Articles: Vector

Optical distance sensors

To supplement its range of devices to measure lengths, angles, rotational speed and inclines, Siko, represented locally by Instrotech, has on offer a set of distance sensors covering a wealth of applications. Both the LA170 and LA060 sensors measure distances visually, and are used primarily in automation processes. Sensors for measuring distance are needed throughout industry and […]

New requirement for Artisan Recognition of Prior Learning

  The latest Artisan Recognition of Prior Learning (ARPL) process as prescribed by the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) is designed to assist candidates who wish to pursue careers in artisanal trades such as diesel mechanics, welding, fitting and boiler-making. According Artisan Training Institute (ATI) marketing and sales manager Gerhardt van der Merwe, […]

Siemens acquires Crabtree in South Africa

Siemens has announced the purchase of Crabtree Electrical Accessories in South Africa and its associated Lesotho business from Powertech Industries, a division of Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron), subject to the grant of required approvals from the relevant competition authorities. Established in 1947, the business is to be renamed Crabtree South Africa and will be […]