Tectra upgrades flight simulator software
1st Quarter 2019, Electrical switching & drive systems & components
Simex contracted Tectra Automation to upgrade software, supply new hardware and adjust and convert a portion of the motion logic control across three flight smulators.
Support for new space telescope
1st Quarter 2019, This Week's Editor's Pick, Pneumatic systems & components
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.
Reducing energy costs by 68%
1st Quarter 2019, Hydraulic systems & components
In a first for South Africa, Tectra Automation and Hytec collaborated to aid a motor vehicle OEM reduce energy costs at its Port Elizabeth engine plant.
Creating a vacuum without compressed air
4th Quarter 2018, Pneumatic systems & components
The ECBP electrical vacuum generator from Schmalz is ideal for handling airtight and slightly porous workpieces.
New rodless cylinder for compact machine design
4th Quarter 2018, Electrical switching & drive systems & components
Aventics has recently launched a new double-acting RTC rodless cylinder range for high performance applications that require a compact machine design.
Frequency converters for leaner automation
3rd Quarter 2018, Electrical switching & drive systems & components
Demand-oriented motor control is enabling users to reduce their electricity consumption by up to 80% compared to fixed-displacement drives. Bosch Rexroth has recently added two new models to its range ...
Vacuum tube lifter for starter batteries
3rd Quarter 2018, Pneumatic systems & components
The new Schmalz vacuum tube lifter, JumboFlex Battery, provides a complete solution for the ergonomic and safe handling of starter batteries.
Automotive press for light commercial vehicles
2nd Quarter 2018, Electrical switching & drive systems & components
Tectra Automation designed, manufactured and commissioned a servo-driven automotive press for Auto Industrial (AI).
Expanded frequency converter range
1st Quarter 2018, Electrical switching & drive systems & components
Tectra Automation has added two more products to its Bosch Rexroth frequency converter range. The EFC 3610 and the EFC 5610 provide even more options to implement demand-oriented motor use in a simple ...
Product selection tool saves time for optimum results
1st Quarter 2018, Other technologies
Bosch Rexroth recently launched its integrated LinSelect selection and sizing software tool, enabling design engineers to find optimal linear axes and actuators from around 100 000 possible Bosch Rexroth ...
Service life increased by 80%
1st Quarter 2018, Shaft power components
Bosch Rexroth ball screw assemblies from Tectra Automation now have up to 80% more service life. This means that design engineers are able to use smaller sizes for the same power requirements. At the ...
New easy-to-use valve series
4th Quarter 2017, Pneumatic systems & components
Tectra Automation has brought the Aventics ES05 Essential Valve System series to South Africa. The ES05 series now offers a clever, economic and user-friendly solution for applications with standard requirements ...