TLC Engineering Solutions

Block E, St Andrews Office Park, Meadowbrook Lane, Epsom Downs

+27 87 808 2290
+27 86 616 1339
[email protected]

Iso Certification ISO 9001:2015

Core business offering: TLC Engineering Solutions designs, manufactures, installs and supports bespoke infrastructure and equipment performance monitoring systems. Solutions are available for rail, mining, medical, industrial, electrical and mechanical equipment. The company specialises in IoT, remote monitoring, storage, analysis and display of data. It can provide cost-effective local solutions to technology problems.

Cousins, J.T.
Marketing Director
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Valentim, L.M.P.
Operations Director
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(Shared Agency)
(Sole Agency)
(Sole Agency)
Section - Computers & Software
- desktop
- laptop
- servers
- tablet
- workstations
-Industrial computers
- Flat-panel
- Rackmount
- Wall mounted, embeddable
- x86
-Input devices
- Network interfaces (see I/O table)
- Touchscreens
-PC function cards, modules
- Counter/timer
- I/O (analog/digital)
- Image processing
- Relay
- CRT/LCD terminals
- Monitors/display systems
- Printers
-Communication medium
- Copper
- Optical fibre
- Radio
-Communication standard
- Ethernet/IP
- Other
- RS232/485/422
-Distributed I/O systems
- PC-centric
-I/O blocks/modules
-Mounting methods
- DIN rail
- Panel/rack mount modules
- Plug in cards
-Operating features
- Diagnostic capability
-Signal modules
- Analog
- Digital
- Mixed
- Asset management
- Batch production
- Data acquisition, analysis
- Direct control
- Drivers
- Dynamic link to libraries (DLL)
- Link to Windows databases
- Operator interface
- Soft PLC
- Virtual instruments
- OPC clients
- OPC servers
- C, Pascal, etc
- MS Visual Basic
- OOP (e.g. Visual C++)
-Network communications
-Operating Systems
- .Net
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Ethernet-based systems
-In-transit temperature/event
-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
- events
- paperless
-Standalone data loggers
- blast
- density
- vibration
- water quality
-Cable telemetry
- copper wire
- Ethernet LAN
- fibre-optic
-Radio telemetry
-Remote sensing & control
- cable link
- cellular
- radio link
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-In-stream/in situ
- General purpose data-logger
- Other
- Vibration/balance
- Other
- Data-logger
- Other
-Condition monitoring
- Remote site condition monitoring
-Education & training
- Computer-based
- Instructor-led
- Onsite
- Hardware repair
- Testing
-Performance monitoring
- Energy
- Process/production
-Asset related
- Asset management software for intellectual assets (engineering related)
-Education & training
- Simulation for training
-IoT driver & OPC software
- Predictive maintenance
- Preventive maintenance
Section - Miscellaneous Hardware
-Battery chargers
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-4-20mA analog loop
-Remote I/O
-Universal Serial Bus (USB)
-Wireless (for industrial application only)
-Wireless Ethernet port adaptor (aka modem)
-Wireless gateways
-Wireless I/O - analogue
-Wireless I/O - discrete
-Wireless I/O networks
-Wireless range extenders/repeaters
-Wireless sensor networks
-Wireless serial port adaptor (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) (aka modem)
- embedded sensors
- handhelds (PDAs, tablets, smartphones, etc)
- in-vehicle network
- serial port adaptor (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) (aka modem)
-Bluetooth 3+HS/4
- I/O analogue
- I/O discrete
- serial port Bluetooth adaptors (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) (aka modem)
-Bluetooth Classic
- I/O analogue
- I/O discrete
- serial port Bluetooth adaptors (RS-232/RS-422/RS-485) (aka modem)
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-Analytics & reporting
-Big data & cloud technologies
-Interoperability HW/SW
-M2M communication
-Smart sensors
-Optical, laser
-Tank gauging
-Machine vision systems
-Visual inspection systems
-Weigh bridges
-Annunciator panels
- LCD, flat-panel
-Handheld terminals
-Computer interfaces
-Programmable motion control systems
- Custom system design
-Pressure-electrical transducers
-Strain gauges
-Amplifiers & pre-amplifiers
- A-D
- D-A
- mV/current
- Power (VAR, F, kWh, etc.)
-Heat flow monitors
-IR non-contact
- Digital
Section - Services & Systems
-Hardware repair
- Other
-System integration/consulting
- Electrical
- Factory automation
- Information systems
- Other
- Production management
- Quality control
- Telemetry
- Warehousing
-Training (excluding supplier/product specific training)
-Batch production
-Building management
-Energy management
-Environmental control & monitoring
-Mining & metals
-Power generation & distribution
-Shop-floor data collection
-Water & waste water
Section - Test, Measurement & Calibration
-Mains power analysers
-Phase rotation
-Portable power meters
-X/Y, Y/t chart recorders
-Strain gauging
-Temperature profiling
-Vibration/machine health
- Physical contact
News from TLC Engineering Solutions:
New Windows software for testing aircraft components
September 2000, SCADA/HMI, TLC Engineering Solutions

TLC Software has recently upgraded the computer-based gearbox test rig for the components of South African Airways' aircraft from DOS to Windows. The CRS tester monitors the tensile torque limiter test, ...

Power quality recorder invokes positive response
June 2001, Electrical Power & Protection, TLC Engineering Solutions

Columbus Stainless plant in Middelburg is satisfied with the power quality monitoring system, which was bought two years ago from Bryanston-based TLC Software. The system was chosen after a thorough market ...

Testing program for airline's air starters
March 2001, Maintenance, Test & Measurement, Calibration, TLC Engineering Solutions

TLC Software has designed a computer-based engineering solution program for airline fleets for testing air starters. The program captures data via RS232 serial communications with an Eskom TRI 5000 Datalogger ...

Spoornet commissions vehicles in Sweden with locally produced software
November 2000, News, TLC Engineering Solutions

Spoornet has such faith in Bryanston-based TLC Software's products that the company is currently using a 128-channel data acquisition system for commissioning five of its coaches in Sweden. The Speedwave ...

Two new blast design packages
July 2000, SCADA/HMI, TLC Engineering Solutions

Two blast design packages for massive mining are now available from Bryanston-based TLC Software. The AEL Tunnel 2000 and the AEL Ring 2000 programs were initially written in conjunction with Blast Consult, ...

Umgeni Water installs clamp-on, nonintrusive flowmeters
June 2000, Analytical Instrumentation & Environmental Monitoring, TLC Engineering Solutions

Umgeni Water recently purchased four new-generation Prosonic flowmeters from Endress+Hauser for various flow applications. Having used Endress+Hauser equipment before to measure the flow, level and pressure ...

In-motion weigh- bridges become more affordable
June 2000, Analytical Instrumentation & Environmental Monitoring, TLC Engineering Solutions

The high-cost and intensive maintenance requirements of traditional in-motion weighbridges have often prevented companies from investing in them. TLC Software now offers the Dynamass Lite, a user-friendly, ...

A new power quality recorder
May 2000, Data Acquisition & Telemetry, TLC Engineering Solutions

TLC Software announced the launch of a new power quality recorder for recording quality of supply information. The QSR2000 system, based on TLC Software's QSR32 generation power quality recorder, is a ...

Industry news:
New industrial tablet series for non-ex applications
I&C July 2024, Data Acquisition & Telemetry, Pepperl+Fuchs

Pepperl+Fuchs is introducing a rugged tablet series in accordance with MIL-STD-810H. The slim Windows-based devices are available with a 20 or 25 cm display, offering numerous customisation options and an extensive range of accessories.

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I&C July 2024, News, Festo South Africa

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