Posts tagged as Switchgear & Drives News

Geared motors with integrated inverter

The Siemens Drive Technologies Division is pursuing the integration of drive components and now presents the Sinamics G110M, a distributed inverter designed as a motor-integrated inverter for Simogear geared motors. The result is an integrated drive system (IDS) characterised by its space-saving design and by ease of installation. The optimal interplay of the geared motors […]

LV Switchgear for manganese sinter plant

  JB Switchgear Solutions recently completed a multi-million rand contract for the supply of low voltage switchgear destined for the Kgalagadi Manganese sinter plant in the Northern Cape. The contract was awarded through well-known project house MDM Engineering in Johannesburg, and included eight large motor control centres and approx 40 variable speed drives between 5,5 […]

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 […]

Motor control centre for process plant

Low Voltage Switchboards recently manufactured and supplied a fully withdrawable Cubic Multi Drawer motor control centre to Lanxess CISA. This plant, situated in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, produces sodium dichromate, which is used in the manufacture of chrome tanning salts, pigment and a number of other products. The chemical process’ criticality demands the absolute minimum of downtime. The Multi Drawer […]

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 […]

SABS-approved direct online starters

  The Zest WEG Group manufactures a full range of SABS-approved direct online starters in fully insulated IP65 enclosures, in both 3-phase and single phase and with various coil voltages. These extremely cost effective and compact starters are pre-wired to save time during installation. Supplied in metallic or plastic enclosures, these direct online starters are […]

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 […]