The annual sps show is a much-anticipated event in the automation industry. Suppliers from around the world exhibit their wares and compete for market share. This year Motion Tronic had an opportunity to visit the show and explore the innovations on offer. The exhibition itself is enormous and you would be hard-pressed to see everything
Factory acceptance testing
For close to a year, Motiontronic has been working hand in hand with a prominent mining mineral processing firm to develop the worlds’ first and largest servo driven sampling hammer. This sampling application requires a massive amount of torque so the Baumuller DST2 High torque motor perfectly suited this application. To compliment the motor, a
Some machines grow over time dependant on operational and final-product demand. For this project Motion Tronic was tasked to modify the control of the 5 axis that were added to the end of line processing that was originally controlled exclusively by the operator. Stopping, starting and speed settings were all dependant on the operator intervention.
Motion Tronic was given the spec and had to conceptualize , design, build and automate a solution for well known manufacturing company. The customers requirement was to enable them to load 6 m lengths of steel of varying thickness and width up to 600 kg’s. Then automatically feed the material through a cropping press with
Servo feeders for metal stamping lines. Motion Tronic design, build and maintain heavy duty servo feeders for the metal stamping industry. The systems are designed with robustness and durability in mind for harsh environments and conditions. Incorporating digital Baumuller synchronous servo drives the user is able to set feed distance to accuracy of 0.01 mm
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Automatic pipe cutting machine

Our client requested us to come up with a design for an automatic pipe cutter machine which can cut programmed cut lengths and qty for piping they use on there truck builds. Motion Tronic designed the once off machine from beginning to end including mechanical and electrical. Once the design was complete our experienced team

Servo Motor Repairs

No motor to small or to big for us to repair. Full Encoder testing and alignment. 12 month warranty on all repairs.

Motion Tronic Corporate Video

Take a look at our 2018 Corporate Video which shows the services offered at Motion Tronic!

PLC Migration Friction Welder

Latest Projects completed Motion Tronic recently completed another successful PLC upgrade to the full satisfaction of our customer! The project involved a retrofit of a new Siemens PLC to replace the old Mitsubishi PLC on the customers Friction Welding machine. The panel was fully re-wired as there was many items that were bridged out or

What to expect in 2018

WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2018! Motion Tronics ‘Lunch and Learn’’ teaching time. Motion Tronic is planning a series of hands on, practical teaching seminars where people interested can come along to our offices and see a live demonstration on one of the areas of competence at Motion Tronic! We will also be serving boerewors rolls and