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Omron Electronics
Omron Electronics

22 Friesland Drive, Longmeadow Business Park, Modderfontein

tel:  
+27 11 579 2600
email:  
info_sa@omron.com
url:  
www.industrial.omron.co.za

Core business offering: Omron Electronics specialises in the field of automation. Omron's business fields cover a broad spectrum from industrial automation and electronic components, to automotive electronics, social infrastructure systems, healthcare and environmental solutions.


Cape Town

tel: +27 21 551 2448
fax: +27 21 552 9521
info_sa@omron.com
Durban

tel: +27 31 275 3000
fax: +27 31 275 3050
info_sa@omron.com
de Jager, Laetitia
Marketing Manager
laetitia.de.jager@omron.com
Ferreira, Euston
Channel/Operations Manager
euston.ferreira@omron.com
Marques, Victor
Country General Manager
victor.marques@omron.com
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Section - Computers & Software
-Industrial computers
- Compact, embeddable (PC/104, PCI, ISA bus) modules
- PLC plug-in
- Wall mounted, embeddable
- x86
-Input devices
- Network interfaces (see I/O table)
- Pens, wands
- Touchscreens
-Peripherals
- CRT/LCD terminals
- Hot-swappable power supplies
- Monitors/display systems
-Motion control system design
-Safety engineering
-Simulation systems
-Communication medium
- Copper
- Optical fibre
- Radio
-Communication standard
- Ethernet/IP
- Fieldbus
- 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
- High temperature
- Sealed units
-Signal modules
- Analog
- Digital
- Mixed
-Applications
- Alarm management
- Artificial intelligence
- Batch production
- Data acquisition, analysis
- Direct control
- Drivers
- Dynamic link to libraries (DLL)
- Facility optimisation
- Link to Windows databases
- Operator interface
- Programming languages
- Soft PLC
- System simulation/PID tuning
-Datasharing
- Clipboard
- DDE
- OLE
- OPC clients
- OPC servers
-Language
- MS Visual Basic
- OOP (e.g. Visual C++)
- PLC languages
-Network communications
- Fieldbus
- Low-level networks
- TCP/IP
-Operating Systems
- .Net
-Operating systems
- Windows 7
Section - Data Acquisition & Remote Control
-Barcode systems
- Automated
- Handheld
-Ethernet-based systems
-Machine health monitoring
-PC based data acquisition
- automatic data acquisition
- data acquisition cards
- presentation/analysis software
-Radio frequency tags
-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
-Redundancy
-Reports
-Standalone version available
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-Condition monitoring
- Remote site condition monitoring
-Consulting
- Technical
-Education & training
- Computer-based
- Instructor-led
- Onsite
-Maintenance
- Calibration
- Hardware repair
- Predictive maintenance
-Optimisation
- Energy
-Performance monitoring
- Energy
- Process/production
-Education & training
- Competency-based learning
- Simulation for training
-IoT driver & OPC software
-Maintenance
- Planning & scheduling
- Predictive maintenance
- Preventive maintenance
-Optimisation & efficiency
- Asset optimisation
- Energy optimisation
- Expert systems
- Maintenance optimisation
- Simulation for optimisation
Section - Miscellaneous Hardware
-Signal
- Coaxial
- Computer, LAN
- Flat, ribbon
- Multiwire
- Screened
- Twisted pair
-Circular, power
-Fieldbus interface
-I/O
-Watertight
-Batteries
- Secondary (rechargeable)
-DC-DC converters
-Instrument power supplies
-Mains AC-DC converters
-Uninterruptible power supplies
-Heavy duty power switching
-Reed relays
- Dry-contact
-Relays
- DIN-rail mount
- General purpose, control
- Plug-in
- Solid state (photo MOS)
- Solid state (zero-crossing)
- Time delay
-Switches
- Cam-operated
- Key-lock
- Pushbutton-control
- Rocker
- Rotary selector
- Thumb-wheel encoded output
-Cable/terminal marking systems
-Mounting clips, clamps
-Audible alarms
- Horns, sirens
-CBE (circuit breakers for equipment)
-Emergency stop switches
-EMI suppression filters
- Power-line
-Key-lock switches
-Light curtains
-Protection relays
- Over/under voltage
- Over-current
- Phase balance
- Phase sequence
- Pump protection
- Thermal overload, motor protection
-Rope-pull switches
-Safety limit switches
-Visible alarms
- Indicator lights
- Industrial beacons
- LED
-DIN rail-mount
-Fieldbus terminal blocks
-I/O system
-PLC interface
-Pluggable terminal blocks
-Screwed clamp
-Screwless spring cage
-Thermocouple
Section - Networks for Communication & Control
-4-20mA analog loop
-ASI
-CANbus
-DeviceNet
-EtherCat
-Ethernet
-Modbus
-Profibus
-Profinet
-Proprietary
-Remote I/O
-RS232/422/485
-Universal Serial Bus (USB)
-Wireless (for industrial application only)
-Antennas
- extension cables
- indoor
-WiFi
- barcode scanners
Section - Process Control & Manufacturing Technologies
-Communications
- Fieldbus
- Proprietary
- RS232
- RS422/RS485
-Functionality
- Auto/self tuning
- Cascade control
- Logic
- Maths/calculations
- Pattern/profile
- PID/PD
- 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
-Panel size (mm)
- 24x48
- 48x48
- 48x96
- 96x96
-Visual display
-Networked controllers
-PACs - Programmable Automation Controllers
-AC control
- Closed loop
- Flux vector
- Inverters - 1 phase AC
- Inverters - 3 phase AC
- Soft starter
-Monitors/indicators
-Analytics & reporting
-Artificial intelligence
-Big data & cloud technologies
-Cybersecurity
-Industrial IT & networking
-M2M communication
-Smart sensors
-Specialist consulting services
-Capacitive & conductive
-Float-operated
-Microwave, guided & radar
-Rotary paddle
-Tank gauging
-Tilt switch
-Ultrasonic
-Vibrating fork
-Machine vision lighting
-Machine vision sensors
-Machine vision systems
-Visual inspection systems
-Alarm indicators
-Analog panel meters
-Annunciator panels
-Digital panel meters
-Digital process indicators
-Displays
- Bar graphs
- Characters
- Programmable message
- Touchscreens
-Handheld terminals
-HMI
-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
-Computer interfaces
-Gearboxes
-Programmable motion control systems
- Custom system design
- Servo systems
-Rotary encoders
-Servo amplifiers
- Electronic
-Servo motors
- Cage rotor induction motors
- Geared motor units
- Linear motors
- Synchro motors
-Differential pressure transducers
-Pressure switches
-Pressure-electrical transducers
-Capacitive
-Colour mark
-Edge detection
-Inductive
-Infrared
-Laser
-Limit switch
-Machine guard
-Magnetic
-Photoelectric
-Ultrasonic
-Peripherals
- grippers
-Robots
-Current
-Displacement
-Fibre-optic
-Flow
-Hole/tear
-Interface in solids/liquids
-Level
-Metal detectors
-Moisture
-Presence
-Tactile
-Thickness
-Vision
-IR non-contact
-Panel-mount indicators
-RTDs (Pt 100, Ni)
-Temperature switches
-Thermocouple extension cables
-Thermocouple reference units
-Thermocouples (Type S, T, etc)
-Counters
- Batch
- Mechanical
- Panel mount
- Rail mount
-Timers
- Analog
- Digital
- Panel mount
- Rail mount
Section - Services & Systems
-Consulting engineers
- Gap analysis
- Project management
- Systems specification
-Contractors
- Factory automation
- System wiring/installation
-Programmers
- MES/CIM
- PLC
- scada
-Project Management
-System integration/consulting
- Factory automation
- Process control
- Quality control
- Scada/DCS/PLC
- Warehousing
-Automotive
-Batch production
-Building management
-Energy management
-Food & beverage
-Injection moulding
-Packaging and Labelling
-Pharmaceutical
-Pulp & paper
-Rubber & plastics
-Sugar
-Textiles
-Transportation
-Water & waste water
News from Omron Electronics:
Get full value from factory floor data with data sciences
October 2021, IT in Manufacturing, Omron Electronics

Valuable information needs to be extracted from the data and presented to the right audience, at the right time and in the right way.

Omron joins The Valuable 500
September 2021, News, Omron Electronics

The Valuable 500 aims to get leaders of multinational companies to bring about changes in business, society and the economy so that persons with disabilities can realise their true potential.

Robotics and the potential to realise the lights-out factory dream
Technews Industry Guide: Sustainable Manufacturing 2021, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Omron Electronics

The phrase ‘lights-out factory’ is generally presented as something for manufacturers to aspire to. But is the concept, which essentially means manufacturing without humans, a realistic goal?

The benefits of mobile robots and cobots
July 2021, Motion Control & Drives, Omron Electronics

Easily configurable production lines will in future consist of collaborative and flexible transport and transfer solutions, tailored to specific production environments.

Controller for robotic systems
June 2021, PLCs, DCSs & Controllers, Omron Electronics

Omron has announced the launch of its first ‘Robotic Integrated Controller’, based on its leading NJ series of machine controllers for industrial automation.

Omron’s 3D simulation development environment
May 2021, IT in Manufacturing, Omron Electronics

Logic, motion, robotics, HMI, vision, sensing, safety and 3D simulation are all integrated within a single platform.

Robot streamlines food delivery
March 2021, Motion Control & Drives, Omron Electronics

The robot was taking part in a month-long ‘Home on Demand’ automated courier service trial, testing the potential for using autonomous robots for deliveries to urban homes.

Sustainability in practice at Omron
January 2021, System Integration & Control Systems Design, Omron Electronics

Today, sustainability is no longer a niche topic, but something that companies are integrating into their business strategies on a daily basis. Not only are sustainability practices necessary to answer ...

Omron launches HD-1500 mobile robot
November 2020, Motion Control & Drives, Omron Electronics

Industry-leading HD-1500 expands the possibilities for autonomous material transport.

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