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Rockwell Automation

369 Pretoria Avenue, Randburg

tel:  
+27 11 654 9700
fax:  
+27 11 654 9702
email:  
mjunius@rockwellautomation.com
url:  
www.rockwellautomation.co.za

Core business offering: As one of the world’s largest automation companies, Rockwell Automation’s flagship products are dedicated to smart manufacturing that converges plant and enterprise-level networks to connect people, processes, and technologies.


Cape Town
Durban
Randburg
Craukamp, Hendrik
Managing Director
hscraukamp@rockwellautomation.com
Govender, Sagren
Sales Manager
sagovender@rockwellautomation.com
Jacobs, Ian
Sales Manager
tfourie@rockwellautomation.com
Junius, Michelle
Marketing Specialist
mjunius@rockwellautomation.com
Mabuya, Canon
Sales Manager
cmabuya@rockwellautomation.com
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Section - Computers & Software
-Computers
- laptop
- tablet
- workstations
-Industrial computers
- Flat-panel
- Pentium architecture
- Rackmount
- Wall mounted, embeddable
- x86
-Input devices
- Keyboards
- Mice, trackerballs
- Network interfaces (see I/O table)
- Touchscreens
-PC function cards, modules
- Counter/timer
- Graphics accelerator
-Peripherals
- CRT/LCD terminals
-CAD
-Electrical design
-Instrumentation design
-Motion control system design
-Simulation systems
-Communication medium
- Copper
- Optical fibre
- Radio
-Communication standard
- Ethernet/IP
- Fieldbus
- Modbus
- Other
- RS232/485/422
-Mounting methods
- DIN rail
- Panel/rack mount modules
- Plug in cards
-Operating features
- Diagnostic capability
- High temperature
- Intrinsically safe
- Sealed units
-Signal modules
- Analog
- Digital
- Mixed
-Applications
- Batch production
- Data acquisition, analysis
- Direct control
- Drivers
- Dynamic link to libraries (DLL)
- Expert systems
- Fuzzy logic
- Link to windows databases
- Manufacturing execution systems (MES)
- MRP, tracking, business
- Operator interface
- Programming languages
- Soft PLC
- System simulation/PID tuning
-Datasharing
- Clipboard
- DDE
- OLE
-Language
- C, Pascal, etc
- MS Visual Basic
- PLC languages
-Network communications
- Fieldbus
- Low-level networks
- TCP/IP
-Operating systems
- DOS
- QNX
- Windows 95/98
- Windows NT
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-PC based data acquisition
- automatic data acquisition
- distributed data acquisition
- presentation/analysis software
-CIM/CAM - Computer Integrated/Aided Manufacturing
-ISO 9000 management systems
-Maintenence management
-MES - Manufacturing Execution Systems
-Process/capacity planning
-Product data interchange
-Production management systems
-Quality management
-Monitors
- vibration
-Sampling equipment
- liquids
-Alarms
-Integration into MES and ERP systems
-Number of I/O points
- 0-1024
- 0-32
- 0-64k
-Number of PLC or I/O drivers
- 0-16
- 16-64
-Operating system
- Windows 2000
- Windows 95/98
- Windows NT
-Redundancy
-Reports
-Standalone version available
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-In-stream/in situ
- Bearing
- Other
- Vibration/balance
-Handheld/portable
- Vibration/balance
-Condition monitoring
- Remote site condition monitoring
-Consulting
- Technical
-Education & training
- Instructor-led
- Onsite
-Maintenance
- Predictive maintenance
-Performance monitoring
- Energy
- Process/production
-Asset related
- Asset management software for intellectual assets (engineering related)
-Education & training
- Competency-based learning
- Simulation for training
-Maintenance
- Predictive maintenance
-Optimisation & efficiency
- Asset optimisation
- Process/production modelling
- Spares inventory optimisation
Section - Miscellaneous Hardware
-Signal
- Armoured
- Coaxial
- Computer, LAN
- Flat, ribbon
- Optical fibre
- Screened
- Twisted pair
-Load management
-Power factor correction
-Prepayment systems
-Heavy duty power switching
-Reed relays
- Dry-contact
-Relays
- DIN-rail mount
- General purpose, control
- Plug-in
- Time delay
-Switches
- Cam-operated
- Foot-operated
- Key-lock
- Pushbutton-control
-Audible alarms
- Horns, sirens
-Circuit breakers for equipment (CBE)
-Emergency stop switches
-IS barriers, signal isolation
-Light curtains
-Protection relays
- Over/under voltage
- Over-current
- Phase balance
- Phase sequence
- Thermal overload, motor protection
-Rope-pull switches
-Safety limit switches
-Thermal magnetic circuit breakers
-Visible alarms
- Annunciator displays
- Indicator lights
- Industrial beacons
-DIN rail-mount
-Fuse terminal blocks
-I/O system
-PLC interface
-Screwed clamp
-Screwless spring cage
-Thermocouple
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-CANbus
-ControlNet
-DCS Data Highway
-DeviceNet
-Ethernet
-Foundation Fieldbus
-HART
-Interbus-S
-Modbus
-PLC Data Highway
-Profibus
-Proprietary
-Remote I/O
-RS232/422/485
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-Communications
- Fieldbus
- Proprietary
- RS232
- RS422/RS485
-Functionality
- Adaptive gain
- Auto/self tuning
- Logic
- Maths/calculations
- Pattern/profile
- PID/PD
- Ratio control
- Scaling of I/O
-Inputs
- 0/4-20mA
- mV/V
- RTD
- Strain gauge
- Thermocouple
-Number of loops
- >16
- 1-16
-Outputs
- 0/4-20 mA
- 0-5V
- mA/mV
- Pulse
- Relay contact
-Visual display
-DCS
-Emergency shut-down systems
-Entry level DCS
-Networked controllers
-AC control
- Closed loop
- Flux vector
- Inverters - 1 phase AC
- Inverters - 3 phase AC
- Soft starter
-AC motors
- Induction motors - geared motor units
- Induction motors - over 10kW
- Induction motors - up to 10kW
- Synchronous motors - brushless
- Synchronous motors - permanent magnet
-DC control
- 4-quadrant control
- Speed control
-DC motors
- Brushless
- Geared
-Pressure/hydrostatic
-Ultrasonic
-Alarm indicators
-Annunciator panels
-Displays
- Characters
- CRT
- Programmable message
- Touch screens
-Handheld terminals
-Keyboards
- Sealed
-Keypads
- Harsh-environment
- 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
-Multiprocessor
-Networking organisation
- Host-to-PLC link
- PLC-to-PLC
- Remote I/O
-Networking
- 20 mA loop
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus
- PLC-to-PLC
- Proprietary data bus
- Remote I/O
- RS232, RS422, RS485
-Operator interface panel
-Programming
- Diagnostic software
- Documenting software
- Function block diagram
- Ladder diagram (relay logic)
- Logic diagram
-Scan rate less than 1µs per step
-Scan rate less than 1ms per step
-Scan rate more than 1ms per step
-Computer interfaces
-Control transducers
- Synchros & resolvers
- Tacho generators
- Torque
-Programmable motion control systems
- Custom system design
- Servo systems
- Stepper systems
-Rotary encoders
-Servo amplifiers
- Electronic
-Servo motors
- Brushless DC motors
- DC motors
- Geared motor units
- Linear motors
- Stepper motors
-Pressure switches
-Capacitive
-Colour mark
-Edge detection
-Inductive
-Infrared
-Laser
-Limit switch
-Machine guard
-Magnetic
-Photoelectric
-Ultrasonic
-Fibre-optic
-Presence
-Converters
- Power (VAR, F, kWh etc)
-Temperature switches
-Timers
- Analog
- Digital
- Rail mount
Section - Services & Systems
-Contractors
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Maintenance
- Materials handling
- Process control
-Programmers
- DCS
- PLC
- Scada
-System integration/consulting
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Information systems
- Materials handling
- Other
- Process control
- Production management
- Quality control
- Scada/DCS/PLC
- Warehousing
-Training (excluding supplier/product specific training)
-Automotive
-Food & beverage
-Mining & metals
-Packaging and Labelling
-Petrochemical
-Pulp & paper
-Transportation
-Water & waste water
News from Rockwell Automation:
New Allen-Bradley compact box PCs
September 2020, Industrial Computer Hardware, Rockwell Automation

The new box PCs and thin clients are the first of the Allen-Bradley VersaView 6300 family of industrial computers and leverage designs and technology from the acquisition of ASEM earlier this year.

New managing director of Rockwell Automation for Sub-Saharan Africa
July 2020, News, Rockwell Automation

Effective from 1 June, Canninah Mapena is now heading up Rockwell Automation’s activity in sub-Saharan Africa. Operating from the company’s offices in Randburg, Mapena will lead the business in the region ...

Rockwell Automation upgrade for Ghana Water
June 2020, Motion Control & Drives, Rockwell Automation

Over the last five years, Rockwell Automation has been working with Intermerc Ghana in supplying medium-voltage motor control and automation technologies to some of its recent pump upgrade and rehabilitation ...

Limestone calciner takes command of operations with new control room
June 2020, News, Rockwell Automation

There are few qualities so desirable for a business to have than an ability to adapt to change. Industries evolve, circumstances shift, but what remains over time are those businesses with the foresight ...

Rockwell Automation acquires ASEM
April 2020, News, Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation recently announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Italy-based ASEM, a leading provider of digital automation technologies. ASEM provides a complete range of industrial ...

New Allen-Bradley controller
March 2020, Motion Control & Drives, Rockwell Automation

Industrial workers can strengthen their grasp of production and make more informed operating decisions with the new Allen-Bradley CompactLogix 5480 controller by Rockwell Automation. The controller marries ...

Rockwell Automation to acquire Avnet Data Security
March 2020, News, Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation recently announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Avnet Data Security, an Israeli-based cybersecurity provider with over 20 years’ experience in cybersecurity ...

Rockwell Automation to acquire Avnet
Issue 1 2020, News, Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation announced it has signed an agreement to acquire privately held Avnet Data Security, an Israeli-based cybersecurity provider with over 20 years’ experience providing cybersecurity services.

Rockwell Automation joins digital transformation alliance
February 2020, News, Rockwell Automation

Businesses that are digitally transforming their operations need an ecosystem of partners that can help them simplify technology deployments and quickly achieve goals like higher productivity. The new ...

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