We do not often we get to do work on our local monuments so when the opportunity came to do work on our very own Durban Millennium Tower we were ecstatic! Due to strong storms, the tower required maintenance that meant that the operations had to be temporarily moved to a remote location 2.6km away
For manufacturers, the end of the year and the beginning of a new one is the time to reflect on what you accomplished. What you need to improve. And what you want to achieve going forward. Quite possibly you already have your goals set for 2019. But do you have a clear understanding, of how
    We’re in the midst of a significant transformation regarding the way we produce products thanks to the digitization of manufacturing. This transition is so compelling that it is being called Industry 4.0 to represent the fourth revolution that has occurred in manufacturing.       What is Industry 4.0? From the first industrial revolution
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Microsonic has equipped the new lpc+ sensor family with two output stages. The sensors in the M18 threaded sleeve have the following optional features: – two push-pull switching outputs with IO-Link interface – or a push-pull switching output plus an analogue output 0-10 V or 4-20 mA with IO-Link interface. With the four detection ranges
  Following our earlier newsletter that we upgrade injection machines, here is some insight from a project currently in progress. The electrical integration development has been completed and the installation process is underway. At this point it’s a teardown process, all the existing Fanuc controllers, drives and positioning motors are completely stripped out of their
PCB and component level repairs - Motion Tronic performing repairs
Did you know Motion Tronic perform repairs on all industrial PCB, electronic boards and servo drives? We carry specialist soldering and de-soldering tooling, and work on surface mount and through-hole electronic boards. We use state of the art electronic equipment for testing and fault finding.  These include IC testers, oscilloscopes, ramp function generators, heat signature cameras
At Motion Tronic, we repair and offer a 12 month warranty on all major AC and DC Servo motors and Controllers. For those of you looking to repair the motor yourselves, here’s our advice and a step-by-step guide. Before you start any repair, please note: –       It is important to exercise the utmost care when
As industry leaders in automation, we enjoy teaching our clients about the machines and components we create and maintain. Here’s what you need to know about the PLC – a key element in the automated manufacturing process: PLC stands for Programmable Logic Controller – a special computer device used for industrial control systems. It is
On a recent client visit, we replaced 20 year old (and now obsolete) Baumüller drives with the latest bmaxx 5000 series drives and completed a full upgrade in three days, including commissioning. During this time, we also modified and serviced the four existing motor encoders. Keeping to our deadlines was essential as the machine is