Process Dynamics
Process Dynamics

4 Sunderland Street, Rhodesfield

+27 11 394 5412
+27 11 394 2606
+27 83 417 6080
[email protected]

Iso Certification ISO 9001/2015

Core business offering: Process Dynamics offers system integration to industries such as power generation, water treatment, chipboard manufacturing, food and beverage, pharmaceutical, chemical, materials handling and mining.

Pretorius, Erie
Technical Director
[email protected]
Adroit Technologies
(System Integrator)
(System Integrator)
(System Integrator)
Rockwell Automation
(System Integrator)
Schneider Electric
(System Integrator)
Siemens Digital Industries
(System Integrator)
(System Integrator)
Section - Computers & Software
- desktop
- servers
- workstations
-Industrial computers
- Rackmount
- Monitors/display systems
-Electrical design
-Instrumentation design
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Number of I/O points
- 0-1024
- 0-32
- 0-512
- 0-64k
- Unlimited
-Number of PLC or I/O drivers
- >640
- 0-16
- 16-64
- 64-640
-Operating system
- Windows 2000
- Windows 95/98
-Cable telemetry
- fibre-optic
-Radio telemetry
-Remote sensing & control
- cellular
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
- Technical
Section - Miscellaneous Hardware
- Armoured
- Silicon
- Armoured
- Coaxial
- Computer, LAN
- Explosion proof / intrinsically safe
- Flat, ribbon
- High temperature
- Multiwire
- Optical fibre
- Screened
- Single conductor panel wires
- Temperature compensated cable
- Twisted pair
-Coaxial connectors
-Explosion proof
-Fieldbus interface
-Harsh environment
-High temperature
-Optical fibre
-Instrument power supplies
-Uninterruptible power supplies
-19" racking
-Boxes - electronics
- Metal construction
- Plastic construction
- Explosion protected
- Free-standing
- Industrial computers
- Wall mount
- Benchtop
-Desks, consoles, furniture
-Enclosures (special)
- Corrosion proof
-Thermal control
- Fans, blowers
- Heat exchangers/airconditioners
-Reed relays
- Dry-contact
- Mercury-wetted
- DIN-rail mount
- General purpose, control
- Plug-in
- Solid state (photo MOS)
- Solid state (zero-crossing)
- Time delay
- Foot-operated
- Intrinsically safe
- Magnetic
- Pushbutton-control
- Rotary selector
-Cable glands
-Cable grommets
-Cable jointing kits
-Cable ties
-Cable/terminal marking systems (stainless steel)
-Cabling conduit
-Ducting, trunking
-Fibre-optic jointing kit
-Audible alarms
- Bells
- Horns, sirens
-CBE (circuit breakers for equipment)
-Emergency stop switches
-Key-lock switches
-Light curtains
-Protection relays
- Over/under voltage
- Over-current
- Phase balance
- Phase sequence
- Pump protection
- Thermal overload, motor protection
-Rope-pull switches
-Safety limit switches
-Surge protection/suppression
- Lightning arrestors
-Thermal magnetic circuit breakers
-Visible alarms
- Indicator lights
- Industrial beacons
-DIN rail-mount
-Fuse terminal blocks
-I/O system
-PLC interface
-Screwed clamp
-Screwless spring cage
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-4-20mA analog loop
-Foundation Fieldbus
-Network analysers
- Ethernet
- Profibus
- Profinet
-Remote I/O
- extension cables
- outdoor
- gateway
- access points
- field devices - transmitters
-Wireless gateways
-Wireless I/O - analogue
-Wireless I/O - discrete
-Wireless I/O networks
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
- Logic
- 0/4-20mA
- mV/V
- Thermocouple
-Number of loops
- >16
- 1-16
- 0/4-20 mA
- 0-5V
- mA/mV
- Pulse
- Relay contact
-Panel size (mm)
- 150x150
- 24x48
- 48x48
- 48x96
- 72x72
- 96x96
-AC control
- Soft starter
-Flowmeters (type)
- Coriolis
- Differential pressure (DP)
- Doppler ultrasonic
- Magnetic/electromagnetic
- Mass
- Open channel, flume, weir
- Orifice plate, flow nozzle
- Pitot tube
- Positive displacement
- Solids
- Variable area
- Venturi tube
-Capacitive & conductive
-Microwave, guided & radar
-Optical, laser
-Rotary paddle
-Tank gauging
-Tilt switch
-Vibrating fork
-Alarm indicators
- LCD, flat-panel
- Touchscreens
-Analog I/O
- 1-16
- 17-64
- 65-256
- 257-512
- more than 512
-Digital I/O
- 1-16
- 17-64
- 65-256
- 257-512
- more than 512
-Networking organisation
- Host-to-PLC link
- PLC-to-PLC
- Remote I/O
- 20 mA loop
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus
- PLC-to-PLC
- Remote I/O
- RS232, RS422, RS485
-Operator interface panel
- Ladder diagram (relay logic)
- Logic diagram
- Sequential function chart
- Double acting
- Positioners
- Single acting
-Differential pressure transducers
-Instrument manifolds
-Pressure gauges/indicators
-Pressure switches
-Pressure-electrical transducers
-Limit switch
-Panel-mount indicators
-RTDs (Pt 100, Ni)
-Temperature switches
-Differential pressure
Section - Services & Systems
-Consulting engineers
- Systems specification
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Maintenance
- Materials handling
- Panel builders
- Process control
- System wiring/installation
- scada
-Project Management
-System integration/consulting
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Information systems
- Materials handling
- Other
- Process control
- Production management
- Quality control
- Scada/DCS/PLC
- Telemetry
- Warehousing
-Batch production
-Boiler/furnace control
-Building management
-Compressed air
-Energy management
-Environmental control & monitoring
-Extrusion control
-Food & beverage
-Furnace control & management
-HVAC control
-Materials handling
-Mining & metals
-Packaging and Labelling
-Power generation & distribution
-Water & waste water
Section - Test, Measurement & Calibration
-0/4-20 mA loop simulators/calibrators
-Deadweight testers
-mV simulators/calibrators
-Temperature (dry block)
-Thermocouple simulators
News from Process Dynamics:
The brewery of the future
October 2021, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Siemens South Africa, Process Dynamics

Meeting current and future customer requirements quickly and with the highest quality is key to the food and beverage industry.

Standardisation of ABInBev automation on three Tanzanian breweries
November 2019, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Process Dynamics

Process Dynamics has a long history within the brewing industry. The company has completed a number of projects for SABMiller and when the company was bought by Anheuser-Busch InBev (ABInBev) in 2015, ...

Process Dynamics: Citect Scada used to manage South African wind farm
November 2014, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Process Dynamics

Situated in the Eastern Cape, one of South Africa’s first wind farms can produce up to 27 MW of power which is mostly utilised by the Nelson Mandela Bay Metro. When it came to finding a solution for controlling ...

Process Dynamics: automating the processing of tailings increases bottom line for mine
December 2013, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Process Dynamics

Tailings dumps and tailings dams or ponds are a common site in South Africa. In an effort to reduce their environmental impact and with the added benefit of additional downstream revenue, mines have increasingly ...

Process Dynamics - eliminating product losses and increasing efficiency at a distillery
April 2012, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Process Dynamics

Due to the increased demand and high volumes processed at the production facility of one of South Africa’s leading distilleries, the need for a fully automated cellar became an urgent requirement. The ...

Process Dynamics
October 2011, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Process Dynamics

Extensive processing experience in the food and beverage industry benefits clients. In 1997 the hardware and equipment manufacturing division of Alfa Laval Automation was acquired by ABB, while David ...

Parmalat upgrade provides process benefits
August 2011, SCADA/HMI, Process Dynamics

Process Dynamics and WinCC take the chequered flag at Parmalat Kyalami

Automated milk handling system
October 2009, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers, Process Dynamics, Siemens South Africa

Process Dynamics and Siemens SIMATIC PCS 7 – an automatic choice for Parmalat

Industry news:
Troubleshooting process loops in Ex areas
September 2021, IS & Ex, Comtest

Tracking down problems within a process loop can be a difficult challenge in the best of environments. Doing so in an area that has the potential for explosion takes the degree of difficulty to another level.

Pyrometer cooling up to 315°C
September 2021, Temperature Measurement , R&C Instrumentation

The ThermoJacket from Raytek and Fluke Process Instruments gives users the ability to use selected sensing heads in ambient temperatures up to 315°C.

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