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Modular distributed I/O system
Third Quarter 2004
The new FD67 distributed I/O system from Norgren, represented in South Africa by sole local suppliers Ernest Lowe Pneumatic & Hydraulic Automation Solutions, was developed for use in fieldbus systems ...

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More power with less noise
Third Quarter 2004
International materials handling expert, Linde of Germany, represented by sole South African agent Ernest Lowe, has developed the SPU silencer. This silencer significantly reduces noise emission from ...

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Solid-state pressure switch
Third Quarter 2004
Norgren's new range of 33D series solid-state pressure switches deliver cost effective and reliable switching with a long working life of around 100 million cycles. The compact, robust design makes the ...

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New linear encoder
Third Quarter 2004
Ultra-Magnescale SR33/34, Sony's latest magnetic technology linear encoder, has been designed and developed specifically for use with CNC machine tools. New magnetic materials and techniques have been ...

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High power servo amplifiers
Third Quarter 2004, CBI-electric: low voltage
Mitsubishi Electric has extended its 'Super Servo' amplifiers and motors up to 22 kW on three-phase 400 V versions. The MR-J2 Super series has power ratings of 50 W to 22 kW and is available in 200 and ...

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Heavy press manufacture and maintenance in demand
Third Quarter 2004
When South Africa's national railway operator decided to standardise on 100 t(force) Power Team railway bearing presses 30 years ago, few would have expected that it would take 25 years before these units ...

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Flying shear upgrade more than doubles output
Third Quarter 2004, Tectra Automation
Outdated equipment and the need for increased cutting accuracy at varying speeds have prompted the upgrade of a flying shear system at an automotive accessories plant, where the company manufactures exhaust ...

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New generation of linear scales
Third Quarter 2004
The newly developed Laserscale, model BL55, is claimed to be the fastest high-resolution scale on the market today. The new design provides a combination of resolution, accuracy and speed that satisfies ...

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Getting the best performance from solid-state relays (SSRs)
Second Quarter 2004
Latest developments in the Gefran series are intelligent solid-state relays with serial communication and internal PID control

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Compact digital servo amplifiers
Second Quarter 2004, Stone Stamcor
Kollmorgen Seidel is now offering its new generation of fully digital servo amplifiers, the Servostar 300. Available from Stone-Stamcor, the device is smaller than its predecessor - effective use of space ...

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Actuators for many applications
Second Quarter 2004
Proportional control of pneumatic actuators is an area that SMC believes it has provided a solution for just about every application. Its proportional control instruments cover a range that includes linear ...

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Eliminate stalling while maintaining optimum speed
Second Quarter 2004, Axiom Hydraulics
The cutting device may be a trenching chain, a drill, a grade trimming wheel or a saw. The feed could be a cylinder, a motor or a tractive drive. Typically, an operator will adjust the feed rate so that ...

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Technology protecting a major printing investment
Second Quarter 2004, Tectra Automation
The Natal Witness Printing Company is relying on Tectra Automation, local distributor of Bosch Rexroth products and components, for support of its modern KBA Comet shaftless printing press, manufactured ...

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Actuators featuring new integrated feedback system
Second Quarter 2004
Norgren, supplied exclusively in South Africa by Ernest Lowe, has released a new integrated feedback system on its PSA/182000/F1 actuators. The new position sensor on the PSA 182000 series provides ...

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High-precision sound and vibration measurements
July 2003, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration
National Instruments is offering two new additions to the company's 34-bit sound and vibration measurement hardware family. The NI PXI-4472B device is a new version of the NI 4472 optimised for vibration ...

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Basic through-beam/direct diffuse sensor amplifier
July 2003, Sensors & Transducers
The Telco PA09 low-cost remote sensor amplifier from Gail Norton Instrumentation is intended for applications such as elevator doors, etc. Designed for use with the LT transmitter and LR receiver from ...

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Miniature slide switches
July 2003, Operator Interfaces, Switches & Relays
Knitter-Switch's series of miniature slide switches reduce PC board space requirements by 50% (1 or 2-pole versions require the same space).    * MFP 1200/2200 sequence switches are available in one pole...

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An easy solution for crane control
July 2003, SEW-Eurodrive, Motion Control & Drives
A typical crane control application is the gantry crane. In this case, crane control can be used not only for the travel axes but also for the hoist axis. The travel distance in the travel axis must ...

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IT delivered COD
March 2003, News + Events
In a move that enables companies to lower their IT spend while preparing for growth, Sun Microsystems has announced the immediate availability of Capacity on Demand 2.0 (COD 2.0), a computing option that ...

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