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Impact Measurement Solutions
Impact Measurement Solutions

No 2 Molten Road, Delville Business Park, Germiston

tel:  
+27 11 020 5160
fax:  
+27 11 020-5160
cell:  
+27 82 929 4128
email:  
sales@impactmeasurementsolutions.co.za
url:  
www.impactmeasurementsolutions.co.za

Core business offering: Impact Measurement Solutions is a specialist automation company providing complete electrical, instrumentation, process control, engineering, telemetry and scada solutions in the process control, water management and data acquisition fields. The company makes use of flowmeters, data acquisition systems and equipment, drives and HMIs.


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Section - Computers & Software
-Computers
- desktop
- laptop
- servers
- tablet
- workstations
-Industrial computers
- Flat-panel
- PLC plug-in
- Rackmount
- RISC architecture
- Wall mounted, embeddable
- x86
-Input devices
- Joysticks
- Keyboard/video/mouse (KVM) extenders & switches
- Keyboards
- Mice, trackerballs
- Pens, wands
- Touchscreens
-PC function cards, modules
- Counter/timer
- Graphics accelerator
- I/O (analog/digital)
- IEEE-488 (HPIB)
- Image processing
- Mass storage magnetic
- Mass storage optical
- Mass storage tape
- Memory, solid state disk
- Relay
-Peripherals
- CRT/LCD terminals
- Hot-swappable power supplies
- Monitors/display systems
- Printers
-CAD
-Chemical design
-Electrical design
-Instrumentation design
-Mechanical design
-Motion control system design
-Plant design
-Safety engineering
-Simulation systems
-Communication medium
- Copper
- Optical fibre
- Radio
-Communication standard
- Ethernet/IP
- Fieldbus
- Modbus
- Other
- RS232/485/422
-Distributed I/O systems
- PC-104 system
- PC-centric
- PLC-centric
-I/O blocks/modules
-Mounting methods
- DIN rail
- Panel/rack mount modules
- Plug in cards
-Operating features
- Diagnostic capability
- High temperature
- Intrinsically safe
- Sealed units
-Signal modules
- Analog
- Digital
- Mixed
-Applications
- Alarm management
- Artificial intelligence
- Asset management
- Batch production
- Calibration management
- Data acquisition, analysis
- Digital signal processing (DSP)
- Direct control
- Drivers
- Dynamic link to libraries (DLL)
- Expert systems
- Facility optimisation
- Fuzzy logic
- Link to windows databases
- Manufacturing execution systems (MES)
- MRP, tracking, business
- Operator interface
- Programming languages
- Soft PLC
- SPC/SQC
- System simulation/PID tuning
- Virtual instruments
-Datasharing
- Clipboard
- DDE
- OLE
- OPC clients
- OPC servers
-Language
- Assembler language
- C, Pascal, etc
- Java
- MS Visual Basic
- OOP (e.g. Visual C++)
- PLC languages
- Provides OCXs
-Network communications
- DSCNet
- Fieldbus
- IPX/SPX
- Low-level networks
- NetBEUI
- TCP/IP
-Operating Systems
- .Net
-Operating systems
- BeOS
- DOS
- Java
- Linux
- MacOS
- OS2 Warp
- QNX
- SPC
- Unix
- Vx Works
- Windows 2000
- Windows 3.1
- Windows 95/98
- Windows CE
- Windows NT
- Windows XP
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Barcode systems
- Automated
- Handheld
- Printers
-Dotcode systems
-Ethernet-based systems
-In-transit temperature/event
-Logging printers
-Machine health monitoring
-PC based data acquisition
- A-D conversion boards
- automatic data acquisition
- data acquisition cards
- distributed data acquisition
- intranet system
- presentation/analysis software
-Portable data collection terminal
-Radio frequency tags
-Recorders
- chart paper
- circular chart
- disposable pens
- events
- instrumentation magtape
- paperless
- strip chart
- videographic
-CIM/CAM - Computer Integrated/Aided Manufacturing
-EDMS - Engineering Document Management Systems
-EMI - Enterprise Manufacturing Intelligence
-Emissions management
-ISO 9000 management systems
-Maintenence management
-MES - Manufacturing Execution Systems
-MIS - Management Information Systems
-MRP - Manufacturing Resource Planning
-Operator training simulators
-Process simulation & design
-Process/capacity planning
-Product data interchange
-Production management systems
-Quality management
-Utility optimisation
-Warehouse management systems
-Anemometers
-Barometers
-Hygrometers
-Meteorological instrumentation
-Monitors
- air quality
- blast
- chlorine
- corrosion
- density
- dust
- effluent
- flame
- gas
- moisture
- noise
- opacity
- radiation
- scale build-up
- vibration
- water quality
-Sampling equipment
- gases
- liquids
- solids
-Alarms
-Integration into MES and ERP systems
-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
- .Net
- Linux
- OS/2 Warp
- QNX
- Unix
- Windows 2000
- Windows 95/98
- Windows NT
-Redundancy
-Reports
-Standalone version available
-Cable telemetry
- copper wire
- Ethernet LAN
- fibre optic
-Radio telemetry
-Remote sensing & control
- cable link
- cellular
- from rotating shaft
- infrared (IR)
- radio link
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-Handheld/portable
- Linear alignment
Section - Miscellaneous Hardware
-Power
- Armoured
- PVC
- Silicon
-Signal
- 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
-Explosion-proof
-Harsh environment
-High temperature
-Thermocouple
-Watertight
-Batteries
- Secondary (rechargeable)
-DC-DC converters
-Instrument power supplies
-Mains/power conditioners
-Power factor correction
-Solar energy converters
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-4-20mA analog loop
-Arcnet
-ASI
-CANbus
-CC-Link
-Conet
-ControlNet
-DCS Data Highway
-DeviceNet
-EIA-485
-EtherCat
-Ethernet
-Foundation Fieldbus
-Genius LAN
-HART
-IEEE-488
-Interbus-S
-LONWorks
-Melsecnet
-Modbus
-Network analysers
- Arcnet
- ASI
- Beckhoff I/O
- CANbus
- CC-Link
- Conet
- ControlNet
- DCS Data Highway
- DeviceNet
- EIA-485
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus Foundation
- Genius LAN
- HART
- IEEE-48
- Interbus-S
- LONWorks
- Melsecnet
- Modbus
- PLC Data Highway
- Profibus
- Profinet
- Proprietary
- RS232/422/485
- SDS
- Seriplex
- Token ring
- Universal Serial Bus (USB)
- World FIP
-PLC Data Highway
-Profibus
-Profinet
-Proprietary
-Remote I/O
-RS232/422/485
-SDS
-Seriplex
-Token ring
-Universal Serial Bus (USB)
-Wireless (for industrial application only)
-WorldFIP
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-Electric
-Hydraulic
-Limit switches
-Partial stroke testing devices
-Pneumatic
-Valve position transmitters
- Valve positioners
-Control valves (applications)
- Cryogenic
- Globe - sanitary
- Hygienic
- Re-circulating
- Safety release
- Severe service/harsh application valves
- Slurry control
- Steam conditioning
- Steam de-superheaters
-Control valves (type)
- Ball
- Butterfly
-Eccentric plug
-Globe
- double seated
- split-body
- three-way
-Lined valves
-Manifolds
-Pinch-type sleeve
-Rotary control valves
-Shut tight valves
-Sliding/knife gate
-Solenoid
-Weir-type diaphragm
-Communications
- Fieldbus
- Proprietary
- RS232
- RS422/RS485
-Functionality
- Adaptive gain
- Auto/self tuning
- Logic
- Maths/calculations
- PID/PD
-Inputs
- 0/4-20mA
- Thermocouple
-Number of loops
- >16
- 1-16
-Outputs
- 0/4-20 mA
- 0-5V
-Panel size (mm)
- 72x72
- 96x96
-Visual display
-DCS
-Emergency shut-down systems
-AC control
- Closed loop
- Flux vector
- Inverters - 1 phase AC
- Inverters - 3 phase AC
- Soft starter
-AC motors
- Induction motors - over 10kW
- Induction motors - up to 10kW
- Synchronous motors - brushless
- Synchronous motors - permanent magnet
-DC control
- Speed control
-Flowmeters (application)
- Batching
- Partially filled pipes/channels
-Flowmeters (type)
- Clamp-on, non-invasive
- Coriolis
- Custody transfer
- Differential pressure (DP)
- Doppler ultrasonic
- Magnetic/electromagnetic
- Mass
- Open channel, flume, weir
- Orifice plate, flow nozzle
- Pelton wheel
- Pitot tube
- Positive displacement
- Solids
- Target
- Thermal dispersion/calorific
- Turbine
- Variable area
- Venturi tube
- V-notch
- Vortex
- Wedge
-Monitors/indicators
-Pipeline monitors
-Potable water meters
-Regulators
-Switches
-Totalisers and correlators
-Explosion-proof
-Fire detection & extinguishing equipment
-Flameproof
-Gas detection
-Intrinsic safety
- 3.5 & 4.5 digit indicators
- 4-20 mA set-point stations
- Batch controllers
- Isolating interface units
- Multiplexers
- Sensors
- Shunt diode safety barriers
- Solenoid valves
- Sounders
- Totalisers
- Transmitters - flow
- Transmitters - level
- Transmitters - pressure
- Transmitters - temperature
- Valve positioners
-Pressurisation
-Type 'n' protection
-Accessories
-Accumulators
-Actuators
-Couplings
-Cylinders
-Filters
-Hoses & fittings
-Manifold systems
-Motors
-Oil coolers
-Pumps
-Seals
-Servo valves
-Valves
-Boiler sight glasses
-Capacitive & conductive
-Fibre optic
-Float-operated
-Loadcell
-Optical, laser
-Pressure/hydrostatic
-Rotary paddle
-Tank gauging
-Thermistor / thermal
-Tilt switch
-Ultrasonic
-Vibrating fork
-Automatic dispensing systems
-Batching
-Blending
-Coriolis
-Density
-Drum filling
-Impact plate
-In-motion
-Loadcell
-Weigh bridges
-Actuators
- Linear
- Rotary
-Air dryers
-Controllers/logic devices
-Cylinders
- Double acting
- Positioners
- Rodless
- Single acting
-Filters
-Motors
-Pneumatic conveying systems
-Pressure/vacuum switches
-Seals
-Tubes & fittings
-Valves
- Check
- Flow
- Gauge
- Isolation
- Manifolds
- Pressure
- Servo
-Clutches and brakes
-Control transducers
- Displacement/position transducers
- Synchros & resolvers
- Tacho generators
- Tilt transducers
- Torque
-Flexible shafts
-Gearboxes
-Impactors - magnetic
-Programmable motion control systems
- Custom system design
- Hydraulic drive systems
- Pneumatic drive systems
- Servo systems
- Stepper systems
-Rotary encoders
-Servo amplifiers
- Electronic
- Magnetic
-Servo motors
- Brushless DC motors
- Cage rotor induction motors
- DC motors
- Geared motor units
- Linear motors
- Stepper motors
- Synchro motors
-Differential pressure transducers
-Instrument manifolds
-Manometers
-Pressure gauges/indicators
-Pressure switches
-Pressure-electrical transducers
-Regulators
- Pilot operated pressure reducing
- Rupture disk
- Self-acting back pressure
- Self-acting pressure reducing
-Air-operated
-Centrifugal
- Glandless (without seal)
- Inline
- Multistage
- Self-priming
-Dosing/metering
-Positive displacement
- Diaphragm
- Gear
- Hand-operated
- Lobe
- Peristaltic
- Piston
- Proportioning/dosing
- Rotary ball
- Vane
-Submersible
-Vacuum
-Peripherals
- grippers
- welding
-Robots
-Acoustic
-Anemometers
-Current
-Density
-Displacement
-Fibre-optic
-Flow
-Gas
-Hall-effect
-Hole/tear
-Humidity
-Interface in solids/liquids
-Level
-Light intensity
-Loadcell
-Mass
-Metal detectors
-Moisture
-Other
-Presence
-Radiation
-Strain gauges
-Tactile
-Thickness
-Vibration
-Amplifiers & pre-amplifiers
-Converters
- A-D
- D-A
- I-P, P-I
- mV/current
- Power (VAR, F, kWh etc)
- Programmable
-Isolators
-Multiplexers
-Root extractors
-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
-Thermistors (PTC, NTC)
-Thermocouple extension cables
-Thermocouple reference units
-Thermocouples (Type S, T, etc)
-Thermowells
-Counters
- Batch
- Handheld tally
- Mechanical
- Panel mount
- Rail mount
-Timers
- Analog
- Digital
- Panel mount
- Rail mount
-Conductivity
-Control signal
-Differential pressure
-Electrical power
-Flow
-Frequency
-Gas
-Humidity
-Level
-pH
-Pneumatic
-Pressure
-Resistance
-Temperature
-Universal, programmable
-Vibration
-Wireless
Section - Services & Systems
-Contractors
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Industrial lighting
- Maintenance
- Materials handling
- Panel builders
- Process control
- System wiring/installation
-Programmers
- DCS
- MES/CIM
- Other
- PLC
- Scada
-Project Management
-System integration/consulting
- CIM/CAM
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Information systems
- Materials handling
- Other
- Process control
- Production management
- Quality control
- Scada/DCS/PLC
- Telemetry
- Warehousing
-Training (excluding supplier/product specific training)
-Automotive
-Batch production
-Blending
-Boiler/furnace control
-Building management
-Chemicals
-Compressed air
-Energy management
-Environmental control & monitoring
-Extrusion control
-Food & beverage
-Furnace control & management
-Gas, infrared heating systems
-HVAC control
-Induction heating systems
-Injection moulding
-Kiln Control
-Laboratory control & management
-Laser-based
- cutting, drilling
- marking
- welding
-Marine
-Materials handling
-Mining & metals
-Packaging and Labelling
-Petrochemical
-Pharmaceutical
-Power generation & distribution
-Pulp & paper
-Rubber & plastics
-Shop-floor data collection
-Sugar
-Textiles
-Trace heating
-Transportation
-Water & waste water
Section - Test, Measurement & Calibration
-Analysers
- Ash content
- Basis weight, consistency
- Boiler feed water
- Carbon concentration
- Chlorine
- Colorimetric
- Combustion
- Density
- Dissolved oxygen
- Distillation
- Flotation froth
- Flue gas
- Gas
- Gas chromatograph
- Gaseous contaminants
- Hydrocarbon
- Liquid chromatograph
- On-line process
- Oxygen
- Particles
- Single element
- Suspended solids
- Viscosity
-Chambers (environmental/temperature)
-Conductivity
-GLC & HPLC
-ORP
-Petroleum testing
-pH
-pH handheld
-Polarimetry
-Pyrometers
-Redox measurement
-Reference Materials
-Sampling equipment
- Gases
- Liquids
- Solids
-Spectrometers (UV, IR, etc)
-Turbidity meters
-0/4-20 mA loop simulators/calibrators
-Calibration services (SANAS accredited etc.)
-Deadweight testers
-Decade boxes, R/I/C
-Documenting process calibrators
-Flow calibrators
-Frequency, time simulators/calibrators
-Loop optimisation analysers & software
-mV simulators/calibrators
-Power, energy calibrators
-Pressure simulators/calibrators
-Reference materials (certified)
-RF reflectometers
-RTD simulators/calibrators
-Spectrometers
-Strain gauge simulators/calibrators
-Temperature (dry block)
-Temperature baths
-Thermistor simulators
-Thermocouple simulators
-Bonding/earthing
-Clampmeters
-Electrostatic measurements
-Insulation testers
-Logic probes/pulsers
-Magnetic measurements
-Mains power analysers
-Multimeters
-Ohmmeters
-Oscilloscopes
-Phase rotation
-Pipe & cable locators
-Portable power meters
-Scope & DMM combinations
-Servo/synchro testers
-Synchro/resolver simulators
-X/Y, Y/t chart recorders
-Adhesion
-Alignment systems (shaft)
-Balances, mass
-Calorimetry (steam qualify)
-Clarity
-Coating thickness
-Corrosion
-Crack/flaw
-Density
-Dimension gauging
-Dust level
-Dynamic balancing systems
-Flash point
-Force
-Geiger-Müller counters
-Gloss (paint materials)
-Hardness testers
-Humidity
-Leak detection
-Levelling & sag
-Light level
-Magnetic material
-Melt flow indices
-Moisture content
-Noise/sound level
-Oil in water
-Optical/Visual (incl fibre-based camera scopes)
-Particle size
-Pinhole/porosity
-Pipe-line integrity
-Pyrometers
-Radiographic inspection
-Roughness
-Scratch
-Strain gauging
-Stroboscopes
-Surface roughness
-Tachometers
-Temperature
-Temperature profiling
-Thermal imaging
-Thickness, wall, plating
-Velocity
-Vibration/machine health
- Non-contact/ultrasonic
- Physical contact
-Viscosity
-Water-in-oil
-X-Ray testing
News from Impact Measurement Solutions:
IoT data logger
October 2019, Data Acquisition & Telemetry, Impact Measurement Solutions

IMS is known across the globe as a leading industry expert and manufacturer of condition monitoring data loggers and telemetry. The company performs data logger engineering, manufacturing and servicing ...

Micro flowmeter from Impact Measurement Solutions
September 2011, Flow Measurement & Control, Impact Measurement Solutions

The LFM Micro flowmeter, manufactured by German-based KEM is suitable for all types of low viscosity fluids in batching and filling. These include additives, pharmaceuticals, aromatic substances such ...

Coriolis meters for aggressive media
March 2011, Flow Measurement & Control, Impact Measurement Solutions

Impact Measurement Solutions has introduced its range of Coriolis meters sourced from KEM Kueppers in Germany which it says are ideally suited to measure mass flow, density, temperature and volume of ...

Industry news:
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September 2020, News, Technews Publishing (SA Instrumentation & Control)

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) recently had its fair share of exposure in South African industry circles. First, the German & EU Chamber’s Working Group Industry 4.0 kicked off a series of online ...

Safe operation of LNG tanks
September 2020, IS & Ex, Endress+Hauser South Africa

Endress+Hauser’s innovative instrumentation and advanced inventory management solutions for LNG storage tanks ensure safe operation of plant and high levels of inventory transparency.

Fully automated CIP system upgrade at a food factory
September 2020, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Hybrid Automation

Hybrid automation was recently approached to upgrade the CIP system at a food production plant based on the East Rand of Johannesburg.

WearCheck launches disinfectant tunnel
September 2020, News, Wearcheck Africa

To help South African companies ensure the health of their employees, WearCheck has created a unique HealthCheck disinfectant tunnel which can be situated at the entrance to work-sites or public spaces ...

Open Beckhoff technology sets adoption record
September 2020, News, Beckhoff Automation

Now, with 3000 officially registered device manufacturers, EtherCAT has the broadest base of adoption in the industrial Ethernet market.

New Modicon IIoT-ready controller
September 2020, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers, Schneider Electric South Africa

The Modicon M262 is IIoT-ready, designed and delivered with intuitive direct cloud connectivity and no gateways are required for OEMs to design solutions for performance demanding applications.

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