Suction cup for sheet metal handling Third Quarter 2019, Tectra Automation Tectra Automation has introduced the new SAX bell-shaped suction cup from Schmalz to its range of vacuum components. This is a single-piece suction cup with a vulcanised connection nipple made of reinforced ...
How the latest pneumatics can reduce plant costs Third Quarter 2019, Parker Hannifin - Sales Company South Africa Growing demand for greater functionality and capability means that the latest pneumatic components are becoming increasingly complex. Plant engineers seeking cost-effective solutions need to know the ...
Air-operated diaphragm pumps Third Quarter 2019, Bearing Man Group T/A BMG BMG has been appointed by Ingersoll Rand as distributors of the ARO Pro series diaphragm pumps. ARO air-operated diaphragm pumps have been designed to pump virtually any type of liquid with ease – ranging ...
Valve island for end of arm tooling Third Quarter 2019, Metal Work Pneumatic South Africa The Metal Work EB80 BOXI Valve Island, now also available with IO-Link, is a suitable candidate for end of arm tooling (EOAT).This is an integral part of robotic technology. It refers to the equipment ...
SMC is here to stay Third Quarter 2019, SMC Corporation South Africa SMC has been making its presence known in the South African market since 2015. Motion Control’s editor paid a visit to incoming general manager, Peter Findlay, to find out more about the company’s progress.
Long-term equipment hire is a cost-saver 2nd Quarter 2019 A factor in favour of long-term rentals is that the mine does not have to employ skilled people specifically to service and maintain compressors or generators.
Refrigeration compressed air dryers 2nd Quarter 2019, Artic Driers International The R Class range of compressed air refrigeration dryers and RSXW chemical adsorption dryers have consistently low dew points, with an attractive entry price and a low cost of ownership once in operation.
How to select an air motor 1st Quarter 2019, Parker Hannifin - Sales Company South Africa To maximise the gains made available by leveraging the benefits of the simple design principle and the low number of moving parts, selecting the correct air motor for the application is paramount.
Support for new space telescope 1st Quarter 2019, Tectra Automation, This Week's Editor's Pick Tectra Automation designed and supplied a purpose-built assembly tower to integrate and align the telescope lenses for a new space telescope, using the Bosch Rexroth range of heavy duty modular aluminium profiles and accessories.
Ready for smart manufacturing 1st Quarter 2019, Metal Work Pneumatic South Africa Metal Work’s new EB80 is an electro-pneumatic system consisting of a solenoid valve assembly with fieldbus or multi-pin control, and modules to manage analog or digital input/output signals.
Enhancements to Parker’s valve portfolio 1st Quarter 2019, Parker Hannifin - Sales Company South Africa Parker Hannifin has added an expanded range of features and capabilities to its H Series ISO valve platform with flow ranging from Qn 540 to 5900 Nl/mn.
Reduce compressed air costs 1st Quarter 2019, Artic Driers International SUTO-iTECH Germany offers a very broad range of compressed air monitoring equipment that can monitor and display a compressed air system’s performance.
Pneumax on track with fail-safe rail switch prototype 4th Quarter 2018, Partsworld Pneumax has joined forces with power electronic engineering technology leaders, Battery Electric, to incorporate a fail-safe design into a uniquely assembled South African product that will ensure safe rail switching in high risk areas.
Compressed air monitoring equipment 4th Quarter 2018, Artic Driers International Suto-iTec in Germany offers a broad range of compressed air monitoring equipment to record data and inform operational staff about a compressed air system’s performance.
Parker honoured with Red Dot award 4th Quarter 2018, Parker Hannifin - Sales Company South Africa Parker Hannifin has been honoured with the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2018 for its integrated drying and filtration system, Oil Free Air System (OFAS).
Flexible, cost-effective controller 4th Quarter 2018, SMC Corporation South Africa SMC Corporation has introduced the JXC83 controller, which can control up to four electric actuators simultaneously for single or multiple axes.
Ultrasonic compressed air leak detection 4th Quarter 2018, Artic Driers International Artic Driers International offers a wide range of ultrasonic leak detection equipment, and can also hire out technicians by the day to evaluate a system’s air losses and calculate the cost to company.