Schneider Electric provides VSD training to F’SASEC VUT

 Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, recently hosted two complimentary VSD (variable speed drives) Schneider Teachers’ courses at F’SASEC (French South African Schneider Electric Education Centre) based at VUT (Vaal University of Technology). The VSD training was focused on two different levels and headed by Mulalo Nengobela, Schneider Electric South Africa product application engineer. These courses mark the 24th Teachers’ Mission for F’SASEC VUT and are aimed at giving both students and employees an introduction to motors and variable speed drives, further enhancing their future ability…

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How does FieldSense technology help you get your work done faster?

Troubleshooting electrical systems is time-consuming and involves potential safety risks due to the contact with live circuits. For years, technicians and engineers have been using the Fluke T5 electrical tester with open-fork technology as it allows current measurements to be made without breaking circuits. But we have recently developed the new revolutionary T6 Electrical Testers with FieldSense Technology, which makes measuring voltage even safer. The T6 improves on the T5’s open fork functionality by performing not only ac current but also ac voltage and frequency measurements. While the technology in…

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Revolutionising the data centre space with IT-Pod solution

Johannesburg South Africa, September 17 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, have made flexible standardisation a reality with Hyperpod – the only IT-Pod Frame solution available in the data centre market space today. A flexible configuration that supports all of today’s rack types and can reduce CAPEX costs by up to 15%, Hyperpod has recently won ‘Data Centre innovation of The Year’ at the DCS Awards, 2018. The award, decided by popular vote, recognises the company for innovation and leadership. “Hyperpod, which links…

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Schneider Electric innovations shine in Germany

In an ever-changing digital world, for everything from new business models and new consumer technologies to new infrastructure, energy and power systems – the digital transformation is inescapable. The fourth industrial revolution, or smart manufacturing, has accelerated the move to digital technologies that offer a competitive advantage to every company and every geographical zone that adopts them.   Augmented reality, IoT, IIoT, machine learning and predictive maintenance are making companies more efficient and innovative, boosting their competitive advantage. Schneider Electric, the global leader in the digital transformation of energy management…

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Yokogawa Adds Network Function to UTAdvanced Series UM33A Digital Indicator –A solution that is both easy to install and cost effective –

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces that it has added a network function to the UM33A digital indicator with alarms, a product in the UTAdvanced controller series, and will release this to the market on May 7.   With this network function, a single UM33A digital indicator can receive, process, and sequentially display data from up to eight sensors. The enhanced UM33A is an easy to install and cost effective solution that enables the monitoring of data from multiple field sensors. By improving the functions of its UTAdvanced product line,…

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Monitoring the molecules: RTS Africa’s Neo Monitors LaserGas analysers offer accurate real-time gas level monitoring for industry

Since its founding, innovation has been the hallmark of RTS Africa Engineering, a Tshwane-based company specialising in innovative technologies which provide solutions to industrial challenges. RTS Africa has not only imported many new technologies from its portfolio of well-established and highly reputable overseas principals; but, in-house, has developed ground-breaking solutions to industrial challenges such as the removal of dust from air flows. “In the day-to-day operation of industry, vast quantities of fossil fuel are burned,” explains Ian Fraser, MD of RTS Africa Engineering. “If the combustion process is inefficient, the…

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Optimise sheet metal handling with new Schmalz suction cup from Tectra Automation

Tectra Automation, part of the Hytec Group, has introduced the new SAX bell-shaped suction cup from Schmalz to its range of vacuum components. It is a single-piece suction cup with a vulcanised connection nipple made of reinforced plastic. Available with various connection types, it comes in seven sizes with suction diameters of 30, 40, 50, 60, 80, 100 and 115 mm.   The wear-resistant Elastodur construction provides the SAX with a service life considerably longer than that of comparable materials, providing product longevity. The cups long stroke allows it to…

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Yokogawa Releases Plant Resource Manager (PRM®) R4.01–New maintenance and operations support function for the display of statistical information on the status of all plant devices”

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces the April 12 release of version R4.01 of its Plant Resource Manager (PRM®) software tool for centrally managing large amounts of data from plant monitoring and control devices as well as manufacturing equipment. PRM R4.01, an upgrade to R3.31, has been significantly enhanced with a new function that provides statistical data needed to identify the overall status of the devices in a plant. Through the provision of information that is essential for efficient maintenance and optimum operations, this new PRM release will help to…

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Water – heart of sustainable development

    Johannesburg South Africa, 09 March 2018   World Water Day is celebrated on 22 March every year, and each year it highlights a specific aspect of fresh water. This year’s theme is ‘Nature for Water’, which will be amplified through the South African Department of Water and Sanitation’s National Water Week awareness campaign from 18-24 March 2018.   “These campaigns serve as a powerful reminder of the value of water and the role it plays in Sustainable Development Goal 6, growth of the economy and the eradication of…

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Yokogawa Releases CellLibrarianTM High-content Data Management System – For improved efficiency in drug discovery and biological and medical research through the uniform management of microscopic images–

Yokogawa Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6841) announces the release of the CellLibrarianTM high-content data management system. This system facilitates the retrieval and categorization of huge volumes of microscopic images taken for drug discovery and biological and medical research by ensuring that this data is managed in a uniform manner. The CellLibrarian image data management system is intended for use with Yokogawa’s CellVoyager series high-throughput cytological discovery systems. By offering both solutions, Yokogawa will be able to help its customers improve efficiency and accelerate their research.   High content analysis (HCA) systems…

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