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Industry 5.0 – the best of both worlds
Cobots , This Week's Editor's Pick, Robotics & Mechatronics

The convergence of robot capabilities and human skills.

Intermot radial piston motors
Axiom Hydraulics, Hydraulic systems & components

Axiom Hydraulics has added another high quality brand to its impressive range of hydraulic components.

Faster results with a digital twin
Siemens Digital Industries, This Week's Editor's Pick, Other technologies

The digital twin allowed all the functions and permutations of the stacker to be simulated while simultaneously developing the initial motion control program to provide an optimum starting point for virtual commissioning.

Four questions to ask before choosing a drivetrain for heavy industries
Electrical switching & drive systems & components

When it comes to performance and durability, not all power and motion transmission solutions are created equal.

Condition monitoring for maritime sector
SKF South Africa, Other technologies

The SKF Enlight Centre is an Internet-enabled, condition-based maintenance and condition monitoring system designed for the global marine industry.

Energy-saving drives and motors
Electrical switching & drive systems & components

With the implementation of variable speed and the optimisation of mechanical speed reduction efficiencies, maximum saving of electricity consumption can be obtained in any power transmission system.

Multi-jackbolt tensioners
Bearing Man Group T/A BMG, Other technologies

BMG’s Superbolt multi-jackbolt tensioners reduce downtime and eliminate unsafe and laborious bolting methods, particularly in harsh operating conditions and in areas with limited working space.

Unique 360° lifting solutions
Other technologies

A unique service whereby lifting machines and lifting tackle can be examined and tested on-site, giving clients peace of mind that they comply fully with all regulatory requirements, as well as ensuring the safety of all personnel, is available from the newly established Mandirk Lifting.

Festo to go digital at Automation Expo
Festo, News & events

As a company that continuously strives to exceed customer expectations, Festo will host its second Automation Expo focussing on higher productivity through digitalisation in the area of automation.

Pneumatic robotics meets artificial intelligence
Festo, This Week's Editor's Pick, Robotics & Mechatronics

Festo’s pneumatic robot hand BionicSoftHand, combined with the BionicSoftArm, a pneumatic lightweight robot, shows that future concepts are suitable for human-robot collaboration.

UJ career day for engineers
News & events

The University of Johannesburg (UJ) recently held a career day for engineers, organised by the student chapter of the SA Institute of Mechanical Engineering. A wide range of representatives from industry ...

Creating tomorrow’s marine braking solutions
This Week's Editor's Pick, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Stromag has designed and manufactured marine braking systems for decades, and the company’s products are installed on vessels operating across the globe.

Power solutions for load shedding
Electrical switching & drive systems & components

From mines to factories and even the small business and residential sector, Cummins has a full range of alternative power solutions on offer.

VSDs drive cost saving in pumping systems
Zest WEG Group Africa, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

WEG variable speed drives (VSDs) offer the agricultural sector the ability to reduce the operating cost on automated water collection systems with a reduction in motor energy consumption when the motor speed is reduced.

Advanced bolt securing system
Bearing Man Group T/A BMG, Shaft power components

BMG’s Nord-Lock bolt securing system is based on advanced wedge-locking technology, and is designed to safely secure bolted joints that are exposed to severe vibration and dynamic loads in extreme conditions.

Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group hosts customers at the Rexroth HUBB
News & events

The Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group of Companies held its first customer day on 24 May at the Rexroth HUBB in Kempton Park.

A new servo motor
Tectra Automation, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

The new MS2N synchronous servo motor range is Tectra Automations’ latest product offering to break new boundaries in the electric drives and controls industry.

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