IBG
Pro-Temp Automation

Unit 51 Ivy Park, Ivy Road, Pinetown

tel:  
+27 31 709 1028/709
fax:  
+27 31 709 1193
email:  
kbosman@protemp.co.za
url:  
www.protemp.co.za

Core business offering: Scada, PLCs, instrumentation, process control and electrical.


Bosman, Karen
Financial
kbosman@protemp.co.za
Schoeman, Johannes
Software Manager
jschoeman@protemp.co.za
Schroeder, Roland
Manager
rschroeder@protemp.co.za
Symington, Donald
Electrical
dsymington@protemp.co.za
GE Intelligent Platforms
(System Integrator)
Moeller Electric
(System Integrator)
Section - Computers & Software
-Electrical design
-Instrumentation design
-Plant design
-Simulation systems
-Communication standard
- Ethernet/IP
- Modbus
- Other
- RS232/485/422
-Distributed I/O systems
- PLC-centric
-I/O blocks/modules
-Mounting methods
- DIN rail
- Panel/rack mount modules
- Plug in cards
-Operating features
- Diagnostic capability
- Intrinsically safe
-Signal modules
- Analog
- Digital
- Mixed
-Applications
- Batch production
- Data acquisition, analysis
- Direct control
- Fuzzy logic
- Operator interface
- System simulation/PID tuning
-Language
- MS Visual Basic
- OOP (e.g. Visual C++)
- PLC languages
-Network communications
- TCP/IP
-Operating systems
- DOS
- Windows 2000
- Windows 3.1
- Windows 95/98
- Windows CE
- Windows NT
- Windows XP
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Barcode systems
- Automated
-Machine health monitoring
-PC based data acquisition
- automatic data acquisition
- distributed data acquisition
- presentation/analysis software
-Radio frequency tags
-Recorders
- disposable pens
- events
- paperless
- strip chart
- videographic
-Standalone data loggers
-MES - Manufacturing Execution Systems
-MIS - Management Information Systems
-Monitors
- effluent
-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
- 64-640
-Operating system
- Linux
- Unix
- Windows 2000
- Windows 95/98
- Windows NT
-Redundancy
-Reports
-Standalone version available
-Remote sensing & control
- cable link
- cellular
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-Handheld/portable
- Hardwired point-to-point device calibrator/configurator
- Network capable Profibus device calibrator/configurator
-Bench
- Instrument power supply
-Handheld/portable
- Multimeter
- Thermal imager
-Consulting
- Technical
-Maintenance
- Planning
- Testing
- Preventive maintenance
Section - Miscellaneous Hardware
-Instrument power supplies
-19" racking
-Boxes - electronics
- Metal construction
- Plastic construction
-Cabinets
- Free-standing
- Industrial computers
- Wall mount
-Cases/housings
- Benchtop
-Desks, consoles, furniture
-Enclosures (special)
- Corrosion proof
- Environmentally protected
-Relays
- DIN-rail mount
- General purpose, control
- Plug-in
- Time delay
-Switches
- Intrinsically safe
- Key-lock
- Pushbutton-control
- Rotary selector
-Busbar
-Ducting, trunking
-Audible alarms
- Horns, sirens
-Circuit breakers for equipment (CBE)
-Emergency stop switches
-IS barriers, signal isolation
-Protection relays
- Over/under voltage
- Over-current
- Phase balance
- Thermal overload, motor protection
-Safety limit switches
-Thermal magnetic circuit breakers
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-4-20mA analog loop
-ASI
-CANbus
-Ethernet
-Foundation Fieldbus
-Interbus-S
-Modbus
-Profibus
-Proprietary
-Remote I/O
-RS232/422/485
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-Communications
- Proprietary
- RS232
- RS422/RS485
-Functionality
- Auto/self tuning
- Logic
- PID/PD
- Ratio control
-Inputs
- 0/4-20mA
- mV/V
- RTD
- Strain gauge
- Thermocouple
-Outputs
- 0/4-20 mA
-Visual display
-AC control
- Closed loop
- Flux vector
- Inverters - 1 phase AC
- Inverters - 3 phase AC
- Soft starter
-Flowmeters (type)
- Coriolis
- Magnetic/electromagnetic
- Pitot tube
-Flameproof
-Intrinsic safety
- 3.5 & 4.5 digit indicators
- 4-20 mA set-point stations
- Batch controllers
- Isolating interface units
- Sensors
- Shunt diode safety barriers
- Transmitters - flow
- Transmitters - level
- Transmitters - pressure
- Transmitters - temperature
- Valve positioners
-Capacitive & conductive
-Float-operated
-Loadcell
-Pressure/hydrostatic
-Ultrasonic
-Vibrating fork
-Automatic dispensing systems
-Batching
-Blending
-Drum filling
-Loadcell
-Alarm indicators
-Annunciator panels
-Digital panel meters
-Digital process indicators
-Displays
- Bar graphs
- Characters
- CRT
- Display wall (control room)
- LCD, flat-panel
- Programmable message
- Touch screens
-Keypads
- Membrane
- Outdoor (weather-proof)
-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
- 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 1ms per step
-Controllers/logic devices
-Clutches and brakes
-Computer interfaces
-Control transducers
- Synchros & resolvers
- Tacho generators
-Gearboxes
-Programmable motion control systems
- Custom system design
- Servo systems
- Stepper systems
-Rotary encoders
-Servo amplifiers
- Electronic
-Servo motors
- Brushless DC motors
- Cage rotor induction motors
- DC motors
- Geared motor units
- Linear motors
- Stepper motors
- Synchro motors
-Differential pressure transducers
-Pressure gauges/indicators
-Pressure switches
-Pressure-electrical transducers
-Capacitive
-Colour mark
-Edge detection
-Inductive
-Infrared
-Laser
-Limit switch
-Machine guard
-Magnetic
-Photoelectric
-Ultrasonic
-Current
-Flow
-Level
-Loadcell
-Mass
-Metal detectors
-Converters
- I-P, P-I
- mV/current
- Programmable
-Isolators
-Multiplexers
-Panel-mount indicators
-RTDs (Pt 100, Ni)
-Temperature indicating paints/labels
-Thermocouple extension cables
-Thermocouples (Type S, T, etc)
-Thermowells
-Counters
- Batch
- Panel mount
- Rail mount
-Timers
- Digital
- Panel mount
- Rail mount
-Conductivity
-Control signal
-Differential pressure
-Electrical power
-Flow
-Level
-pH
-Pneumatic
-Pressure
-Temperature
-Universal, programmable
Section - Services & Systems
-Contractors
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Industrial lighting
- Maintenance
- Materials handling
- Process control
- System wiring/installation
-Programmers
- DCS
- Other
- PLC
- Scada
-Project Management
-System integration/consulting
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Information systems
- Materials handling
- Other
- Process control
- Production management
- Quality control
- Scada/DCS/PLC
- Telemetry
-Batch production
-Chemicals
-Energy management
-Food & beverage
-Mining & metals
-Petrochemical
-Pulp & paper
-Sugar
-Textiles
-Water & waste water
Section - Test, Measurement & Calibration
-Conductivity
-ORP
-pH
-Redox measurement
-0/4-20 mA loop simulators/calibrators
-mV simulators/calibrators
-Pressure simulators/calibrators
-RTD simulators/calibrators
-Thermocouple simulators
News from Pro-Temp Automation:
PCI solution for 4-channel isolated D/A output cards
July 2000, Data Acquisition & Telemetry, Pro-Temp Automation

The PCI-1720 from Advantech, (represented locally ProMicro) provides four 12 bit isolated digital-to-analog outputs for the PCI bus. It is an ideal solution for process control, servo control and programmable ...

Industry news:
Competing in a chemical space: go beyond the molecule
February 2020, News

Emerging structural market forces (internal and external) are reshaping the chemicals industry, and seemingly for the worse. This is due to evolving market indicators. New Chinese entrants into the market ...

Tailor-made mobile robotics revolutionise the automotive industry
February 2020, Motion Control & Drives, Omron Electronics

The interaction between employees and transport robots at BMW impressively demonstrates how factory harmony can be implemented in the factory of the future.

Collision avoidance and navigation support
February 2020, Sensors & Transducers, SICK Automation Southern Africa

From electric lifting trucks and order pickers to tugs and mobile transport platforms, warehouses are benefitting from SICK Automation’s 2D LiDAR sensors. These sensors from the TiM series ensure collision-free ...

Clever chilling with less refrigerant
September 2019, Enclosures, Cabling & Connectors, Rittal

Rittal expands its cooling technology for enclosures and machines with new Blue e+ chillers.

Large anti-surge control valves from ARCA
February 2020, Valves, Actuators & Pump Control, Valve & Automation

Arca supplies its extensive range of valves to nearly all types of industries, but an important part of the product range are valves for turbines and turbo compressors, especially anti-surge control valves. ...

Solar plant monitoring and control
February 2020, Motion Control & Drives, Siemens Digital Industries

With numerous innovations, Siemens has extended its drive portfolio, improving user-friendliness and offering space-saving installation options. The Sinamics G120X converter, designed specifically for ...

New scanner expands barcoding capabilities
February 2020, Sensors & Transducers, Turck Banner

The iVu BCR series adds the Code 93, GS1 DataBar, and PDF417 barcode types to the broad spectrum of supported barcodes. This opens up new opportunities for iVu BCR Series barcode readers to solve applications ...

Fibre optic transmission of AS-I signals
February 2020, Motion Control & Drives, ifm - South Africa

The new AS-i fibre optic repeater from ifm electronic enables AS-interface signal transmission via an optical medium and vice versa. This allows for considerable cable length extension in the AS-i network. ...

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