Husky Machine Upgrade

Husky is one of the world’s largest brand names in the injection molding and plastics industries, they have received many awards to date, with applications in the beverage and thinwall packaging, various closures, medical, consumer electronics and automotive markets. At Motion Tronic, we specialise in the integration, installation, maintenance, upgrade and repair of your factory’s…

New iQ-R Series PLC Case Study

Automation of your factory and production facilities is the way the world is moving, to increase efficiencies, boost productivity and grow profits. The cost of all these benefits is simple: maintenance, upkeep and, where necessary, upgrade of these industrial automation technologies. An important element to upgrade is that of your control equipment. Aging control equipment…

Dosing Controller: Now Better Than Before

If you follow our blogs, you might remember, we wrote about our internally developed dosing controller. Our controller has been fabricated and is already in use in the field. The advantage of making use of our controller is that it is developed in-house and can be customised to your needs. With two digital inputs, two…

Pushing the Boundaries of Innovation

Something new is brewing. We really love pushing the boundaries of innovation. When asked to take a solution and make an equivalent that works in half the space, it really gets those creative thoughts going. This is the excitement we felt when we were tasked with developing a solution that orientates, feeds, counts and dispenses…

Motion Tronic’s New ESP32-GSM-Node

With the ever-increasing need for remote monitoring of water tanks, controlling pumps and general factory IOT (Industrial internet of things), Motion Tronic has developed the solution.  The ESP32-GSM-Node will allow for the monitoring of two digital inputs, two digital outputs and two 12-bit analog inputs, it is expandable via I2C interface. Designed and manufactured in-house…

PtP Link: East London Port

We have the proven aptitude to assist our clients in exactly what they need. Therefore, we were again approached by a client to resolve a problem that they had with a long cable run that kept disappearing. We called on our expertise in creating a wireless bridge between our control systems to resolve their dilemma.…

Punch Press Servo Feeder

We recently completed the installation and integration of our Servo Feeder on a punching press. The result was as predicted and consistent. Designing the user interface to be intuitive makes it simple for operators to understand and use. Mechanically the feeder base was adapted to fit directly to the existing press frame. Installation and commissioning…

Factory acceptance testing

Recent Project: Servo-driven sampling hammer

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…

End Of Line Process Speed Synchronization

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.…