Mechanical Technology Archive

MechTech visits Weir Minerals Rubber Products’ state-of-the-art custom hose and Linatex® equipment lining facility in Alrode, South Africa. 

PTC is currently demonstrating solutions for closing the loop between the real and digital worlds, not only for the design phase, but also right through a product’s service lifecycle. MechTech talks to Charles Anderson, MD of productONE.

The Efficient Engineering Group, is more than half way through the manufacture, integration and testing of 64 yokes and pedestals for the MeerKAT antennas, a pre-cursor project to Phase 1 of the SKA radio telescope. MechTech talks to Efficient’s Warwick Jackson.

Babcock has provided a swift and well-engineered desuperheater solution for the Sappi Ngodwana Paper and Packaging Mill.

In Mario Kuisis’ final column for 2016, he asks fundamental questions about the value of condition monitoring and offers a checklist-based solution to enable adopters to clearly identify operational goals.

There is an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation in the corridors of the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s (UKZN) discipline of Mechanical Engineering, as students and staff alike prepare for the annual Mechanical Engineering Open Day, taking place on Friday, 28 October 2016 at the Unite School of Engineering building on the Howard College Campus.

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