Bladder accumulator recertification by HFT

As part of its part of its accumulator service package, Hytec Fluid Technology (HFT) conducts legal parameter conformance testing on bladder accumulators. The offering proves accumulator conformance to PER and SANS 347 standards. HFT tests and recertifies 1 – 50 litre-capacity Bosch Rexroth, Olaer and Hydac bladder accumulators. Other bladder accumulator brands, if accompanied by design drawings and parameter specifications, are also tested at the company’s accumulation certification centre in Spartan, Johannesburg. To test accumulator vessel expansion, vessels are subjected to a hydrostatic pressure test to 1.25 times the vessel’s…

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Can AI discriminate against you?

One of the most common misperceptions in the world of Machine Learning about bias is “If I don’t use age, gender or race, or similar factors in my model, it’s not biased.” Well, that’s not true. Even though the same people holding this opinion know that Artificial Intelligence can ‘learn’ and compute relationships between data, they don’t understand that there are proxies to biased data types in other features that are captured. These proxies are called confounding variables and, as the term indicates, unintended variables can confuse the model into…

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Everising and First Cut: a cutting-edge partnership delivering premium equipment, consumables and technical support to South African steel fabricators.

Everising and First Cut: a cutting-edge partnership delivering premium equipment, consumables and technical support to South African steel fabricators.

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LEVEL 3 LIQUOR LET-DOWN LOOMS, WARNS SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONAL BODY

LEVEL 3 LIQUOR LET-DOWN LOOMS, WARNS SUPPLY CHAIN PROFESSIONAL BODY

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Gabriel South Africa Launches ‘Shocks for Life’ for Essential Service Workers

Gabriel South Africa Launches ‘Shocks for Life’ for Essential Service Workers

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Incubating the cause, Nissan and UP’s Faculty of Health Sciences combat COVID-19 with INTUboxes

The innovative product is being produced at Nissan’s Rosslyn plant ROSSLYN, South Africa – The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the production of vehicles during the stringent national lockdown. However, this trying time calls for innovative action to support the nation which is why Nissan and the University of Pretoria have partnered to create and manufacture INTUboxes. The INTUbox is a transparent vessel-box which arose from the necessity to protect health professionals who would have to intubate and treat acutely ill COVID-19 patients. Therefore, the INTUbox avoids viral droplets spreading to…

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Five Things We Value More Because of COVID-19

Five Things We Value More Because of COVID-19

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Best ranked tanks: Betterect employs pan-African project know-how and SA steel to build tanks for RioZim mine

The first completed tank for the RioZim project.

Betterect, a South African specialist in steel fabrication and erection of mining, petrochemical and other industrial structures, is drawing on its extensive experience of successfully delivering steel projects locally and across Africa to fabricate and install ten large steel tanks for RioZim, at its Cam and Motor gold mine in Zimbabwe. The tanks – of which the largest measure 12 m in diameter and 12.7 m in height – are part of an expansion of the gold processing plant at the mine. Betterect has also been appointed as the only…

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Visual Collaboration is the new buzz word!

Visual Collaboration is the new buzz word! Past are the days of Unified communication or Video conferencing; Today we have combined unified collaboration with video conferencing. Welcome to Visual Collaboration! As more people work in teams or learn in groups, their content and ways of working needs to be shared. Seeing something visually often helps one to understand the subject matter more easily. Visual collaboration takes this a step further by bringing the future to us now, think Minority Report; being able to control content using gestures. This is not…

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