IBG
Mzukulu Technologies

49 Balmoral Drive, Durban North

tel:  
+27 31 303 1708
fax:  
+27 86 602 3008
cell:  
+27 84 414 4412
email:  
[email protected]
url:  
www.mzukulu.co.za

Core business offering: IIoT products and solutions.


Sikhakhane, Paul
Director
[email protected]
Beckhoff
(System Integrator)
Inductive Automation (Ignition scada)
(Shared Agency)
Masibus
(Sole Agency)
Mitsubishi Electric
(System Integrator)
Moxa
(System Integrator)
Omron
(System Integrator)
Section - Computers & Software
-Computers
- desktop
- laptop
- servers
- workstations
-Industrial computers
- Explosion protected
- Flat-panel
- Rackmount
- x86
-Input devices
- Keyboard/video/mouse (KVM) extenders & switches
- Keyboards
- Mice, trackerballs
- Touchscreens
-PC function cards, modules
- Graphics accelerator
- Mass storage optical
- Memory, solid state disk
-Peripherals
- CRT/LCD terminals
- Monitors/display systems
- Printers
-Communication medium
- Copper
- Optical fibre
- Radio
-Communication standard
- Ethernet/IP
- Fieldbus
- Modbus
- Other
- RS232/485/422
-Distributed I/O systems
- 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
- Data acquisition, analysis
- Link to Windows databases
- Manufacturing execution systems (MES)
- Operator interface
- Programming languages
- Soft PLC
- System simulation/PID tuning
-Datasharing
- Clipboard
- DDE
- OLE
- OPC clients
- OPC servers
-Language
- C, Pascal, etc
- Java
- PLC languages
-Network communications
- Fieldbus
- TCP/IP
-Operating systems
- Linux
- Windows XP
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Barcode systems
- Automated
- Printers
-Ethernet-based systems
-In-transit temperature/event
-Logging printers
-Machine health monitoring
-PC based data acquisition
- automatic data acquisition
- distributed data acquisition
-Recorders
- events
-Standalone data loggers
-CIM/CAM - Computer Integrated/Aided Manufacturing
-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
- 0-16
- 16-64
-Operating system
- Linux
- 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)
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-Condition monitoring
- Remote site condition monitoring
-Consulting
- Technical
-Education & training
- Computer-based
- Instructor-led
- Onsite
-Maintenance
- Predictive maintenance
-Performance monitoring
- Energy
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-DCS
-Entry level DCS
-Networked controllers
-Flowmeters (application)
- Batching
-Flowmeters (type)
- Differential pressure (DP)
- Magnetic/electromagnetic
-Monitors/indicators
-Switches
-Totalisers and correlators
-Analytics & reporting
-Artificial intelligence
-Big data & cloud technologies
-Industrial IT & networking
-M2M communication
-Smart sensors
-Specialist consulting services
-Fibre-optic
-Loadcell
-Microwave, guided & radar
-Ultrasonic
-Vibrating fork
-Machine vision sensors
-Machine vision systems
-Visual inspection systems
-Automatic dispensing systems
-Batching
-Blending
-Check weighers
-Coriolis
-Drum filling
-Loadcell
-Alarm indicators
-Analog panel meters
-Digital panel meters
-Digital process indicators
-Displays
- Bar graphs
- Characters
- CRT
- Display wall (control room)
- LCD, flat-panel
- Programmable message
- Touchscreens
-HMI
-Keyboards
- Desktop
- Flat-panel
-Keypads
- Harsh-environment
- Outdoor (weather-proof)
-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
-Display
-Multiprocessor
-Networking organisation
- Host-to-PLC link
- PLC-to-PLC
- Remote I/O
-Networking
- 20 mA loop
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus
- PLC-to-PLC
- Proprietary data bus
- Remote I/O
- RS232, RS422, RS485
-Operator interface panel
-PACs - Programmable Automation Controllers
-Programming
- Diagnostic software
- Documenting software
- Function block diagram
- High level (C, Basic, etc.)
- IEC 1131
- Ladder diagram (relay logic)
- Logic diagram
- Sequential function chart
-Scan rate less than 1µs per step
-Control transducers
- Displacement/position transducers
-Programmable motion control systems
- Custom system design
- Servo systems
- Stepper systems
-Rotary encoders
-Servo amplifiers
- Electronic
- Magnetic
-Servo motors
- Brushless DC motors
- Cage rotor induction motors
- Geared motor units
- Linear motors
- Stepper motors
- Synchro motors
-Differential pressure transducers
-Pressure switches
-Pressure-electrical transducers
-Capacitive
-Colour mark
-Edge detection
-Inductive
-Laser
-Limit switch
-Photoelectric
-Humidity
-Presence
-Strain gauges
-Vibration
-Converters
- A-D
- D-A
- mV/current
-Isolators
-Root extractors
-Panel-mount indicators
-Pyrometers (IR non-contact)
-RTDs (Pt 100, Ni)
-Temperature switches
-Control signal
-Electrical power
-Frequency
-Humidity
-Temperature
-Vibration
-Wireless
Section - Services & Systems
-Consulting engineers
- Project management
- Systems specification
-Contractors
- Factory automation
- Process control
- System wiring/installation
-Programmers
- DCS
- MES/CIM
- PLC
- scada
-System integration/consulting
- Factory automation
- Process control
- Scada/DCS/PLC
- Telemetry
-Training (excluding supplier/product specific training)
-Batch production
-Boiler/furnace control
-Chemicals
-Energy management
-Environmental control & monitoring
-Furnace control & management
-HVAC control
-Sugar
-Water & waste water
Section - Test, Measurement & Calibration
-0/4-20 mA loop simulators/calibrators
-mV simulators/calibrators
-Pressure simulators/calibrators
-RTD simulators/calibrators
-Thermocouple simulators
-Humidity
-Temperature
-Vibration/machine health
- Physical contact
News from Mzukulu Technologies:
Inductive Automation’s I­gnition technology offers potential to ­disrupt the market
July 2018, SCADA/HMI, Mzukulu Technologies

‘Ignition by Inductive Automation’ is an industrial software platform with a variety of modules that can be combined to create custom HMI, scada and MES solutions.

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AI is driving data centres to the edge
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