Electricity + Control May 2017






Analytical instrumentation 4

Intelligence and Cost Efficiency = Smart Transmitters Jens Baar, WIKA


Round UP

Control systems + automation 10

Performance Leap for Embedded PCs Andreas Thome, Beckhoff Automation


Round UP

Drives, motors + switchgear 16

Driven by Drives: Energy Efficiency for a Better Tomorrow Anna Hildebrand Jensen, Danfoss

20 Total South African Drive Solution for Kazakhstan Gold Mine Rudi Swanepoel, SEW EURODRIVE South Africa 21 Round UP

Sensors switches + transducers 26

Sensors Play Key Role in Pushing Industry into Fourth Age Gerry Bryant, Countapulse Controls


Round UP

Standby + back-up 32 In Conversation … Case for Diesel and Gas Engines Crown Publications Editor, Peter Middleton, talks to Kenny Gaynor, Director of Power Generation at Cummins Southern Africa 36 How Battery Technology is Redefining the Future of Energy Supply Ken Boyce, UL LLC 38 Round UP



1 Comment 31 Cover article 39 Light+Current 39 CESA News 41 Bizz Buzz 43 Social Engineers 44 Clipboard

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FEATURES: · Analytical instrumentation

· Control systems+ automation · Drives,motors+ switchgear · Sensors, switches+ transducers · Standby+ back-up

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