Flexible Electronic Systems

60 Director Road, Spartan Ext.24

+27 11 974 7744/7755
+27 11 974 2288
+27 82 553 0250

Core business offering: Supplier of CNC controls, AC/DC drives, PLCs, pneumatics, motion control systems, robots and robotic controls, rotary tables, slide units, encoders, planetary gearboxes, bellows and couplings, turrets and tool-holders, limit/proximity/safety switches, dragchain and flexible conduit, light barriers, industrial PCs, teachware and supply chain management software.

Ahmed, Fazel
Service Manager
Naidoo, Charmaine
Sales (Internal)
Schmitz, Birgit
Sales (Internal)
Schmitz, Guenter
Managing Director
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IBH Softec
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Korta Group
(Sole Agency)
Lantek Controls
(Sole Agency, System Integrator)
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Section - Computers & Software
- desktop
- laptop
- tablet
- workstations
-Industrial computers
- Compact, embeddable (PC/104, PCI, ISA bus) modules
- Flat-panel
- Pentium architecture
- PLC plug-in
- Rackmount
-Input devices
- Keyboards
- Touchscreens
- CRT/LCD terminals
- Monitors/display systems
- Printers
-Electrical design
-Motion control system design
-Safety engineering
-Simulation systems
-Communication standard
- Ethernet/IP
- Fieldbus
- RS232/485/422
-Mounting methods
- DIN rail
- Panel/rack mount modules
- Plug in cards
-Signal modules
- Analog
- Digital
- Mixed
- Asset management
- Data acquisition, analysis
- Expert systems
- Link to Windows databases
- Manufacturing execution systems (MES)
- MRP, tracking, business
- Operator interface
- Soft PLC
- OPC clients
- MS Visual Basic
- PLC languages
- Provides OCXs
-Network communications
-Operating systems
- Linux
- VxWorks
- Windows 95/98
- Windows NT
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-PC based data acquisition
- automatic data acquisition
- data acquisition cards
- presentation/analysis software
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
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
- Synchronous motors - brushless
- Synchronous motors - permanent magnet
-DC control
- 4-quadrant control
- Speed control
-DC motors
- Brushless
- Permanent magnet
- Wound field
-Servo valves
-Analog I/O
- 1-16
- 17-64
- 65-256
- 257-512
-Digital I/O
- 1-16
- 17-64
- 65-256
- 257-512
- more than 512
-Networking organisation
- Host-to-PLC link
- PLC-to-PLC
- Remote I/O
- 20 mA loop
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus
- PLC-to-PLC
- Proprietary data bus
- Remote I/O
- RS232, RS422, RS485
-Operator interface panel
- 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
- Linear
- Rotary
-Controllers/logic devices
- Double acting
- Rodless
- Single acting
-Tubes & fittings
-Computer interfaces
-Control transducers
- Displacement/position transducers
- Synchros & resolvers
- Tacho generators
-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
- Linear motors
- Synchro motors
- Panel mount
- Rail mount
- Panel mount
- Rail mount
Section - Services & Systems
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Maintenance
- Process control
- System wiring/installation
- scada
-Project Management
-System integration/consulting
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Information systems
- Materials handling
- Other
- Process control
- Production management
- Quality control
- Scada/DCS/PLC
- Warehousing
-Food & beverage
-Kiln control
-Laboratory control & management
- cutting, drilling
-Materials handling
-Mining & metals
-Packaging and Labelling
-Rubber & plastics
News from Flexible Electronic Systems:
Low-cost PLC and HMI with accessories
January 2004, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers, Flexible Electronic Systems

As a follow up to the FAB Giant smart relay, a new control product has been released with some added features. Unlike its predecessor, the super relay from Flexible Electronic Systems is expandable up ...

Versatile mini controller
September 2003, CCTV, Surveillance & Remote Monitoring, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers, Flexible Electronic Systems

The FAB Giant from Flexible Electronic Systems offers 127 useful function blocks specifically for time control applications. Analog inputs are accommodated, permitting long-distance monitoring of processes ...

Mini controller includes voice alarm function
July 2003, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers, Robotics & Mechatronics, Flexible Electronic Systems

The FAB Giant from Flexible Electronic Systems offers 127 useful function blocks specifically for time control applications. Analog inputs are accommodated, permitting long-distance monitoring of processes ...

Intelligent relays take on responsibilities
April 2003, Operator Interfaces, Switches & Relays, Flexible Electronic Systems

In the last one or two years there have been new developments in the functions available from control relays. Switchgear and PLC manufacturers have been offering all manner of shapes and sizes and the ...

Smart relays get smarter
March 2003, Operator Interfaces, Switches & Relays, Flexible Electronic Systems

Approximately 18 months ago a new development in the controls industry arrived in the form of the smart relay. All the switchgear and PLC manufacturers brought them out in all shapes and sizes and the ...

Through the gate into any Fieldbus
March 2003, Access Control & Identity Management, Fieldbus & Industrial Networking, Flexible Electronic Systems

As creators of one of the original fieldbus (CAN), which many others took as a base for their own fieldbus systems or customised versions, Bosch Rexroth has been active in the forefront of the developments ...

Sales and support with a truly flexible arrangement
December 2002, News, Flexible Electronic Systems

Africa is not like anywhere else in the world, especially when it comes to industrial automation, instrumentation and control systems. Unlike our European counterparts, any place outside of Gauteng ...

Hands-on the future: training is an asset
July 2002, Training & Education, Flexible Electronic Systems

'Training is not an asset, it is an overhead' has become a statement of the past and with the South African job market on a pioneering and rocky road in these times, skills development is a vital tool ...

PLC training for the next generation
May 2002, News, Flexible Electronic Systems

Students from various walks of life recently had their first introduction to PLC programming when Flexible Electronic Systems hosted its first intake of students. The entry-level PLC course was run last ...

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