Archive


2019 ▾

Third Quarter 2019: Feature Articles

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


2nd Quarter 2019: Feature Articles

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


1st Quarter 2019: Feature Articles

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


2018 ▾

4th Quarter 2018: Feature Articles

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


3rd Quarter 2018: Feature Articles

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


2nd Quarter 2018: Feature Articles

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


1st Quarter 2018: Feature Articles

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