Valves simplify reconditioning

  Valves and instrumentation company OMSA offers an FPV range of valves suitable for abrasive applications. They feature 100% locally manufactured diaphragm valves which are lined with patented removable polyurethane liners and diaphragms. These are specifically designed for use in abrasive slurry applications where unlined diaphragm valves are suited to water treatment and general industrial […]

Products for hazardous environments

  Crane operators in petrochemical facilities are confronted by hazards such as corrosive fumes and flammable and explosive substances used in petrochemical processes. Konecranes offers a comprehensive range of products for this hazardous environment, bringing together its lifting experience, knowledge of explosion-proof applications and technology innovation. Petrochemical facilities must maintain a constant high level of […]

Spare parts service for cranes

  Aiming for a turnaround of 24 hours to minimise downtime, Konecranes Spare Parts Service is now open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The company also offers VIP-expedited delivery services and reduces normal lead times drastically by manufacturing spares parts around the clock. Konecranes Southern Africa recently established a full parts distribution centre […]

Motor condition monitoring for MV pumps

  The Zolling bituminous coal power plant is one of the first customers to use motor condition monitoring. Each year it supplies an average of 1,7-million people with power. Two medium-voltage motors, each with a rating of 1600 kW, drive the giant pumps which circulate the coolant through the power plant. To minimise the risk […]

Continuous flame monitoring with dual channel design

  The D-LX 200 flame monitor from Durag reliably detects flames from all fuels, particularly gas, oil, coal and wood, as well as various combustion processes. The sensitivity and ambient temperature ranges enable the flame monitor to be used in the most diverse environments. This flame monitor has an ambient temperature range from -40°C to +85°C […]

Application suite for mining, minerals, metals

  Schneider Electric South Africa has announced the StruxureWare for mining, minerals and metals, a comprehensive suite of applications which optimises production operations to reduce cost and improve sustainability within the mining, minerals and metals operation. This is the newest addition to the company’s platform of integrated software applications designed to help customers maximise business […]

No unplanned downtime since 1997

Indonesian mining company Bukit Asam is expanding its operations at Tanjung Enim coal mine in Sumatra, Indonesia. For ten new belt conveyors at the mine, the company employed 14 TVVS fluid couplings from 55 to 315 kW. In the past, the mine operator has always been pleased with the reliability of its already installed Voith fluid […]