Lifting equipment for the steel industry

Konecranes provides a wide range of reliable and versatile crane systems and other material handling solutions specially designed to operate under extreme conditions. Their solutions offer high levels of flexibility, performance and safety as they are designed to meet the needs of the steel industry – from the raw material handling to the steelmaking, rolling and refining […]

Custom-designed rotary actuators

  PSV Mitech’s pneumatic rotary actuators can be used in industrial, R&D, laboratory, production and quality inspection applications which require rotary motion. They can handle small to medium sized payloads with rotation up to 90° and can be mounted and operated in any direction. The actuators are custom designed and require little maintenance. They are available […]

Aircon upgrade for locomotives

  Based on the success of the GE HVAC system supplied for class 43 locomotives, Booyco Engineering has now been awarded the contract to design and manufacture the air conditioning units for Transnet’s locomotives of this class. The tried and tested design of the inverter driven system, which was engineered for the class 43 locomotive, has […]

Variable high-performance ultrasonic sensors

  Turck offers a new ultrasonic sensor series with short blind zones, large measuring ranges, and a wide range of parameter options. The new RU-U ultrasonic sensor series enables the user to cover large sensing ranges with fewer sensor variants. These ultrasonic sensors in M18 and M30 housing styles thus effectively reduce the range of […]

Satisfying results for Endress+Hauser

  The Endress+Hauser Group increased its net sales by approximately 7% to over €1,8-billion in the 2013 financial year. In terms of operating profit, profit before taxes and net income, the company also showed an improvement on the previous year. Above all, the currencies of the emerging countries and Japan plunged in value against the euro. […]

Flexible photoelectric sensor with easy turn

  Reliable background suppression, colour-independent detection and easy switch point setting are said to be some of the features of the photoelectric PMDLine sensor OID200 from Ifm Electronic. It also detects shiny surfaces like stainless steel without difficulty. This sensor with photonic mixer device (PMD) technology combines the advantages of long ranges, reliable background suppression, […]

IP66-rated pushbutton, pilot lights

  A full range of SABS-approved WEG CSW series pushbutton and pilot lights, incorporating LED technology, is available from the Zest WEG Group. The company designed these products which are supplied with the industry standard 22 mm mounting hole. The user-friendly and durable series pushbutton and pilot lights are used in many industrial applications and […]

Air conditioning, cooling systems company acquired

Schneider Electric South Africa has announced the finalisation of its merger with Uniflair South Africa, and the latter’s complete integration into the Schneider Electric flagship brand. The announcement follows the positive business outcomes of the 2010 acquisition of precision air conditioning and technical cooling systems company Uniflair SpA, by Schneider Electric. The local Uniflair entity […]

Corrosion-resistant cylinders for food industry

  Festo has refined its range of pneumatic components to improve hygiene in food and beverage processing. Corrosion-resistant materials and the addition of the self-adjusting cylinder-cushioning PPS – which eliminates the need for a food-trapping adjustment screw – have made the Festo food and beverage industry cylinders easier to clean and improve pneumatic operation in […]

Flow computer for natural gas volume conversion

  RMG by Honeywell recently introduced the ERZ 2000-NG flow computer and gas volume corrector, providing a reliable and more intuitive solution for natural gas volume conversion in fiscal and secondary metering applications. Featuring a new graphical touch screen user interface, the new flow computer enables gas distribution, transportation and storage service organisations to accurately measure gas […]