IBG
SAM Systems Automation & Management

13-17 Rembrandt Street, Petervale, Sandton

tel:  
+27 11 803 0570
fax:  
+27 11 803 3486
cell:  
+27 82 600 5956
toll-free:  
0861 000 SAM
email:  
info@sam.co.za
url:  
www.sam.co.za

Iso Certification ISO 9001:2015

Core business offering: SAM is an ISO 9000-certified systems integrator, sourcing equipment from world leaders. It operates in the automation and control, industrial IT, MIS, MES and BMS sectors and has long-term relationships with clients, most of whom are blue chip. It is involved in projects in Africa, Europe and the Middle East.


Kloof, Durban

tel: +27 31 700 6171
fax: +27 31 700 6172
info@sam.co.za
West Coast

tel: +27 22 714 3633
fax: +27 22 714 4348
westcoast@sam.co.za
Agostinetto, C.E.
Managing Director
Hoffman, Riaan
Project Manager
riaan@sam.co.za
Janse van Rensburg, Jaco
General Manager: Projects
jacovr@sam.co.za
Joubert, Kobus
Technical Manager
kobus@sam.co.za
Kotze, Kobus
Branch Manager
westcoast@sam.co.za
van der Merwe, Weyers
Branch Manager
weyers@samkzn.co.za
Emerson
(System Integrator)
GE
(System Integrator)
Geyserworx
(Manufacturer)
IPKS
(Sole Agency)
Mitsubishi Electric
(System Integrator)
Reivax
(Sole Agency)
Remoteworx
(Manufacturer)
Rockwell Automation
(System Integrator)
Schneider Electric
(System Integrator)
Siemens Digital Industries
(Sub Agency)
Softing
(Shared Agency)
Turbina
(Sole Agency)
UVS
(Sole Agency, System Integrator)
Section - Computers & Software
-Computers
- desktop
- laptop
- servers
- tablet
- workstations
-Industrial computers
- Compact, embeddable (PC/104, PCI, ISA bus) modules
- Explosion protected
- Flat-panel
- Pentium architecture
- PLC plug-in
- Rackmount
- RISC architecture
- Wall mounted, embeddable
-Input devices
- Network interfaces (see I/O table)
- Touchscreens
-PC function cards, modules
- Counter/timer
- I/O (analog/digital)
- Image processing
- Mass storage magnetic
- Mass storage optical
- Mass storage tape
- Memory, solid state disk
- Relay
-Peripherals
- CRT/LCD terminals
- Hot-swappable power supplies
- Monitors/display systems
-CAD
-Electrical design
-Instrumentation design
-Mechanical design
-Motion control system design
-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
-Applications
- Alarm management
- Batch production
- Calibration management
- Data acquisition, analysis
- Direct control
- Drivers
- DSP (digital signal processing) software
- 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
- SPC/SQC
- System simulation/PID tuning
- Virtual instruments
-Datasharing
- DDE
- OLE
- OPC clients
- OPC servers
-Language
- Assembler language
- C, Pascal, etc
- Java
- MS Visual Basic
- OOP (e.g. Visual C++)
- PLC languages
- Provides OCXs
-Network communications
- DSCNet
- Fieldbus
- Low-level networks
- NetBEUI
- TCP/IP
-Operating Systems
- .Net
-Operating systems
- DOS
- Java
- Linux
- Windows 2000
- Windows 3.1
- Windows 7
- Windows 95/98
- Windows CE
- Windows NT
- Windows XP
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Ethernet-based systems
-In-transit temperature/event
-Logging printers
-Machine health monitoring
-PC based data acquisition
- A-D conversion boards
- automatic data acquisition
- data acquisition cards
- distributed data acquisition
- intranet system
- presentation/analysis software
-Portable data collection terminal
-Radio frequency tags
-Recorders
- chart paper
- circular chart
- disposable pens
- events
- instrumentation magtape
- paperless
- strip chart
-Standalone data loggers
-Emissions management
-Maintenence management
-MES - Manufacturing Execution Systems
-MIS - Management Information Systems
-Process/capacity planning
-Product data interchange
-Production management systems
-Quality management
-Monitors
- noise
- vibration
-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
- >640
- 0-16
- 16-64
- 64-640
-Operating system
- .Net
- Linux
- Windows 2000
- Windows 95/98
- Windows NT
-Redundancy
-Reports
-Standalone version available
-Cable telemetry
- Ethernet LAN
- fibre-optic
-Radio telemetry
-Remote sensing & control
- cable link
- cellular
- from rotating shaft
- infrared (IR)
- radio link
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-Consulting
- Technical
-Optimisation
- Energy
-Performance monitoring
- Energy
- Installation
- Process/production
Section - Miscellaneous Hardware
-DC-DC converters
-Instrument power supplies
-Mains AC-DC converters
-Solar energy converters
-Standby power generators
-Uninterruptible power supplies
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-4-20mA analog loop
-Arcnet
-ASI
-CANbus
-Conet
-ControlNet
-DCS Data Highway
-DeviceNet
-EtherCat
-Ethernet
-Foundation Fieldbus
-HART
-Interbus-S
-LONWorks
-Melsecnet
-Modbus
-Network analysers
- Beckhoff I/O
- CANbus
- ControlNet
- Ethernet
- Fieldbus Foundation
- Profibus
- Profinet
-PLC Data Highway
-Profibus
-Profinet
-Proprietary
-Remote I/O
-RS232/422/485
-Token ring
-Universal Serial Bus (USB)
-Antennas
- extension cables
- indoor
- outdoor
-Power supplies
- batteries
- solar
-Wireless Ethernet port adaptor (aka modem)
-Wireless gateways
-Wireless I/O - analogue
-Wireless I/O - discrete
-Wireless I/O networks
-Wireless multihop range extenders
-Wireless range extenders/repeaters
-Wireless serial port adaptor (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) (aka modem)
-WiFi
- gateways - Ethernet
-WiMAX
- subscriber stations & mobile stations - adaptor/router - WiMAX - WiFi
- subscriber stations & mobile stations - embedded module
-ZigBee PRO
- field devices - building automation
- field devices - health care
- field devices - home automation
- network devices
- smart energy devices
-ZigBee
- field devices - building automation
- field devices - home automation
- smart energy devices
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-Electric
-Hydraulic
-Pneumatic
-Valve position transmitters
- Valve positioners
-Communications
- Fieldbus
- Proprietary
- RS232
- RS422/RS485
-Visual display
-DCS
-Emergency shut-down systems
-Entry level DCS
-Networked controllers
-PACs - Programmable Automation 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
- Permanent magnet
- Wound field
-Flowmeters (application)
- Batching
- Partially filled pipes/channels
-Flowmeters (type)
- Clamp-on, non-invasive
- Coriolis
- Custody transfer
- Differential pressure (DP)
- Doppler ultrasonic
- Magnetic/electromagnetic
- Mass
- Open channel, flume, weir
- Orifice plate, flow nozzle
- Pelton wheel
- Pitot tube
- Positive displacement
- Solids
- Target
- Thermal dispersion/calorific
- Turbine
- Variable area
- Venturi tube
- V-notch
- Vortex
- Wedge
-Monitors/indicators
-Regulators
-Switches
-Totalisers and correlators
-Actuators
-Filters
-Servo valves
-Valves
-Artificial intelligence
-Industrial IT & networking
-M2M communication
-Smart sensors
-Capacitive & conductive
-Fibre-optic
-Float-operated
-Loadcell
-Microwave, guided & radar
-Nucleonic
-Optical, laser
-Pressure/hydrostatic
-Rotary paddle
-Tank gauging
-Thermistor / thermal
-Tilt switch
-Ultrasonic
-Vibrating fork
-Automatic dispensing systems
-Batching
-Blending
-Coriolis
-Density
-In-motion
-Loadcell
-Alarm indicators
-Analog panel meters
-Annunciator panels
-Digital panel meters
-Digital process indicators
-Displays
- Bar graphs
- Characters
- CRT
- Display wall (control room)
- LCD, flat-panel
- Programmable message
- Touchscreens
-Handheld terminals
-Portable servers
-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
- 20 mA loop
- 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 1µs per step
-Scan rate less than 1ms per step
-Scan rate more than 1ms per step
-Actuators
- Linear
- Rotary
-Air dryers
-Controllers/logic devices
-Cylinders
- Double acting
- Positioners
- Rodless
- Single acting
-Filters
-Motors
-Pneumatic conveying systems
-Pressure/vacuum switches
-Seals
-Tubes & fittings
-Valves
- Check
- Flow
- Gauge
- Isolation
- Manifolds
- Pressure
- Servo
-Computer interfaces
-Control transducers
- Displacement/position transducers
- Synchros & resolvers
- Tacho generators
- Tilt transducers
- Torque
-Programmable motion control systems
- Custom system design
- Hydraulic drive systems
- Pneumatic drive systems
- Servo systems
- Stepper systems
-Rotary encoders
-Servo amplifiers
- Electronic
- Magnetic
-Servo motors
- Brushless DC motors
- Cage rotor induction motors
- DC motors
- Geared motor units
- Linear motors
- Stepper motors
- Synchro motors
-Differential pressure transducers
-Instrument manifolds
-Manometers
-Pressure gauges/indicators
-Pressure switches
-Pressure-electrical transducers
-Regulators
- Pilot operated pressure reducing
- Self-acting back pressure
- Self-acting pressure reducing
-Capacitive
-Colour mark
-Edge detection
-Hot metal
-Inductive
-Infrared
-Laser
-Limit switch
-Machine guard
-Magnetic
-Photoelectric
-Ultrasonic
-Robots
-Acoustic
-Current
-Density
-Displacement
-Fibre-optic
-Flow
-Gas
-Hall-effect
-Humidity
-Interface in solids/liquids
-Level
-Loadcell
-Mass
-Metal detectors
-Moisture
-Other
-Strain gauges
-Thickness
-Vibration
-Amplifiers & pre-amplifiers
-Converters
- A-D
- D-A
- I-P, P-I
- mV/current
- Power (VAR, F, kWh, etc.)
- Programmable
-Isolators
-Multiplexers
-Root extractors
-Heat flow monitors
-Infrared (IR) line scan
-IR non-contact
-IR thermal imaging
-Panel-mount indicators
-Pyrometers (IR non-contact)
-RTDs (Pt 100, Ni)
-Temperature indicating paints/labels
-Temperature switches
-Thermistors (PTC, NTC)
-Thermocouple extension cables
-Thermocouple reference units
-Thermocouples (Type S, T, etc)
-Thermowells
-Conductivity
-Control signal
-Differential pressure
-Electrical power
-Flow
-Frequency
-Gas
-Level
-pH
-Pneumatic
-Pressure
-Resistance
-Temperature
-Universal, programmable
-Vibration
-Wireless
Section - Services & Systems
-Consulting engineers
- Project management
- Systems specification
-Contractors
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Industrial lighting
- Maintenance
- Materials handling
- Panel builders
- Process control
- System wiring/installation
-Programmers
- DCS
- MES/CIM
- Other
- PLC
- scada
-Project Management
-System integration/consulting
- CIM/CAM
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Information systems
- Materials handling
- Other
- Process control
- Production management
- Scada/DCS/PLC
- Telemetry
- Warehousing
-Automotive
-Batch production
-Blending
-Boiler/furnace control
-Building management
-Chemicals
-Compressed air
-Energy management
-Environmental control & monitoring
-Food & beverage
-Furnace control & management
-Gas, infrared heating systems
-Injection moulding
-Kiln control
-Laboratory control & management
-Laser-based
- cutting, drilling
-Materials handling
-Mining & metals
-Packaging and Labelling
-Petrochemical
-Power generation & distribution
-Pulp & paper
-Shop-floor data collection
-Transportation
-Water & waste water
News from SAM Systems Automation & Management :
Save electricity with the convenience of GeyserWorx
29 January 2020, Smart Home Automation, SAM Systems Automation & Management

The GeyserWorx Deluxe system allows users to control their geysers remotely through the GeyserWorx app available for Android or Apple iOS.

Strategic thinking grows SAM into a major market SI
April 2016, System Integration & Control Systems Design, SAM Systems Automation & Management

From small beginnings in his garage, Claudio Agostinetto quickly grew Systems Automation & Management (SAM) into a multi-branch company that now occupies several buildings in Johannesburg, Durban, Saldanha, ...

SAM provides Richards Bay bulk port PLC and scada system upgrade
December 2015, System Integration & Control Systems Design, SAM Systems Automation & Management

Systems Automation and Management (SAM) recently performed the automation upgrade of the Transnet Port Terminals bulk import and export facilities in Richards Bay Harbour. The port is responsible for ...

Systems Automation and Management
June 2014, System Integration & Control Systems Design, SAM Systems Automation & Management

Upgrading existing automation solution for an efficient sorting line.

Systems Automation and Management receives Dekra certification
June 2013, News, SAM Systems Automation & Management

Systems Automation and Management (SAM) recently underwent a Quality Assessment Audit by Dekra Certification and is proud to announce that SAM has received ISO9001:2008 Certification as of March 2013. ...

Systems Automation and Management: Upgrade old Siemens S5 control systems to the latest Siemens PCS7
September 2012, System Integration & Control Systems Design, SAM Systems Automation & Management

Systems Automation and Management (SAM) has developed methodologies, using various products and engineering knowhow, to give its clients a control system upgrade without breaking the budget. Thus all ...

Systems Automation and Management - selected client base enabled increased service capabilities
February 2011, System Integration & Control Systems Design, SAM Systems Automation & Management

Systems Automation and Management (SAM) was founded in June 1988 and has grown to a complement of 60 people, comprising mostly technical and engineering staff with six administrative personnel and nine ...

Managing plant documentation intelligently
July 2010, IT in Manufacturing, SAM Systems Automation & Management

Increasing plant and workforce efficiency, using data management and version control software. Industrial plants are becoming more automated putting staff under increased pressure to manage the automation ...

I&C industry review
January 2006, News, Endress+Hauser South Africa, SAM Systems Automation & Management , Temperature Controls, Varispeed (Div. of Hudaco Trading)

We intend over the next few issues to have a look at the industry but in less detail with several companies being included in each article

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