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2019 ▾

Fourth Quarter 2019: Feature Articles

  • Addressing evolving hydraulics application challenges - Full article
  • Addressing evolving hydraulics challenges
  • Control for additive manufacturing
  • Identifying energy wastage in compressed air
  • On the way towards fully electrified mining machines
  • Root cause analysis of bearing damage in wind turbines
  • Smart sensors for motion control
  • Varispeed VSDs now available from Bearings International


Third Quarter 2019: Feature Articles

  • A Digital Enterprise journey
  • Does edge computing have the edge?
  • Motors that let you know when it’s time for a service
  • SMC is here to stay
  • The optimised factory floor
  • Underwater robot with a unique fin


2nd Quarter 2019: Feature Articles

  • Flying motion
  • Data, light and the smart factory
  • Five hydraulics technology trends
  • Industry 5.0 – the best of both worlds
  • Long-term equipment hire is a cost-saver
  • Making the move to weld-free piping


1st Quarter 2019: Feature Articles

  • Music festival is a flying success
  • A bionic flying fox
  • Football pitch in three pieces
  • How to select an air motor
  • New Scara robot family
  • Ready for smart manufacturing
  • Siemens launches digital mining incubator at Wits


2018 ▾

4th Quarter 2018: Feature Articles

  • Global partnerships for automotive support
  • Containerised workshop for mine-based hydraulic services
  • Festo celebrates 45 years in South Africa
  • Pneumax on track with fail-safe rail switch prototype
  • Taking hydraulics to a new level


3rd Quarter 2018: Feature Articles

  • Mining solutions from SMC
  • A complete change of technology
  • An exciting new initiative
  • Centre of pressure
  • Modern electromechanical ­machine design
  • The eight technologies that will transform manufacturing


2nd Quarter 2018: Feature Articles

  • Fully automatic tool change for CNC machining and 3D printing
  • Bosch strengthens its operations in Africa
  • Fast and easy access to accumulator services
  • Festo’s human-robot collaboration with artificial intelligence
  • Getting a grasp on Industry 4.0
  • Linear actuator drive selection


1st Quarter 2018: Feature Articles

  • A hybrid-electric passenger plane
  • Autonomous food robots move with the times
  • Bluetooth configurable electro-hydraulic driver
  • Open linear encoder with magnetic measurement
  • Pneumatic systems as an energy efficient alternative