Industrial Automation & Control (IAC)

Communica Building, 53 Landmarks Avenue, Samrand, Centurion

+27 12 657 3600
+27 12 657 3630
+27 79 696 4002
[email protected]

Core business offering: IAC is a distributor of a range of state-of-the-art IIoT products, including industrial Ethernet and fibre network switches, automation connectivity, sensor and power connectors, converters, cable and wireless networks, HMIs and display systems, decentralised IP and thermal surveillance equipment.

Hassim, Mohammed
Chief Executive Officer
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Kiangala, Sonia
Sales Engineer/Tech. Consultant
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Liebenberg, Jacques
Marketing & Product Development
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Nyange, Daniel
Sales Engineer/Training/Tech. Consultant
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Tayob, Abdool
Financial Manager
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Amphenol (industrial)
(Sub Agency)
Baelz Automatic
(Sole Agency)
(Shared Agency)
Binder Connector
(Sub Agency)
(Shared Agency)
(Sub Agency)
(Shared Agency)
EMA Electronic
(Sub Agency)
(Shared Agency)
(Sole Agency)
(Shared Agency)
(Sub Agency)
(Shared Agency)
Lumberg Automation
(Shared Agency)
Metz Connect
(Sub Agency)
(Sub Agency)
Pat Kruger
(Shared Agency)
Planet Technology
(Shared Agency)
(Sub Agency)
Tycon Power
(Sub Agency)
(Shared Agency)
Weipu Connectors
(Sub Agency)
(Shared Agency)
(Shared Agency)
Section - Computers & Software
- servers
-Industrial computers
- Flat-panel
-Input devices
- Joysticks
- Keyboards
- Network interfaces (see I/O table)
- Touchscreens
- Monitors/display systems
-Communication medium
- Copper
- Optical fibre
- Radio
-Communication standard
- Ethernet/IP
- Fieldbus
- Modbus
- Other
- 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
-Operating features
- Diagnostic capability
- High temperature
- Sealed units
-Signal modules
- Digital
- Alarm management
- Asset management
- Direct control
- OPC servers
-Network communications
- Fieldbus
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Ethernet-based systems
-Machine health monitoring
-PC based data acquisition
- presentation/analysis software
-Process/capacity planning
-Product data interchange
-Production management systems
-Cable telemetry
- copper wire
- Ethernet LAN
- fibre-optic
-Radio telemetry
-Remote sensing & control
- cable link
- cellular
- radio link
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-In-stream/in situ
- Thermal imaging/thermography
- Instrument power supply
- Oscilloscope
- Multimeter
- Thermometer
-Education & training
- Computer-based
- Instructor-led
- Onsite
Section - Miscellaneous Hardware
- Armoured
- Armoured
- Coaxial
- Computer, LAN
- 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
-Explosion proof
-Fieldbus interface
-Harsh environment
-High temperature
-Optical fibre
-Rectangular, control, signal
-Rectangular, mixed signal
-Rectangular, power
-Termination tooling
-19" racking
-Boxes - electronics
- Metal construction
- Plastic construction
- Free-standing
- Industrial computers
- Wall mount
-Heavy duty power switching
- DIN-rail mount
- General purpose, control
- Plug-in
- Cam-operated
- Foot-operated
- Intrinsically safe
- Key-lock
- Magnetic
- Membrane, custom
- Pushbutton-control
- Rocker
- Rotary selector
- Thumb-wheel encoded output
-Cable glands
-Cable grommets
-Cable sleeving
-Cable tie installing tools
-Cable ties
-Fibre-optic jointing kit
-Heat-shrink guns
-Heat-shrink tubing
-Mounting clips, clamps
-Audible alarms
- Horns, sirens
- Programmable voice annunciators
-Emergency stop switches
-EMI suppression filters
- Power-line
- Signal line
- Fast-acting
- Normal
- Slow-blow
-Intrusion alarms
-Key-lock switches
-Light curtains
-Safety limit switches
-Surge protection/suppression
- Gas discharge
- Lightning arrestors
- Varistor (MOV)
-Visible alarms
- Indicator lights
- Industrial beacons
-DIN rail-mount
-Fieldbus terminal blocks
-I/O system
-Pluggable terminal blocks
-Screwed clamp
-Screwless spring cage
-Wire wrap
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-Foundation Fieldbus
-Genius LAN
-Network analysers
- CANbus
- ControlNet
- DeviceNet
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus Foundation
- Interbus-S
- Modbus
- Profibus
- Profinet
- RS232/422/485
-Remote I/O
-Wireless (for industrial application only)
- extension cables
- indoor
- outdoor
-Power supplies
- batteries
- solar
- backbone router
- field devices - actuators
- field devices - adaptors
- field devices - controllers
- field devices - transmitters
- gateway
- portable devices
- security manager
- system manager
- access points
- gateways
-Wireless gateways
-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)
- Ethernet port adaptor (aka modem)
- gateways - Ethernet
- network storage devices
- still/video cameras
- switch/controllers or routers
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-Control valves (applications)
- Safety release
- Severe service/harsh application valves
- Steam conditioning
- Fieldbus
-Flowmeters (application)
- Partially filled pipes/channels
-Flowmeters (type)
- Differential pressure (DP)
-Analytics & reporting
-Artificial intelligence
-Industrial IT & networking
-Interoperability HW/SW
-M2M communication
-Smart sensors
-Specialist consulting services
-Wireless network/service providers
-Machine vision lighting
-Alarm indicators
-Analog panel meters
-Digital panel meters
- Display wall (control room)
- LCD, flat-panel
- Touchscreens
- Rackmount
- Harsh-environment
- Key-switch
-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
-Networking organisation
- Remote I/O
- 20 mA loop
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus
- Remote I/O
- RS232, RS422, RS485
-Operator interface panel
- Diagnostic software
- Documenting software
- Function block diagram
- IEC 1131
- Ladder diagram (relay logic)
- Logic diagram
- Sequential function chart
-Scan rate more than 1ms per step
-Limit switch
-Machine guard
-Light intensity
-IR non-contact
-IR thermal imaging
-Panel-mount indicators
-Temperature switches
- Panel mount
- Analog
- Digital
- Panel mount
Section - Test, Measurement & Calibration
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A switch for the next ­generation network
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Belden introduces compact wireless access point
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BAT 867-R employs cost-effective features to meet fastest data rate standards.

Network devices ready for deterministic data transfer
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Two switch types from the RSPE product family by Hirschmann will support Time-Sensitive Networking, an open real-time Ethernet technology.

High speed Layer 3 switch
Africa Automation Fair 2017 Preview, Fieldbus & Industrial Networking, Industrial Automation & Control (IAC)

The Hirschmann MSP40 switch enables high speed communication from single Gigabit up to 2,5 Gigabit speeds, depending on the need. The design is flexible and modular, making it simple to upgrade to 10 ...

Industrial Ethernet switch for harsh environments
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The latest JetNet5020G industrial Ethernet switch from Korenix, which can be viewed on Stands D7-D9, is a 16-port fast Ethernet plus 4-port gigabit managed switch designed for field site data convergence ...

Switch offers a compact networking solution
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The Hirschmann Octopus 8TX-EEC switch offers a compact networking solution for harsh industrial environments with high network load. The 8-port, unmanaged Ethernet switch accommodates the need for easy-to-implement ...

Space-saving, customisable wireless access points
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Hirschmann BAT450-F family for reliable communication and flexible network integration.

Wireless communication in Smart Grid deployments
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The inclusion of different distributed power generation sources, mainly renewables and storage devices like electrical vehicles (EV) or batteries, created a change in the paradigm of the electrical grid. ...

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