Products & Services

  • Correct machine and consumable combinations offer benefits
    Everybody is watching their budget and looking for opportunities to reduce operational expenditure, but there is one area where it does not pay to do so – attempting to combine tool drives with incorrect or sub-standard abrasive consumables. Purchasing decisions based only on price, which ignore the quality or compatibility
  • SMS group records highest level of order intake in ten years
    With an 86 percent increase, SMS group almost doubled its order intake to reach 3,507 million euros in the 2021 financial year, recording the highest level in ten years. The reasons for this substantial rise are catch-up effects in the wake of the previous year’s slump triggered by the COVID-19
  • SIKO’s mechanical digital position indicators
    Position indicators are used in a wide range of sectors and for all production environments, as almost all machines and systems feature guide elements, material stops or tools which require precise and reliable positioning or alignment. The digital position indicators monitor roller adjustment on sheet metal bending machines. The solid
  • Rio Tinto calls for large-scale wind and solar power in Queensland
    MELBOURNE, Australia - Rio Tinto has called for proposals to develop large-scale wind and solar power in Central and Southern Queensland to power its aluminium assets, help meet its climate change ambitions and further encourage renewable development and industry in the region. The approach, which is through a formal market
  • Predictive Maintenance with Wireless Fluke Connect tools
    It’s the foundation of any electrical safety program: limiting the exposure of workers to the electrical hazards of shock and arc flash. Using test leads and clamps to probe inside a live panel when troubleshooting and performing routine maintenance always exposes workers to danger. Electrical personal protective equipment (PPE) is
  • NW Rapid portable crushers and screeners for 250 thp range
    Metso Outotec is renewing its NW Rapid portable plant solutions in 250 tph capacity range. The NW Rapid concept provides the quarries with capacity, mobility and flexibility and enables short time between job assignment and delivery. The plant consist of primary, secondary and tertiary crushing stations that make the entire
  • Predictive Maintenance with Wireless Fluke Connect tools
    It’s the foundation of any electrical safety program: limiting the exposure of workers to the electrical hazards of shock and arc flash. Using test leads and clamps to probe inside a live panel when troubleshooting and performing routine maintenance always exposes workers to danger. Electrical personal protective equipment (PPE) is
  • New plant concepts and digital innovations at Tube & wire 2022
    From June 20 to 24, 2022, SMS group will be showcasing its products and services at the Tube & wire trade fair in Düsseldorf, hall 7, booth B04. With an exhibition area of 400 m2, SMS will be presenting its latest developments and plant concepts for the tube and wire
  • Fluke doubles troubleshooting power AND lightens the load
    COMTEST is offering the Fluke 787B and 789 ProcessMeter that doubles the troubleshooting capabilities by combining the power of a safety-rated, digital multimeter and mA loop calibrator into a single, compact test tool. Based on the trusted measurement capabilities of the Fluke 87 DMM, the 787B and 789 add the
  • Ultra-compact infrared camera for the metallurgy industry
    INSTROTECH is offering OPTRIS PI 1M IR camera, especially suited to measuring the temperature of metals, as these exhibit a distinctly higher emissivity at the short measurement wavelength of 1μm than at measurements in the previously conventional wavelength range of 8 – 14 μm. The advantage of temperature measurements with
  • Metso Outotec collaborates on Planet Positive offering for bulk ore sorting
    Metso Outotec and Malvern Panalytical have signed a collaboration agreement to provide sensor-based bulk ore sorting solutions for the mining industry. The combination of the companies’ expertise in crushing and bulk material handling solutions and ore analyzers enables the parties to offer an industry-leading portfolio of solutions for bulk ore
  • Electric motors, gearmotors and VSDs for power generation
    Supporting drive trains for the power generation and other industrial sectors are the SEW electric motors, which are available in the power range from 0.09 kW to 375 kW, and in efficiency classes IE1, IE3 and IE4. “Our IE3 DRN motors have now  replaced our IE2 range, and we can
  • Modular drives for power generation
    Johannesburg, South Africa – To best meet urgent local needs and harsh conditions with massively improved lead times, SEW-EURODRIVE is on a mission to localise its modular drive concept for a variety of industrial drive applications. Jonathan McKey highlights a few of the advantages this presents the power generation sector.
  • Buckman and energy drive partner on sustainability efforts
    MEMPHIS, Tenn., USA – In 2012, Buckman, a US-headquartered specialty chemical company, partnered with Energy Drive with a goal of reducing electricity usage and water consumption at Buckman’s Hammarsdale, South Africa facility. Energy Drive is a company that forges partnerships with organizations to reduce energy consumption in a sustainable manner,
  • Providing SwirlFlow technology to Alumina refineries
    Metso Outotec and Australia’s national science agency, CSIRO, have signed a global exclusive cooperation agreement on the delivery of SwirlFlow agitation technology for the Bauxite and Alumina sector outside of China. The combination of the companies’ leading expertise in their respective fields will allow the parties to create the strongest
  • Converter Hood System for efficient gas capture in smelting plants
    Metso Outotec is launching a modular Converter Hood System for horizontal converter vessels used in the smelting process. The new system, which is suitable for greenfield and brownfield installations, has an impressive SO2 (sulfur dioxide) gas capture capability of 99%, minimizing the environmental impact. The modular design enables quick on-site
  • Anglo American unveils world’s largest H2-powered mine haul truck
    Anglo American plc (“Anglo American”) today unveils a prototype of the world’s largest hydrogen-powered mine haul truck designed to operate in everyday mining conditions at its Mogalakwena PGMs mine in South Africa. The 2MW hydrogen-battery hybrid truck, generating more power than its diesel predecessor and capable of carrying a 290-tonne payload,
  • Predictive maintenance: moving a production line
    Moving or reconfiguring a production line can disrupt a complex and finely tuned system. When a line is moved, electrical distribution systems, variable frequency drives (VFDs), programmable logic controllers (PLCs), lighting, communication circuitry, controls, emergency stop systems, and more are susceptible to unanticipated changes ranging from glitches to outright failures.
  • Intelligent instruments for optimizing mining operations
    Metso Outotec has grouped its portfolio of intelligent instruments under the Sense series. The portfolio is designed to solve specific process challenges and enable optimization for minerals and hydrometallurgical processes. The market’s most comprehensive portfolio of intelligent instruments is part of Metso Outotec’s Planet Positive offering. Covering the entire flowsheet,
  • Peirce-Smith Converter for converting nickel matte for batteries
    Electro mobility and the transition to green energy are only possible with the development and application of highly efficient battery technologies. The nickel content of these high-performance batteries is steadily growing. Most of this nickel and nickel sulfate is produced by refining ferronickel, which is commonly produced in submerged arc