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 supplier.


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:
From the editor's desk: Digital transformation or the way of the dinosaur?
September 2020, News, Technews Publishing (SA Instrumentation & Control)

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) recently had its fair share of exposure in South African industry circles. First, the German & EU Chamber’s Working Group Industry 4.0 kicked off a series of online ...

Safe operation of LNG tanks
September 2020, IS & Ex, Endress+Hauser South Africa

Endress+Hauser’s innovative instrumentation and advanced inventory management solutions for LNG storage tanks ensure safe operation of plant and high levels of inventory transparency.

Fully automated CIP system upgrade at a food factory
September 2020, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Hybrid Automation

Hybrid automation was recently approached to upgrade the CIP system at a food production plant based on the East Rand of Johannesburg.

WearCheck launches disinfectant tunnel
September 2020, News, Wearcheck Africa

To help South African companies ensure the health of their employees, WearCheck has created a unique HealthCheck disinfectant tunnel which can be situated at the entrance to work-sites or public spaces ...

Open Beckhoff technology sets adoption record
September 2020, News, Beckhoff Automation

Now, with 3000 officially registered device manufacturers, EtherCAT has the broadest base of adoption in the industrial Ethernet market.

New Modicon IIoT-ready controller
September 2020, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers, Schneider Electric South Africa

The Modicon M262 is IIoT-ready, designed and delivered with intuitive direct cloud connectivity and no gateways are required for OEMs to design solutions for performance demanding applications.

Check valve with redundant sealing
September 2020, Valves, Actuators & Pump Control, WIKA Instruments

The new model CV check valve from WIKA is designed for a wide range of applications in the process industry. Its sealing system reliably prevents backflow of liquid and gaseous media.

Security concerns for safety systems
September 2019, IS & Ex, Phoenix Contact

A common strategy required for the future.

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