April / May 2020

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Automation & Robotics

Boost for 3D printed face mask drive

DRIVE and automation technology company SEW-Eurodrive has joined a nationwide campaign to use 3D printing technology to produce much-needed face masks and shields for healthcare workers and first responders. Since the announcement of a national lockd...

Automatic print inspection system ‘gets the message’

SICK Automation, in collaboration with AutoCoding Systems, has introduced what it says is the world’s first fully automated, smart vision inspection system for printed coding and marking on food, pharmaceutical and general consumer goods packaging. “...


Helping refiners keep workers and surrounding communities safer

EMERSON’S new DataManager software v8.2 helps refiners monitor corrosion of hydrofluoric (HF) acid alkylation units which, the company says, helps to prevent costly, unplanned shutdowns and maximise profits and productivity. DataManager Analysis Soft...

Managing welding costs by optimising shielding gas mixtures

Manufacturing costs have increased significantly in the last few years due to a number of external factors. The current challenge for manufacturers is to manage costs in the welding process without compromising quality or output. That’s according to ...

Transport, Distribution & Warehousing

Mega digester delivery a ‘game changer’ for Africa water re-use

PIETERMARITZBURG-based Sustainable water and wastewater solutions company Talbot has delivered what it says is the first Econvert Eco Digester to be installed on the African continent. The anaerobic wastewater treatment plant was prefabricated and in...

How reefers help the food and beverage industry

KEEPING perishable items at just the right temperature is vital to those in the food and beverage industry who want to deliver the best quality product to their customers. Mobile refrigerated containers, known as reefers, have provided unique solutio...