February / March 2019

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Consulting Engineers & Project Management


Mobile ‘hot-mix-in-a-bag’ oven trailer combo for labour-intensive road repairs

NATIONAL Asphalt has developed a ‘Hot-Mix-in-a-Bag’ solution that it says optimises labour in construction without compromising cost, quality and productivity. The company is collaborating with Siyeza Consulting, one of the Gauteng Department of Roa...

Watertight concrete with crack-healing properties

AN entire concrete structure can be transformed into an internationally accepted watertight barrier, with the use of the crystalline permeability-reducing admixture Chryso CWA 10, from Chryso Southern Africa. This is according to the company’s Techn...

Engineering Supplies


Chain wear indicators now in large sizes

BMG has extended its range of Tsubaki chain wear indicators, with the addition of the recently-launched large size gauges. “Tsubaki chain wear indicators enable plant and machinery engineers to accurately measure roller chain condition and to determi...

Solving conveyor failure issues at drinks plant

BY changing to NSK Molded-Oil mounted-unit inserts, an international drinks producer has overcome repeated problems of premature insert failures on the drive system of four vital sorting conveyors. That’s according to NSK, which said the move has im...

Instrumentation, Measurement & Control


Pumps and valves company expands aftermarket services

KSB Pumps and Valves is intensifying its focus on aftermarket services that add value to customer operations far beyond the supply and maintenance of its own products. That’s according to the company’s SupremeServ Division Manager, Grant Glennistor ...

Sound advice on inspecting steam systems

SEVERAL condition-monitoring technologies are useful for monitoring steam systems to determine how well they are functioning. Among those technologies is infrared (IR) thermography, in which technicians use thermal imagers to capture two dimensional ...

Forestry, Pulp & Paper


Robust log stacker ‘Taylor-made’ for heavy loads

THE Taylor range of materials handling equipment, distributed exclusively in South Africa by BLT World, encompasses the TXLS series log stackers, designed to efficiently handle a full log load, from truck or rail, in a single pass. “These robust log...

Hills no barrier for converted crawler

HPE Africa recently supplied a Hyundai R210LC-7 excavator to Kanyi Ilanga Forestry Services, which was converted into a versatile HT shovel yarder by Hintech Manufacturing, to cope efficiently with demanding uphill and downhill logging operations. Ex...

Packaging


Lasers the way forward for packaging industry

TRACEABILITY in the packaging industry forms a very important aspect of the manufacturing process. Over the years the most common method of marking fast moving consumer goods has been ink-jet, but laser marking has been increasingly making inroads in...

Pumps, Valves, Pipes & Fittings


High-pressure gas pipeline offers brewer new capabilities

AB-InBev has commissioned a strategic 800-metre high-pressure underground pipeline which allows its SAB Rosslyn branch to have its own filter and metering station to procure natural gas directly from Sasol Gas. Hatch was the project and construction...

Pumps and valves company expands aftermarket services

KSB Pumps and Valves is intensifying its focus on aftermarket services that add value to customer operations far beyond the supply and maintenance of its own products. That’s according to the company’s SupremeServ Division Manager, Grant Glennistor ...

NAACAM 2019 Show Update


The advancement of Industry 4.0 in auto manufacturing

MANUFACTURING in the automotive industry is very complex with many production variables and processes. And like many other manufacturing industries it faces serious challenges with increasing global competition, inherent inefficiencies and variance i...

Locally made fasteners for the SA automotive industry

THE South African automotive industry is growing and along with it the need for high quality fasteners. Historically, most fasteners used in the automotive industry in South Africa have been imported because there had been no other option, until rec...