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On the way towards fully electrified mining machines
The more time humans spend working in mining conditions, and near mining vehicles, the more likely they are to be injured, contract illnesses or die in accidents. According to the UN’s International ...

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The Bloodhound
The Bloodhound project is back on track. The British team developing a car capable of reaching 1600 kmph is in South Africa for several weeks of high-speed testing on the dry desert track at Hakskeenpan ...

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Varispeed VSDs now available from Bearings International
Being part of the broader Hudaco Group allows BI to leverage synergies across a broad range of companies, meaning it can offer a complete product basket at its extensive branch network countrywide. One ...

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Latest articles

BMG’s Food & Beverage Expo
Bearing Man Group T/A BMG, News & events

BMG’s Food & Beverage Expo, which was held recently at the BMG World distribution and engineering facility, has been voted a great success. “Highlights of the event included presentations from guest speaker, ...
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Stone-Stamcor boosts Cape Town operation
Stone Stamcor, News & events

In order to enhance its service to its Western and Eastern Cape customers, Stone-Stamcor has embarked on a business improvement project for its Cape Town branch. The new location of the branch will make ...
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News & events

           
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Hydrasales celebrates turning forty
Hydrasales, News & events

Hydrasales is a specialist distributor of hydraulic filtration and accessories, providing value-driven solutions to its clients and building mutually beneficial relationships with its longstanding suppliers. ...
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Custom-designed 6000 ton power pack
Hytec South Africa, News & events

Hytec South Africa recently custom designed and manufactured a 6000 ton power pack for a mine in Lephalale. Supplied in a three metre shipping container, the solution is equipped with a pressurisation ...
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Encoders for hydraulic cylinders
Instrotech, Hydraulic systems & components

SIKO’s SGH wire-actuated encoders measure cylinder stroke as well as speed in a hydraulic cylinder with impressive efficiency, flexibility and robustness.       The technology SGH sensors use a wire ...
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From the editor's desk: What’s driving 4IR?
News & events

When the fourth industrial revolution (4IR) first came onto our radar, and it wasn’t that long ago, there was mainly a focus on the technology, backed up by a couple of killer apps like condition monitoring. ...
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From the President's desk
SA Fluid Power Association (SAFPA), SAFPA

Greetings, As we enter the last quarter of the year, I can almost already see all the Christmas decorations and hear the ever-cheery sound of carols at the shopping mall. I hope the year has been ...
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Technical Evening
SA Fluid Power Association (SAFPA), SAFPA

A recent SAFPA technical evening had a different format when the chairman of SAFPA’s Pressure Vessels Sub-Committee, Chris Arbour held a briefing session to get stakeholders involved. The goal is to assemble ...
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SAFPA Annual Golf Day 2019
SA Fluid Power Association (SAFPA), SAFPA

     
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Lube oil filters
Hytec Fluid Technology, Other technologies

Power stations, pipelines, and marine engines work hard, with run times of 98% standard in many industries. Winslow lube oil filters from Fleetguard provide engines with contaminant protection and extended ...
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Identifying energy wastage in compressed air
Artic Driers International, Pneumatic systems & components

Auditing is a real need and the cost savings that can be achieved are huge. What do the various components of a comprehensive air audit tell you?       Air flow testing Often older compressors deliver air ...
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Addressing evolving hydraulics application challenges - Full article
Hydraulic systems & components

Using materials science and design technologies, Gates engineers come up with innovative hydraulic hose solutions for ever-changing needs and challenges.
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Smart sensors for motion control
Parker Hannifin - Sales Company South Africa, Other technologies

They can also receive commands and parameter information from the controller and thus adapt to new requirements on a continuous basis. Two-way data flow helps facilitate what can be defined as a true ...
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Root cause analysis of bearing damage in wind turbines
Shaft power components

The causes have long remained unknown, but now, new findings are being made available by bearing specialist NSK, the results of which have led to the development of a new bearing material that offers ...
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Addressing evolving hydraulics challenges
Editor's Choice, Hydraulic systems & components

Using materials science and design technologies, Gates’ engineers come up with innovative hydraulic hose solutions for ever-changing needs and challenges.
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Control for additive manufacturing
Beckhoff Automation, Editor's Choice, Electrical switching & drive systems & components

Colossus plans to manufacture large functional or decorative objects such as outdoor furniture and ornaments with a new 3D printer that processes recycled plastics, and this creates further special ...
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Hytec exhibits at mining and technical expos
Hytec South Africa, News & events

Mining and Technical Exhibitions (MTE), holds monthly shows at mines across South Africa and the African continent. Hytec recently exhibited at travelling MTEs in Witbank and the Northern Cape. Its ...
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