With the Covid-19 pandemic mostly a thing of the past, process automation solutions provider Ana-Digi Systems is using the new level of freedom to alleviate some of the problems caused by the worldwide shortage of electronic components by offering its various automation equipment products and services.
Previous stock levels have been increased to cater for the anticipated higher demand for equipment.
Established in 1985, Ana-Digi Systems is a recognized supplier of industrial process automation solutions – of which the LS Electric automation products form a part.
LS Electric is a leader in Korean power solutions, automation and green business, and provides equipment catering for “simple automation control to large-scale manufacturing facilities and process control”.
LS Electric products provide the optimal solutions diverse industrial and mining fields, Ana-Digi says.
Ana-Digi Systems, a wholly black-owned Level 2 broad-based black economic empowered company, is an official distributor of LS Electric automation products, with branches in South Africa’s Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban.
In conversation with Mining Weekly, Ana-Digi Systems comments that, included in the extended scope of automation products offered, it also offers variable speed drives (VSDs) which provide users with enhanced energy saving in a variety of industries.
“Great success has been achieved, especially in ventilation and pumping systems,” the company adds, referencing a mine ventilation project, where a continuous saving of 1MW per fan was achieved, meaning that the system was “paying for itself” within a few months.
The company adds that good stock levels of the most popular programmable logic controllers (PLCs), VSDs, and human-machine interface and motion control products are kept, and that it can supply VSDs ranging in size from 0.1 kW to 10 400 kW and voltages between 220 V and 11 000 V.
PLCs can be supplied for automation systems which require I/O counts ranging from 10 up to 131 000.
All standard industrial communication protocols are catered for, the company says.