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
Motion Tronic were tasked with removing an obsolete Mitsubishi plc as well as outdated relay logic card systems and replacing with Siemens S7 qty 2 PLC’s and qty 3 HMI’s as well as distributed I/O all communicating with each other on profinet. Our scope of work included and not limited to, Removal of existing electrical
One of Motion Tronic’s valued customers required a solution for a machine which they built. The requirements were as follows, All 10 Axis must be synchronized when the machine speeds up and slows down. The operator must be able to trim the individual axis to his needs as per product manufacturing requirements. The solution must
Motion Tronic has a fully equipped facility to repair and load test large variable speed drives down to component level and up to sizes of 1200A 400Vac. We offer 12 month Warranty on all repairs * Our Dyno Unit Our Repair Facility    
Bradley Douglas, Managing Director
Bradley Douglas started Motion Tronic in 2003 after working in the electronic manufacturing industry for 9 years.

Practicing a hands-on approach to the business, Bradley has a natural inclination for developing efficient, innovative solutions to technical problems. This ability is a key reason for Motion Tronic’s success.

In November 2006, Baumuller selected Motion Tronic as its sole authorised service partner in South Africa. In December 2006, Motion Tronic was awarded sole agency for Microsonic products and in 2016 awarded the sole Servo Mold agency for South Africa. These selections are testament to Motion Tronic’s superior offering and Bradley’s commitment to excellent supplier and customer relations.

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Industrial Automation Integration

Motion Tronic ensures the success of your industrial automation integration project and maximizes your business benefits. Motion Tronic expert industrial automation integration services include

Technology Recommendation and Integration

Process control hardware usually outlives communication protocols, operator interfaces and data gathering systems. As your plant ages, depend on MOTION TRONIC for timely upgrades that help you maintain operational efficiency and optimal industrial automation integration. We recommend the right technologies to complement your existing infrastructure, I/O points, environment and applications. Because of our platform independence, we have gained practical experience with all major automation products and have learned how to achieve industrial automation integration for a range of disparate systems.

Programming and Configuration

To facilitate industrial automation integration, MOTION TRONIC provides complete programming and configuration services, including logic conversion, coding, and building I/O and control applications. We configure and program even the most advanced control strategies within our clients’ integrated control systems, ensuring I/O optimization.

I&E Design and Engineering

MOTION TRONIC delivers design, engineering and troubleshooting services to ensure proper, high-quality industrial automation integration. An integrated instrument and electrical (I&E) system may include motor control circuits, power supplies, PLCs and other system components.

Data Integration

Data are key to industrial automation integration. Work with MOTION TRONIC to identify the valuable data across your enterprise and integrate them in manufacturing execution systems (MES), enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and other tools to enable real-time decision making.

Security Assurance

MOTION TRONIC ensures the security of every industrial automation integration solution, verifying proper access controls to protect your systems and proprietary information.

Systems Simulation and Testing

Software simulation and prototyping allow MOTION TRONIC to ensure the effectiveness of your industrial automation integration solution before implementing it for your plant.

Systems Startup and Commissioning

MOTION TRONIC provides comprehensive processes, tracking procedures and Enhanced Turnover Package (ETOP) documentation to ensure successful systems operation and industrial automation integration.


No industrial automation integration project is complete until the operators have undergone thorough training. MOTION TRONIC offers on-site training.