New test, measurement tools launched

  Flir Systems has launched a new line of test and measurement equipment. The new product line-up includes an advanced digital multi-meter, two clamp meters, an NCV detector, a moisture meter and a video scope. These tools were engineered to include advanced diagnostics, productivity and increased connectivity to address customers’ real-world needs. Among the new […]

Voltage optimisation saves energy

  The Powerstar voltage optimisation system is a simple, but extremely effective method of reducing a building’s incoming voltage to around 220 V, the optimum rating for all electrical equipment, by employing an innovative device in series with the main electricity supply. An easy to install solution, capable of delivering guaranteed electricity savings, the technology […]

Electronic motor starter simplifies wiring

  Eaton is now offering its multi-functional EMS electronic motor starter for motors with ratings from 0,06 to 3 kW with integrated control via the innovative SmartWire-DT communication and connection technology. This makes the connection of the motor starter to the automation environment easier, faster, less prone to errors and therefore more cost-effective. The starter […]

New lightning, surge protection range

  Surgetek has launched the Saltek range of lightning and surge protection devices. Based in the Czech Republic, Saltek designs and manufactures a comprehensive range of LV surge protection devices and lightning current arresters for power supplies, signal, measurement, data and telecom lines, as well as surge protection for photovoltaic applications. Founded in 1995, Saltek’s […]

Local temperature certification and testing

  Endress+Hauser Pyrotemp is home to the companyy’s local temperature calibration laboratory. Established to international standards, in July it received the ISO17025 accreditation by the South African National Accreditation System (SANAS).(Facility accreditation number is 367). The local production centre was accredited as an ISO9001 facility in April 2011 by the Swiss management quality assessment company […]

Protecting motors from phase rotation errors

  It is frequently necessary to ensure that motors in pumps, compressors and fans do not turn in the wrong direction. In some cases doing so can result in serious damage to equipment and high cost of repair. Phase rotation protection is available with the NewELec MA, the entire “K” range and the latest NewCode […]

Complete power distribution solution

  With the new combination of BreakerVisu software and display, Eaton is offering machine and system builders a cost-efficient and ready-to-use complete solution for modern power distribution. The software system can visualise the data of up to 48 circuit-breakers and measuring devices on a colour display and stores it in log files. The package solution offers […]

Smart trip-block converts circuit breakers

  Eaton has added the PKE-XTU CP trip block to its PKE electronic motor protective circuit-breakers. The user can now instantly convert an existing PKE basic unit into an IEC 60947-2 circuit-breaker for protecting cables and lines. When used in conjunction with the SmartWire-DT module, the device also enables switch or end-user data to be […]

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 […]

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 […]