Posts tagged as Mechanical Technology

Resistance welding applications in electrical engineering, precision mechanics

The growing use of heavy-duty electronic devices and components in motor vehicles has led to increased use of previously unused or only rarely used bonding methods. While soft soldering and crimping were the most frequently used methods until just a few years ago, these methods are today reaching the limits of their possibilities due to […]

Rehabilitation for failing water piping

New to South Africa is a system which rehabilitates the inner infrastructure of deteriorated or failing water piping using an array of cured-in-place epoxy pipe lining solutions. SABMiller’s brewery in Okahandja, Namibia, had a drainpipe failure. The network of pipes affected run beneath epoxy coated 30 MPA concrete floors supporting the plant’s heavy machinery and […]

Case study: remote condition monitoring of London Underground track circuits

Delivering a reliable remote condition monitoring system for the London Underground to enable maintainers to respond to failures before they occur. London Underground serves 1,7-billion passengers per year and the Victoria Line accounts for 213-million of those journeys. The line carries 89,1-million passengers per year in the peak service, offering the most intensive service on […]

Girth gears assist with torque transfer

  During a media function on 17 September 2014, drive engineering company SEW-Eurodrive introduced its range of girth gears to assist with drive torque transfer from the gearmotor to rotary cylinders. These girth gears are suitable for industries such as the energy sector, the pulp and paper and steel industries, mining and the cement industry. […]

Sensors with background suppression

  Power management company Eaton is launching its new E75/E76 series high-performance photoelectric sensors. Sensors with field-adjustable background suppression and a considerably extended sensing range are also being released for the first time. The key to this is the IntelliView technology which enables a number of new sensing techniques for colour, contrast and luminescence sensing for […]

Seal gasket supplier moves premises

  Hydraulic and pneumatic seal supplier Seal & Gasket Supplies has moved to larger premises in Meadowdale, Edenvale, to accommodate the increasing need for growth and development in the industry. In 2012, the company purchased the Seal-Master 700, reported at the time to be the largest diameter CNC seal making machine in South Africa. This […]