Contactors, overload relays for LV use

  The WEG range of SABS-approved CWM contactors and thermal overload relays offers a reliable solution for LV applications in electric panel assembly for OEMs, distributors and end-users. The compact contactors include a range from 7 to 22 A AC-3 and a standard range from 9 to 800 A AC-3, presenting a suitable contactor for […]

LV switchgear with 24/7 technical backup

  Buying low voltage switchgear on price alone puts companies at risk of sub-standard products. Zest WEG Group’s low voltage WEG switchgear is recognised as a viable alternative, offering price competitive SABS-approved products to the South African industrial and domestic markets with 24/7 technical backup across the full range. Stephen Cook, the group’s switchgear manager, […]

Non-contact encoder has no bearings

  The new RI360 incremental encoder from Turck is totally non-contact and has no bearings, making it completely wear-free. The inductive universal encoder offers high resolution and is immune to magnetic fields. Machine downtime and maintenance resulting from encoder wear are a thing of the past, even in high precision and high-speed applications thanks to […]

New premises, expanded services

  Ana-Digi Systems has moved to Block 816/3, Hammets Crossing Office Park, 2 Selbourne Road, Fourways, Gauteng. The company is also rolling out a national telephone number, 0861-32 33 34, with 24-hour support, intended to make it easy to contact the company from anywhere in the country.  The new premises  are larger, with  a standby power generator and more visitor […]

Circuit breakers with direct opening action

ACDC Dynamics, sole distributors of Terasaki in South Africa, offers a full range of moulded case circuit breakers (MCCBs) and air circuit breakers (ACBs). The Terasaki TemBreak2 range’s specifications exceed international standards for safety. Direct opening action, recommended by IEC standards for machine safety, are standard features in most models and ranges. A unique safety […]

SABS-approved LV switchgear with 24/7 backup

  Buying low-voltage switchgear on price alone puts companies at risk of sub-standard products which could jeopardise plant performance and uptime. Zest WEG Group’s LV WEG switchgear is a viable alternative. It offers price competitive, SABS-approved products to the South African industrial and domestic markets with round-the-clock technical backup across the range. Once installed at […]

Modular VSDs now manufactured in SA

  The Zest WEG Group has successfully manufactured, delivered, installed and commissioned its first locally manufactured CF11-M modular variable speed drive (VSD). The 750 kW, 1600 A normal duty, 380 V modular VSD was supplied to Weir Minerals Africa, together with three motors – 750, 400 and 110 kW – for use within its in-house […]

Printed linear motors launched

  The new UPL series printed linear motors from INA Drives and Mechatronics (IDAM) offer high cost and energy efficiency. The innovative manufacturing technology works by printing the coils of the motor layer by layer and is the reason for these motors’ outstanding performance. The coils are produced in a multi-layer design based on conventional […]

Modular motor control, power distribution

  The Elsteel Techno Module motor control and power distribution system is a patented, fully modular product which can be built in 200 mm increments in all directions, precisely to clients’ design preference, without any limitations. Confusion exists about which panel board and switchgear to use to comply with the prescriptions of IEC 61439. The […]

3889 kVA synchronous generator repaired

Marthinusen & Coutts (M&C) is one of a handful of companies worldwide capable of rewinding large salient pole type rotors where the poles cannot be removed from the shaft. This ability recently attracted an enquiry from Kasese Cobalt Company Limited (KCCL) in Uganda, who called on the company to evaluate and carry out repairs to […]