Posts tagged as control

Coal-mill optimisation in coal-fired power stations aids flexibility

Many of the existing pulverised coal-fired (PCF) power stations are operated at a fixed steady load (i.e. baseload operation). There is however a growing requirement for load following or flexible operation, which requires flexibility in most of the components of the power station. Flexibility and efficiency can be improved by close control of the coal […]

Beckhoff expands its head office and opens new branch

  Beckhoff Automation has expanded its South African head office in Randburg, doubling its size by expanding its service facility which is level 1 accredited, and adding a training centre and a product demonstration space.  The company, which is privately owned by the Beckhoff family in Germany, first sold its automation and control products in […]

Robot packaging a new approach to an old practice

  Omron showcased its latest offering in high-speed pick-and-place solutions for linear packaging lines at the Food and Drink Technology Africa 2016 that took place in Midrand in September 2016. According to the company’s country general manager, Victor Marques, packaging is more relevant than ever as it is increasingly end-user driven, with consumers more aware […]