IBG
Afrilek Automation

Unit 26 A, Merinda Industrial Park, Cnr Rudo Nell & Bisset Road, Hughes, Boksburg

tel:  
+27 11 372 9340
cell:  
+27 82 337 9897
email:  
sales@afrilek.com
url:  
www.afrilek.com

Iso Certification ISO 9001:2015

Core business offering: Afrilek provides complete automation and electrical solutions, along with service and support for production facilities. The company provides EC&I solutions for clients and is involved at every stage of the project life cycle, also providing professional support after project completion.


Douglas, Grant
Managing Director
grant@afrilek.com
Naidoo, Pregs
Technical Sales Director
pregs@afrilek.com
Roberts, Clinton
Durban Branch Manager
clinton@afrilek.com
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(System Integrator)
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(Sole Agency)
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(System Integrator)
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(System Integrator)
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(System Integrator)
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(System Integrator)
Section - Computers & Software
-Computers
- desktop
- laptop
- servers
- tablet
- workstations
-Industrial computers
- Board level
- Compact, embeddable (PC/104, PCI, ISA bus) modules
- Explosion protected
- Flat-panel
- Pentium architecture
- PLC plug-in
- Rackmount
- RISC architecture
- Wall mounted, embeddable
- x86
-Input devices
- Joysticks
- Keyboard/video/mouse (KVM) extenders & switches
- Keyboards
- Mice, trackerballs
- Network interfaces (see I/O table)
- 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
-Electrical design
-Instrumentation design
-Motion control system design
-Communication medium
- Copper
- Optical fibre
- Radio
-Communication standard
- Ethernet/IP
- Fieldbus
- Modbus
- 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
- Batch production
- Data acquisition, analysis
- Direct control
- Drivers
- DSP (digital signal processing) software
- Link to Windows databases
- Manufacturing execution systems (MES)
- Operator interface
- Programming languages
- Soft PLC
- System simulation/PID tuning
-Datasharing
- OPC clients
- OPC servers
-Language
- Java
- MS Visual Basic
- OOP (e.g. Visual C++)
- PLC languages
-Network communications
- Fieldbus
- Low-level networks
- TCP/IP
-Operating systems
- Windows 2000
- Windows 3.1
- Windows 7
- Windows 95/98
- Windows CE
- Windows NT
- Windows XP
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Ethernet-based systems
-Machine health monitoring
-PC based data acquisition
- automatic data acquisition
- data acquisition cards
- distributed data acquisition
- presentation/analysis software
-Radio frequency tags
-Standalone data loggers
-Emissions management
-Maintenence management
-MES - Manufacturing Execution Systems
-MIS - Management Information Systems
-Operator training simulators
-Process simulation & design
-Process/capacity planning
-Product data interchange
-Production management systems
-Utility optimisation
-Monitors
- chlorine
- corrosion
- density
- dust
- moisture
- radiation
- vibration
-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
- 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
- infrared (IR)
- radio link
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-Handheld/portable
- Hardwired point-to-point Profibus device calibrator/configurator
- Network capable HART device calibrator/configurator
- Network capable Profibus device calibrator/configurator
- Wireless HART device calibrator/configurator
- Wireless Profibus device calibrator/configurator
-Out-of-stream/ex situ
- Hydraulic fluid filtration/conditioning
- Pneumatic air filtration/conditioning
-In-stream/in situ
- General purpose data-logger
- Linear alignment
- Pneumatic air
- Thermal imaging/thermography
- Vibration/balance
-Bench
- Hydraulic fluid analyser/tester
- Instrument power supply
-Handheld/portable
- Multimeter
- Vibration/balance
-Condition monitoring
- Remote site condition monitoring
-Consulting
- Technical
-Education & training
- Instructor-led
- Onsite
-Maintenance
- Hardware repair
- Maintenance
- Planning
- Predictive maintenance
- Site-embedded maintenance
- Testing
-Optimisation
- Energy
-Performance monitoring
- Energy
- Installation
- Process/production
-Asset related
- Asset management software for intellectual assets (engineering related)
-Calibration, configuration & adjustment
- Networkable HART device calibration/configuration
- Networkable Profibus device calibration/configuration
- Networkable proprietary device calibration/configuration
- Point-to-point HART device calibration/configuration
- Point-to-point Profibus device calibration/configuration
- Point-to-point proprietary device calibration/configuration
- Wireless HART device calibration/configuration
- Wireless Profibus device calibration/configuration
- Wireless proprietary device calibration/configuration
-Education & training
- Competency-based learning
- Simulation for training
-IoT driver & OPC software
-Maintenance
- Computerised maintenance management (CMM)
- Decision support
- Planning & scheduling
- Predictive maintenance
- Preventive maintenance
- Reliability engineering
-Optimisation & efficiency
- Energy optimisation
- Expert systems
- Maintenance optimisation
- Process/production modelling
- Root cause analysis
- Simulation for optimisation
- Spares inventory optimisation
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
-Circular DIN, control
-Circular, mixed signal
-Circular, power
-Coaxial connectors
-D-subminiature
-Fieldbus interface
-Harsh environment
-High temperature
-I/O
-Optical fibre
-Rectangular, control, signal
-Rectangular, mixed signal
-Rectangular, power
-Termination tooling
-Thermocouple
-Batteries
- Secondary (rechargeable)
-Battery chargers
-Load management
-Mains AC-DC converters
-Mains/power conditioners
-Power factor correction
-Solar energy converters
-Standby power generators
-Uninterruptible power supplies
-19" racking
-Accessories
-Boxes - electronics
- Metal construction
-Cabinets
- Explosion protected
- Free-standing
- Industrial computers
- Wall mount
-Canopies
-Desks, consoles, furniture
-EMC control
- Shielded enclosures
-Enclosures (special)
- Corrosion proof
- Environmentally protected
-Pole mount accessories
-Pole mount accessories (stainless steel)
-Sub-rack systems
-Thermal control
- Fans, blowers
- Heat exchangers/airconditioners
- Heatsinks
-Heavy duty power switching
-Relays
- DIN-rail mount
- General purpose, control
- Plug-in
- Solid state (photo MOS)
- Solid state (zero-crossing)
- Time delay
-Switches
- Intrinsically safe
- Key-lock
- Magnetic
- Membrane, custom
- Pushbutton-control
-Busbar
-Cable glands
-Cable grommets
-Cable jointing kits
-Cable sleeving
-Cable tie installing tools
-Cable ties
-Cable/terminal marking systems
-Cable/terminal marking systems (stainless steel)
-Cabling conduit
-Ducting, trunking
-Electrical power
-Fibre-optic jointing kit
-Heat-shrink guns
-Heat-shrink tubing
-Insulating tape, coloured
-Lacing cord/ribbon
-Mounting clips, clamps
-Sleeve application tools
-CBE (circuit breakers for equipment)
-Compressor anti-surge
-Emergency stop switches
-EMI suppression filters
- Power-line
- Signal line
-Fuses
- Fast-acting
- Normal
- Slow-blow
-Gas burner safety control
-Hazardous gas detection
-IS barriers, signal isolation
-Key-lock switches
-Optical isolators
-Protection relays
- Over/under voltage
- Over-current
- Phase balance
- Phase sequence
- Pump protection
- Thermal overload, motor protection
-Safety limit switches
-Surge protection/suppression
- Lightning arrestors
-Thermal magnetic circuit breakers
-Visible alarms
- Annunciator displays
- Indicator lights
- Industrial beacons
- LED
-DIN rail-mount
-Fieldbus terminal blocks
-Fuse terminal blocks
-I/O system
-Patching/cross-connection
-PLC interface
-Pluggable terminal blocks
-Screwed clamp
-Tab connector blocks (panel)
-Thermocouple
-Wire wrap
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-4-20mA analog loop
-ASI
-ControlNet
-DCS Data Highway
-DeviceNet
-EtherCat
-Ethernet
-Foundation Fieldbus
-HART
-Interbus-S
-Modbus
-Network analysers
- ASI
- ControlNet
- DCS Data Highway
- DeviceNet
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus Foundation
- HART
- Modbus
- PLC Data Highway
- Profibus
- Profinet
- Proprietary
- RS232/422/485
-PLC Data Highway
-Profibus
-Profinet
-Proprietary
-Remote I/O
-RS232/422/485
-Wireless (for industrial application only)
-Antennas
- extension cables
- indoor
- outdoor
-Power supplies
- batteries
- solar
-WirelessHART
- access points
- development kit
- field devices - actuators
- field devices - adaptors
- field devices - controllers
- field devices - transmitters
- gateways
- network managers
- protocol stack
- repeaters
- security managers
- wireless handheld terminals
- WirelessHART adaptors
-Wireless Ethernet port adaptor (aka modem)
-Wireless gateways
-Wireless I/O - analogue
-Wireless I/O - discrete
-Wireless I/O networks
-Wireless multihop range extenders
-Wireless range extenders/repeaters
-Wireless sensor networks
-Wireless serial port adaptor (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) (aka modem)
-WiFi
- Ethernet port adaptor (aka modem)
- gateways - ADSL
- gateways - Bluetooth
- gateways - Ethernet
- handhelds (PDAs, tablets, smartphones, etc)
-WiFI
- serial port adaptor (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) (aka modem)
-Bluetooth 3+HS/4
- access point - IP
- Ethernet port Bluetooth adaptors (aka modem)
- I/O analogue
- I/O discrete
- serial port Bluetooth adaptors (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) (aka modem)
-Bluetooth Classic
- Ethernet port Bluetooth adaptors (aka modem)
-ZigBee PRO
- field devices - building automation
-ZigBee
- field devices - building automation
- smart energy devices
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-Electric
-Emergency shutdown
-Hydraulic
-Limit switches
-Partial stroke testing devices
-Pneumatic
-Valve position transmitters
- Valve positioners
-Control valves (applications)
- Pump protection
- Safety release
- Slurry control
- Steam conditioning
- Steam de-superheaters
-Control valves (type)
- Ball
- Butterfly
-Eccentric plug
-Lined valves
-Manifolds
-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
- Cascade control
- Logic
- Maths/calculations
- Pattern/profile
- PID/PD
- Ratio control
- Scaling of I/O
-Inputs
- 0/4-20mA
- mV/V
- RTD
- Strain gauge
- Thermocouple
-Number of loops
- >16
- 1-16
-Outputs
- 0/4-20 mA
- 0-5V
- mA/mV
- Pulse
- Relay contact
-Panel size (mm)
- 150x150
- 24x48
- 48x48
- 48x96
- 72x72
- 96x96
-Visual display
-DCS
-Emergency shut-down systems
-Entry level DCS
-Networked controllers
-PACs - Programmable Automation Controllers
-AC control
- Closed loop
- Inverters - 1 phase AC
- Inverters - 3 phase AC
- Soft starter
-AC motors
- Induction motors - geared motor units
- Induction motors - over 10kW
- Induction motors - up to 10kW
-DC control
- 4-quadrant control
- Speed control
-DC motors
- Brushless
- Geared
- Permanent magnet
-Flowmeters (type)
- Coriolis
- Custody transfer
- Differential pressure (DP)
- Doppler ultrasonic
- Magnetic/electromagnetic
- Positive displacement
- Solids
- Target
- Thermal dispersion/calorific
- Turbine
- Variable area
-Monitors/indicators
-Pipeline monitors
-Potable water meters
-Regulators
-Switches
-Totalisers and correlators
-Intrinsic safety
- Isolating interface units
- Sensors
- Solenoid valves
- Transmitters - flow
- Transmitters - level
- Transmitters - pressure
- Transmitters - temperature
- Valve positioners
-Pressurisation
-Type 'n' protection
-Accessories
-Accumulators
-Actuators
-Couplings
-Cylinders
-Filters
-Hoses & fittings
-Motors
-Pumps
-Seals
-Valves
-Analytics & reporting
-Artificial intelligence
-Asset/calibration management
-Industrial IT & networking
-Information/network security
-Smart sensors
-Specialist consulting services
-System simulation
-Wireless network/service providers
-Capacitive & conductive
-Fibre-optic
-Float-operated
-Loadcell
-Microwave, guided & radar
-Pressure/hydrostatic
-Tank gauging
-Thermistor / thermal
-Tilt switch
-Ultrasonic
-Visual inspection systems
-Automatic dispensing systems
-Batching
-Belt scales
-Blending
-Check weighers
-Density
-Drum filling
-Impact plate
-In-motion
-Loadcell
-Weigh bridges
-Alarm indicators
-Analog panel meters
-Annunciator panels
-Digital panel meters
-Digital process indicators
-Displays
- Bar graphs
- Characters
- CRT
- Display wall (control room)
- LCD, flat-panel
- Programmable message
- Touchscreens
-Handheld terminals
-HMI
-Keyboards
- Custom
- Desktop
- Flat-panel
- Rackmount
- Sealed
-Keypads
- Harsh-environment
-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
-Scan rate less than 1ms per step
-Scan rate more than 1ms per step
-Actuators
- Rotary
-Controllers/logic devices
-Motors
-Pressure/vacuum switches
-Valves
- Servo
-Computer interfaces
-Control transducers
- Displacement/position transducers
-Programmable motion control systems
- Custom system design
- Hydraulic drive systems
- Pneumatic drive systems
- Servo systems
- Stepper systems
-Rotary encoders
-Servo motors
- DC motors
-Differential pressure transducers
-Instrument manifolds
-Manometers
-Pressure gauges/indicators
-Pressure switches
-Pressure-electrical transducers
-Regulators
- Pilot operated pressure reducing
-Capacitive
-Inductive
-Infrared
-Laser
-Limit switch
-Machine guard
-Magnetic
-Photoelectric
-Ultrasonic
-Robots
-Anemometers
-Current
-Density
-Displacement
-Fibre-optic
-Flow
-Gas
-Humidity
-Level
-Loadcell
-Mass
-Metal detectors
-Moisture
-Radiation
-Strain gauges
-Thickness
-Vibration
-Converters
- A-D
- D-A
- mV/current
- Power (VAR, F, kWh, etc.)
- Programmable
-Isolators
-Heat flow monitors
-Infrared (IR) line scan
-Panel-mount indicators
-Temperature switches
-Thermocouple extension cables
-Thermocouple reference units
-Thermocouples (Type S, T, etc)
-Counters
- Panel mount
- Rail mount
-Timers
- Analog
- Digital
- Panel mount
- Rail mount
-Control signal
-Frequency
-Gas
-pH
-Pneumatic
-Resistance
Section - Services & Systems
-Consulting engineers
- Gap analysis
- Project management
- Systems specification
-Contractors
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Maintenance
- Panel builders
- Process control
- System wiring/installation
-Hardware repair
-Programmers
- DCS
- MES/CIM
- Other
- PLC
- scada
-Project Management
-System integration/consulting
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Information systems
- Other
- Process control
- Scada/DCS/PLC
- Telemetry
-Training (excluding supplier/product specific training)
-Batch production
-Blending
-Boiler/furnace control
-Building management
-Chemicals
-Energy management
-Environmental control & monitoring
-Food & beverage
-Furnace control & management
-HVAC control
-Induction heating systems
-Injection moulding
-Mining & metals
-Petrochemical
-Pharmaceutical
-Power generation & distribution
-Pulp & paper
-Rubber & plastics
-Sugar
-Water & waste water
Section - Test, Measurement & Calibration
-Analysers
- Basis weight, consistency
- Boiler feed water
- Chlorine
- Density
- Dissolved oxygen
- Distillation
- Flotation froth
- Flue gas
- Gas
- On-line process
- Single element
- Suspended solids
-Chambers (environmental/temperature)
-Conductivity
-GLC & HPLC
-pH
-Pyrometers
-Redox measurement
-Sampling equipment
- Gases
- Liquids
- Solids
-Turbidity meters
-Loop optimisation analysers & software
-RTD simulators/calibrators
-Thermocouple simulators
-Bonding/earthing
-Clampmeters
-Electrostatic measurements
-Insulation testers
-Logic probes/pulsers
-Magnetic measurements
-Mains power analysers
-Multimeters
-Oscilloscopes
-Pipe & cable locators
-Portable power meters
-Leak detection
-Levelling & sag
-Temperature
-Temperature profiling
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