SWCH Technically

Unit 6, 8 Nicholson Road, Pinetown

+27 31 1000 373
+27 73 4327 049
[email protected]

Core business offering: engineering consultants (industrial project scoping, application engineering and commissioning). OEM for complete machine status availability (CMSA). Distributors of Autem PLC Analysers and Siemens products. Specialist consultants for Siemens variable speed drives. System integrators for general industrial system automation.

Mathebula, Nyiko
Sales & Marketing Director
[email protected]
Mshololo, Treasure
Technical Director
[email protected]
(Shared Agency)
(Manufacturer, System Integrator)
Section - Computers & Software
- Data acquisition, analysis
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-PC based data acquisition
- presentation/analysis software
- events
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
- Technical
-Education & training
- Computer-based
- Instructor-led
- Onsite
- Hardware repair
- Predictive maintenance
-Calibration, configuration & adjustment
- Networkable Profibus device calibration/configuration
-Optimisation & efficiency
- Expert systems
- Maintenance optimisation
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-Network analysers
- Fieldbus Foundation
- Profibus
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-AC control
- Closed loop
- Inverters - 1 phase AC
- Inverters - 3 phase AC
- Soft starter
-AC motors
- Induction motors - geared motor units
-DC control
- 4-quadrant control
- Speed control
- Fieldbus
- Diagnostic software
-Programmable motion control systems
- Servo systems
Section - Services & Systems
- Electrical
- Maintenance
- Process control
- scada
-System integration/consulting
- Electrical
- Factory automation
Industry news:
EtherCAT-based control technology for building automation
April 2024, Fieldbus & Industrial Networking, Beckhoff Automation

Modern non-residential buildings place many high demands on building automation. This can be optimally implemented with EtherCAT-based control technology from Beckhoff, which provides an efficient central automation architecture thanks to ultra-fast data communication.

BMG’s machine tools on show at Machine Tools Africa
April 2024, News, Bearing Man Group t/a BMG

BMG will be participating at the Machine Tools Africa exhibition. Its stand will showcase the company’s comprehensive range of quality branded tools and equipment, which has been carefully selected by specialists, to meet the exact requirements of customers in diverse sectors.

PCS stays up so you don’t have to
April 2024, System Integration & Control Systems Design, PCS Global

Maybe it’s time to look at a solution that stays online 99,99999% of the time so you don’t have to. This the world of Stratus computer platforms, tailor-made for your critical applications.

Redefining Industrial Automation with the new Festo Valve Terminal
April 2024, Valves, Actuators & Pump Control, Festo South Africa

Festo recently introduced its latest innovation in the form of the Valve Terminal VTUX. This invention marks the beginning of a new era in valve terminals, with its features making it an impressive solution for the future.

From the editor's desk: The weakest link
April 2024, News, Technews Publishing (SA Instrumentation & Control)

Lately I’ve been getting an ever-increasing number of articles on cybersecurity in my inbox. It’s easy to put it on the backburner, but there is no doubt that this is a very serious problem that’s not ...

Smart alternative for float switches
April 2024, Sensors & Transducers, ifm - South Africa

With the LI level sensor, you can reliably detect leakages and point levels on a permanent basis. The capacitive measuring system has no moving parts. Malfunction or maintenance issues due to deposits on the mechanical parts are therefore eliminated.

Advanced noise monitoring solutions
April 2024, Industrial Wireless

Noise pollution is a significant hazard in the mining industry, posing serious threats to worker health and safety. Probe IMT is implementing advanced noise monitoring solutions from Canadian monitoring specialist, M3SH Technology to foster healthier, safer and more productive work environments in the mining sector.

AI is driving data centres to the edge
April 2024, IT in Manufacturing, Schneider Electric South Africa

The data centre has become the cornerstone that links our digitally interconnected world. At the same time, the rapid growth and application of AI and machine learning (ML) is shaping the design and operation of data centres.

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