ABB South Africa (Motion)

ABB Campus, 2 Lake Road, Longmeadow Business Estate North, Modderfontein

+27 10 202 5000
[email protected]

Core business offering: ABB’s Motion Division offers a full portfolio of variable speed drives and motors in low-voltage and medium-voltage ratings, as well as the AC500 PLC portfolio. ABB South Africa has a facility in Alrode which is a build-and-service centre for large AC motors. The Longmeadow facility hosts a Drives Service Centre and Drives Training Centre.


tel: +27 11 617 2000
fax: +27 11 236 7570
[email protected]

tel: +27 31 533 7200
fax: +27 31 569 6995
[email protected]
Longmeadow, Modderfontein (HQ)

tel: +27 10 202 6995
fax: +27 11 579 8000
[email protected]
Port Elizabeth

tel: +27 41 364 0921
fax: +27 41 364 0868
[email protected]
McCree, Sean
Head of Product Management
[email protected]
Rughoonandan, Ritesh
National Sales Manager
[email protected]
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(Manufacturer, Sole Agency)
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Machine health monitoring
-ISO 9000 management systems
-Maintenence management
-Production management systems
- gas
- vibration
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
- Hardwired point-to-point device calibrator/configurator
- Hardwired point-to-point HART device calibrator/configurator
- Hardwired point-to-point Profibus device calibrator/configurator
- Network capable HART device calibrator/configurator
- Network capable Profibus device calibrator/configurator
- Network capable proprietary device calibrator/configurator
- Wireless HART device calibrator/configurator
- Wireless Profibus device calibrator/configurator
- Wireless proprietary device calibrator/configurator
-Condition monitoring
- Remote site condition monitoring
- Technical
-Education & training
- Instructor-led
- Onsite
- Maintenance
- Planning
- Predictive maintenance
-Asset related
- Asset management software for intellectual assets (engineering related)
- Enterprise asset management software (EAM)
-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
- Decision support
- Planning & scheduling
- Predictive maintenance
- Preventive maintenance
- Reliability engineering
-Optimisation & efficiency
- Asset optimisation
- Energy optimisation
- Expert systems
- Maintenance optimisation
- Root cause analysis
Section - Miscellaneous Hardware
-Boxes - electronics
- Plastic construction
- Free-standing
- Wall mount
-Enclosures (special)
- Corrosion proof
- Environmentally protected
-Reed relays
- Dry-contact
- DIN-rail mount
- General purpose, control
- Plug-in
- Key-lock
- Pushbutton-control
- Rotary selector
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-Network analysers
- PLC Data Highway
- Profibus
- Profinet
- 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
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
- Fieldbus
- RS232
- RS422/RS485
-Emergency shut-down systems
-Entry level DCS
-Networked controllers
-PACs - Programmable Automation Controllers
-AC control
- 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
- Synchronous motors - brushless
- Synchronous motors - permanent magnet
-DC control
- 4-quadrant control
- Speed control
-DC motors
- Brushless
- Geared
- Permanent magnet
- Wound field
-Flowmeters (type)
- Coriolis
- Mass
-Pipeline monitors
-Explosion proof
-Intrinsic safety
- Transmitters - flow
- Transmitters - level
- Transmitters - pressure
- Transmitters - temperature
- Valve positioners
-Analytics & reporting
-Asset/calibration management
-Industrial IT & networking
-Smart sensors
-Specialist consulting services
-Wireless network/service providers
-Networking organisation
- Host-to-PLC link
- PLC-to-PLC
- Remote I/O
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus
- PLC-to-PLC
- Proprietary data bus
- Remote I/O
- RS232, RS422, RS485
-Operator interface panel
-PACs - Programmable Automation Controllers
-Servo motors
- Brushless DC motors
- Cage rotor induction motors
- DC motors
- Geared motor units
- Synchro motors
- grippers
- welding
Section - Services & Systems
-Building management
-Energy management
-Environmental control & monitoring
-Food & beverage
-HVAC control
-Materials handling
-Mining & metals
-Power generation & distribution
-Pulp & paper
-Rubber & plastics
-Water & waste water
Section - Test, Measurement & Calibration
- Gas
- Oxygen
-Flow calibrators
-Thermistor simulators
-Leak detection
-Vibration/machine health
- Non-contact/ultrasonic
- Physical contact
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Unlocking value from data
April 2023, IT in Manufacturing, ABB South Africa (Motion)

Today’s digital technologies create vast quantities of data, which is where opportunities for improvement lie. However, much of it goes unused.

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STEMulator – a gift to the youth of the nation
I&C July 2024, News

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Millions of tons of grease and oil in our waterways
I&C July 2024, Motion Control & Drives, igus

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How engineering impacts on everyday life
I&C July 2024, News

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Schneider Electric celebrates Youth Day
I&C July 2024, News, Schneider Electric South Africa

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Inline pumps for space-saving applications
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