R&C Instrumentation
R&C Instrumentation

Unit 7, Adam Park, Garlicke Drive, Ballito

+27 32 946 2805
+27 86 622 6050
+27 82 724 7028

Core business offering: R&C Instrumentation specialises in the supply, maintenance and support of infrared temperature measuring instruments, oven profiling systems, temperature loggers, machine vibration monitoring, infrared inspection windows, as well as ultrasonic inspection of electrical panels, distribution lines, and boiler inspection cameras.


tel: +27 11 608 1551
fax: +27 86 622 6050
de Villiers, Johan
Technical Manager Johannesburg
Edwards, Steve
Girdhari, Tashmika
Jagarnath, Nevash
Sales Engineer
Otto, Gerhard
Ramnarain, Rashina
Financial Manager
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Cox (IR cameras)
(Sole Agency)
(Sole Agency)
(Shared Agency)
(Sole Agency)
Fluke (process instruments)
(Sole Agency)
Fluke (thermography)
(Sub Agency)
Industrial Wireless Interface
(Manufacturer, Sole Agency)
(Sole Agency)
(Sole Agency)
(Sole Agency)
RC Vibration
Time Group (surface testers)
(Sub Agency)
(Sub Agency)
(Shared Agency)
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-In-transit temperature/event
-Machine health monitoring
-PC based data acquisition
- presentation/analysis software
- paperless
- strip chart
-Standalone data loggers
- flame
- vibration
-Radio telemetry
-Remote sensing & control
- cellular
- from rotating shaft
- radio link
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
- Hardwired point-to-point HART device calibrator/configurator
-In-stream/in situ
- Bearing
- General purpose data-logger
- Other
- Thermal imaging/thermography
- Vibration/balance
- Data-logger
- Thermal imager
- Thermometer
- Vibration/balance
Section - Miscellaneous Hardware
-Smoke/fire detection
-Visible alarms
- Annunciator displays
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-4-20mA analog loop
-Wireless (for industrial application only)
- indoor
- field devices - transmitters
-Wireless I/O - analogue
-Wireless multihop range extenders
-Wireless range extenders/repeaters
-Wireless sensor networks
-Wireless serial port adaptor (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) (aka modem)
-ZigBee PRO
- field devices - building automation
- network devices
- field devices - building automation
- network devices
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
- RS232
- RS422/RS485
- Auto/self tuning
- Logic
- Maths/calculations
- Scaling of I/O
- 0/4-20mA
- mV/V
- Strain gauge
- Thermocouple
-Number of loops
- >16
- 1-16
- 0/4-20 mA
- 0-5V
- mA/mV
- Pulse
- Relay contact
-Panel size (mm)
- 24x48
- 48x48
- 48x96
- 72x72
- 96x96
-Visual display
-Fire detection & extinguishing equipment
-Intrinsic safety
- Sensors
- Transmitters - temperature
-Capacitive & conductive
-Analog panel meters
-Annunciator panels
-Digital panel meters
-Digital process indicators
-Control transducers
- Displacement/position transducers
- Synchros & resolvers
- Tacho generators
-Rotary encoders
-Edge detection
-Hot metal
- mV/current
-Heat flow monitors
-Infrared (IR) line scan
-IR non-contact
-IR thermal imaging
-Panel-mount indicators
-Pyrometers (IR non-contact)
-Pyrometric cones
-RTDs (Pt 100, Ni)
-Temperature indicating paints/labels
-Temperature switches
-Thermocouples (Type S, T, etc)
- Batch
- Panel mount
- Digital
- Panel mount
Section - Services & Systems
-Training (excluding supplier/product specific training)
-Boiler/furnace control
-Food & beverage
-Furnace control & management
-Kiln Control
-Mining & metals
-Power generation & distribution
-Pulp & paper
Section - Test, Measurement & Calibration
- Combustion
- Flue gas
-Chambers (environmental/temperature)
-pH handheld
-0/4-20 mA loop simulators/calibrators
-Calibration services (SANAS accredited etc.)
-mV simulators/calibrators
-Temperature (dry block)
-Thermocouple simulators
-Insulation testers
-Portable power meters
-Coating thickness
-Hardness testers
-Leak detection
-Light level
-Magnetic material
-Noise/sound level
-Optical/Visual (incl fibre-based camera scopes)
-Surface roughness
-Temperature profiling
-Thermal imaging
-Vibration/machine health
- Non-contact/ultrasonic
- Physical contact
News from R&C Instrumentation:
Thermal profiling can prevent business disasters
November 2019, Temperature Measurement , R&C Instrumentation

Thermal profiling is the term used to describe the process of recording and interpreting the temperatures of products and air as they move through a heat treatment process. In the food, beverage ...

Hotspot detection in pressboard manufacturing applications
October 2019, Temperature Measurement , R&C Instrumentation

In the building industry, there is a product used that is commonly referred to as pressboard, also known as chipboard. Sheets of pressboard are typically 1,2 m x 2,4 m in size and are used in the construction ...

Vibration measurement in machine maintenance
October 2019, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration, R&C Instrumentation

Vibration and temperature are the most common parameters measured on process plants for machine maintenance. Temperature measurement has been around for longer, probably because it was available first ...

IR thermometers in the steel industry
September 2019, Temperature Measurement , R&C Instrumentation

In many foundry applications, temperature readings show whether processes are operating within their proper ranges, whether a reheater is too cold or too hot, whether a stand needs adjusting, or how much ...

Ten facts about infrared windows
September 2019, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration, R&C Instrumentation

Infrared (IR) inspection is widely used and quickly becoming indispensable in electrical maintenance programmes. With the advent of IR windows, this procedure is now both safe and cost-effective. However, ...

IR measurement optimises plastic stationary and rotary thermoforming
August 2019, Temperature Measurement , R&C Instrumentation

Background Thermoforming is the process by which a thermoplastic sheet is made soft and pliable by heating, and bi-axially deformed by being forced into a three-dimensional shape. This process may take ...

R&C Instrumentation receives accreditation from Fluke
July 2019, News, R&C Instrumentation

R&C Instrumentation is pleased to announce that the company has received accreditation from Fluke Process Instruments for its Infrared Temperature Calibration facility. This facility is housed in a climate-controlled ...

Temperature profiling in aluminium heat treatment
July 2019, Temperature Measurement , R&C Instrumentation

Many high volume production foundries use continuous furnaces for the heat treatment of castings. Cylinder heads, wheels, suspension components and many other aluminium alloy products are placed in wire ...

Powder coating cure performance
June 2019, Temperature Measurement , R&C Instrumentation

In any industrial paint or powder coating operation, getting the paint cure correct is critical to both the physical and cosmetic performance of the product. To get the best out of the coating, it is ...

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