processing
SEW-Eurodrive, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

The X-series Agitator with integrated extended bearing distance (EBD) from SEW-Eurodrive represents the latest iteration of the well-known X-series, designed specifically for mixing applications such ...

Royal Purple lubricants
Other technologies

Wear-control specialist, Filter Focus has launched the Royal Purple lubricant brand onto the South African market. Manufactured in the US by Calumet Specialty Products, Royal Purple offers a full range ...

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