Posts tagged as Switchgear & Drives News

Servo drive range with Ethernet ability

  Metronix’s new range of servo motor drives provide automation builders with a new combination of ability and economy. Called BlueServo, the packaged drives combine a universal real-time Ethernet capability with safe torque off functional safety and comprehensive encoder interfacing capability – including the single-cable Hiperface DSL scheme. All of these features and more have […]

Roadshow for a smarter mining and utilities future

Schneider Electric took its MV solutions to Zambia in a two-city roadshow. The showcases took place in Lusaka at the Southern Sun Ridgeway Hotel, and was exclusive to the country’s state owned power company, Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation (Zesco) and in the Copperbelt in Kitwe at the Moba Hotel. In addition to Zesaco’s northern and Copperbelt divisions, the second showcase […]

Facility management for improved savings

  Schneider Electric provides a straightforward facility management solution to allocate consumption costs and achieve maximum savings. Critical to the overall solution is Acti 9 Smartlink, a simple, powerful panel communication system that gives users complete control over their electrical installations. Exclusive to the company, the system easily connects users’ switchboards to facility management solutions. […]

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 […]