Motor condition monitoring for MV pumps

  The Zolling bituminous coal power plant is one of the first customers to use motor condition monitoring. Each year it supplies an average of 1,7-million people with power. Two medium-voltage motors, each with a rating of 1600 kW, drive the giant pumps which circulate the coolant through the power plant. To minimise the risk […]

Continuous flame monitoring with dual channel design

  The D-LX 200 flame monitor from Durag reliably detects flames from all fuels, particularly gas, oil, coal and wood, as well as various combustion processes. The sensitivity and ambient temperature ranges enable the flame monitor to be used in the most diverse environments. This flame monitor has an ambient temperature range from -40°C to +85°C […]

Application suite for mining, minerals, metals

  Schneider Electric South Africa has announced the StruxureWare for mining, minerals and metals, a comprehensive suite of applications which optimises production operations to reduce cost and improve sustainability within the mining, minerals and metals operation. This is the newest addition to the company’s platform of integrated software applications designed to help customers maximise business […]

No unplanned downtime since 1997

Indonesian mining company Bukit Asam is expanding its operations at Tanjung Enim coal mine in Sumatra, Indonesia. For ten new belt conveyors at the mine, the company employed 14 TVVS fluid couplings from 55 to 315 kW. In the past, the mine operator has always been pleased with the reliability of its already installed Voith fluid […]

Low maintenance pneumatic actuators

PSV Mitech’s pneumatic rotary actuators offer a choice of either a double crank or a scotch yoke mechanism. The double crank, for modulating control purposes, provides high run torques, low friction and negligible backlash while the scotch yoke design for on/off control ensures high end torques of up to 250 000 Nm. These actuators feature square […]

Portfolio for PLC, motion, HMI tasks

  With its extensive range of control panels and panel PCs, Beckhoff Automation offers the ideal portfolio for performing all PLC, motion and HMI tasks in a machine or plant – universally, flexibly and with a uniform look and feel. The CP22xx built-in panel PC series combines the advantages of a modern multi-touch interface with […]

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 […]