IBG
Rockwell Automation

369 Pretoria Avenue, Randburg

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

Core business offering: Rockwell Automation, the world's largest company dedicated to industrial automation. Throughout the world, our flagship product brands are recognised for innovation and excellence. Smart manufacturing is the gateway to digital transformation - it converges plant-level and enterprise networks, and securely connects people, processes, and technologies.


Cape Town
Durban
Randburg

tel: +27 11 654 9700
fax: +27 11 654 9701
ijacobs@ra.rockwell.com
Elliott, Barry
Managing Director
belliott@ra.rockwell.com
Govender, Sagren
Sales Manager - Coastal
sagovender@ra.rockwell.com
Jacobs, Ian
Sales Manager - Consumer & Transportation
ijacobs@ra.rockwell.com
Junius, Michelle
Marketing Specialist
mjunius@ra.rockwell.com
Mabuya, Canon
Sales Manager - Mining & Metals
cmabuya@ra.rockwell.com
Naidoo, Rodrick
Sales Manager - Oil & Gas & WWW
rnaidoo@ra.rockwell.com
Allen-Bradley
(Manufacturer)
Anorad
(Manufacturer)
Guardmaster
(Manufacturer)
Hinz
(Manufacturer)
Hiprom
(Manufacturer)
ICS Triplex
(Manufacturer)
LeKtroniX
(Manufacturer)
Pavilion
(Manufacturer)
Proscon
(Manufacturer)
Rockwell (software)
(Manufacturer)
Rockwell Automation
(Manufacturer)
SoftSwitching Technologies
(Manufacturer)
Tesch
(Manufacturer)
ThinManager (ACP)
(Manufacturer)
vMonitor
(Manufacturer)
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:
Oil and gas reduces downtime through plant-wide visibility
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A key contributor in the quest to reach zero unplanned downtime is healthy equipment – like pumps – achieved through monitoring and maintenance. The company’s pipeline supplies the interior areas of ...

Rockwell strengthens industrial control system security
July 2019, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers, Rockwell Automation

Communications between industrial control devices have minimal protection today. This leaves them vulnerable to threats like malicious tampering and incidental system changes that can stop production ...

Rockwell Automation executes AC drive migration at Mozal ­Aluminium
June 2019, Motion Control & Drives, Rockwell Automation

For over 20 years, Rockwell Automation 1336 drives have delivered the drive control required across Mozal, an aluminium smelter near Maputo, Mozambique. Now the industrial automation leader is in the ...

Photoelectric sensor for demanding applications
June 2019, Sensors & Transducers, Rockwell Automation

The new Allen-Bradley 42AF RightSight M30 photoelectric sensor from Rockwell Automation is the latest addition to the company’s smart sensing portfolio. Built with improved environmental resistance and ...

A gateway to digital transformation
Africa Automation Fair 2019 Preview, IT in Manufacturing, Rockwell Automation

Industrial automation specialist, Rockwell Automation is showcasing its flagship Allen-Bradley and Rockwell Software product brands, which are recognised worldwide for innovation and excellence. These ...

Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger announce joint venture
April 2019, News, Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation and Schlumberger have announced an agreement to create a new joint venture, Sensia, the first fully integrated digital oilfield automation solutions provider. The Sensia joint venture ...

Thin clients increase flexibility across the enterprise
April 2019, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Rockwell Automation

With many applications on multiple displays throughout a plant floor, manufacturers struggle to manage numerous sources of content. VersaView 5200 from Rockwell Automation uses ThinManager software to ...

Rockwell Automation acquires Emulate3D
March 2019, News, Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation has acquired Emulate3D, an innovative software development company whose products digitally simulate and emulate industrial automation systems. By using accurate simulation models ...

New managing director of Rockwell Automation for sub-Saharan Africa announced
March 2019, News, Rockwell Automation

Henry Craukamp has been appointed as managing director of Rockwell Automation for sub-Saharan Africa, effective 1 January 2019. Henry will now be responsible for leading the business in sub-Saharan Africa ...

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