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African Petrochemicals May/June Edition 15.3 {2018}

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Proudly hosted by The African Petrochemical Roadshow offers a diagonal slice of the industry, showcasing and highlighting multiple products, services and expertise available to the Petrochemical Industry, General Engineering, Mining and Power Generation sectors. SECUNDA 28 JUNE 2018 Sasol Recreation Club Book your stand or pre-register to visit online. Upcoming 2018 Roadshows Secunda Petrochemical Roadshow 28 June 2018 Sasol Recreation Club The Engineering, Procuremant & Construction Expo Gauteng 30 August 2018 Leeuwkop Golf Club, Kyalami Mosselbay Petrochemical Roadshow October 2018 Mosselbay Civic Centre Germiston Independent Power Providers 4.0 Africa Roadshow 25 October 2018 Victoria Lake Club Durban Petrochemical Roadshow 1 November 2018 Amanzimtoti Civic Centre Dates are subject to change 30 August 2018 THE ENGINEERING, PROCUREMENT & CONSTRUCTION EXPO The Engineering, Procurement and Construction Expo This is the only expo hosted specifically for the Engineering Procurement and Construction (EPC) Industries in Gauteng. The show is an ideal business to business networking opportunity. Please contact us for further information 011 083 5125 • •

IN THIS EDITION CHOOSE THE CORRECT EQUIPMENT FOR THE TYPE OF RISK YOU FACE Edition 15.3 THE HIGH VALUE INDUSTRIAL SAFETY OFFERING May / June 2018 African Petrochemicals is published bi-monthly by Direct Publications cc Edition 15.3 May / June 2018 VEGAFLEX series 80: Simple, reliable and versatile Direct Publications Publisher Richard Scott Accounts and Admin Ashni Padiachie Sales Sales Team Graphic Designer Linda Graae The views and opinions expressed in this magazine are those of the respective authors and do not necessarily express the views and opinions of Direct Publications cc. We do not endorse any of the products , services or expertise offered by any of our advertisers or contributors. No liability will be accepted for artwork supplied incorrectly or slight colour deviations. Editorial contributions relevant to any section of the magazine are more than welcome. Email submissions to Direct Publications reserves the right to cut and alter editorials received for publication. Reproduction No part of this magazine may be reproduced without written permission from the editor or publisher. Subscription Service For address changes, subscriptions or missed issues, please call 011 083 5125 or email: CONTENTS Emerson expands its Pressure Gauge Portfolio to help plants improve reliability 4 Front Cover Story: Measurement unfazed by harsh reality 5 Instrumentation and measurement solutions for the South African water industry 6 Alert, Aware, Alive - Atlas Copco Industrial South Africa emphasizes safety in the workplace 8 New HMI software features improve operator efficiency 10 Linear Encoders for future-proof position measurement in Hydraulic Cylinders 11 HiQ: The high value Industrial Safety Offering 12 MSA Africa offers latest safety technology for hazardous environments 14 Rope access, drone combo for Tsumeb Namibia maintenance project 16 New Wireless Pressure Gauge App increases convenience and safety 17 Choose the correct equipment for the type of risk you face 18 New Controllers can simplify machines, improve safety performance 20 Latest PlantPAx DCS Release Empowers a Converged Workforce through a Smarter, More Intuitive Experience 21 thyssenkrupp secures EP contract for first Skid-mounted Chlorine Plant in Sub-Saharan Africa 22 Twice as easy - On the safe side with differential pressure measurement 23 BMG extends Eaton range of Winner hose to include 4S 6S spiral hose and hose fittings 23 Understanding the effects of pulsations on gas flow 24 Rapid Allweiler Pumps lands ANSI Heavy Duty Process Pump contracts 26 New Micro PLC can reduce complexity of large standalone machines 28 FLUKE’S battery analyzer increases accuracy, safety - reduces test time 28 Valve company celebrates 20 years supply of Butterfly Valves in South Africa 30 Monitran’s compact hand-held Vibration Meter 31 Capitalising on big data and analytics for improved operations 33 Dual-Range Pressure Calibrator for gas custody transfer measurements in intrinsically safe environments 34 VISIT AFRICAN PETROCHEMICALS ONLINE: Visit our e-paper section to view the magazine archive: (No Log-in details required) 3


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