Entry-level industrial rack PCs

  The Siemens Industry Automation Division is launching a range of rack PCs on the market for the low-end price segment for industrial PCs. The Simatic IPC347D industrial PCs are particularly suitable for the production environment where greater robustness is required compared to office PCs. With this new product line, Siemens is primarily addressing the […]

Computer-controlled manufacturing electronic housings

  Newelec’s PMPT technology is ideal for the production of customised plastic electronic housings using computer-controlled manufacturing equipment. The process is quick, flexible and cost effective without the need for tools or moulds. Prototyping and small to medium runs are all possible. The technical consultant is in regular contact with his customer to ensure that […]

A single sensor with three applications

  Ifm Electronic’s newly developed IFS240 series presents one sensor that can be used for three different applications: in factory automation, in applications with coolants and lubricants, or in mobile applications. Flexible, easy and fast setup of the sensors is via the M12 connection or via a 2 m PUR cable. Increased sensing ranges guarantee […]

Visual IR thermometer with sharper resolution

  The Comtest Group has introduced the Fluke VT04 visual IR thermometer – the latest in troubleshooting tools with built-in digital camera and thermal heat map overlay.  The device bridges the gap between traditional IR thermometers and infrared cameras. Building on the popular Fluke VT02, the VT04 adds PyroBlend Plus with a four-times sharper resolution than […]

Print supplier streamlines support to dealership

  Mascor has recently partnered with Nashua Limited to streamline how it provides support to its dealerships whilst improving the reliability of its printers, saving time and reducing costs. Mascor has eleven dealerships spread over a large part of eastern South Africa, with its headquarters in Greytown, KwaZulu-Natal. With an IT staff of only two, […]

Wireless communication technologies

Robustel Technologies and Brainchild are represented by local company Temp-Tek. Robustel’s advanced cellular M2M devices carry many years of development and experience in the M2M market and are said to offer some of the most advanced features and techniques for communication available to date. One such feature is the cloud-based M2M cloud application development platform […]