Motion Control Buyers' Guide
Tectra Automation

3 Riverfields Boulevard, Witfontein Ext 56, Kempton Park

tel:  
+27 11 971 9400
fax:  
+27 11 971 9440
email:  
sales@tectra.co.za
url:  
www.hytecgroup.co.za

Iso Certification ISO 9001:2015

Sale of: pneumatics for industrial automation, vacuum technology, linear bearings, ball screws, ball rail, aluminium profile frames, workpiece transfer systems, conveyors and protective fencing, robotic systems, electric actuators, AC servo drives, PLCs, CNC controls.

Manufacture of: aluminium profile cutting and frame assembly, linear shaft/ball screw cutting and machining, pneumatic cylinder manufacture and repair, pneumatic system assembly installation and testing, servo control servicing and repair, complete industrial automation systems.

Installer of: pneumatic systems, vacuum systems, electric drive and control systems, customised industrial automation systems.

System integrator of: automation systems, comprising pneumatic, electric drive and control systems, linear motion and assembly technologies.


Hytec Services Mozambique

tel: +258 21 731414
fax: +258 21 731431
garrick.steyn@hytec.co.za
Hytec Spartan

tel: +27 11 975 9700
fax: +27 11 975 8709
mike.harrison@hytec.co.za
Hytec Vanderbijlpark

tel: +27 16 981 3040
fax: +27 16 981 3047
pieterb@hytec.co.za
Hytec Walvis Bay - Namibia

tel: +264 6 420 3457
fax: +264 6 420 3459
cobus.louw@hytec.co.za
Hytec Witbank

tel: +27 13 697 0003
fax: +27 13 692 3154
frikkie.deklerk@hytec.co.za
Tectra Port Elizabeth

tel: +27 41 487 0900
fax: +27 41 487 0904
jason.saunders@boschrexroth.co.za
Hytec Kuruman

tel: +27 53 712 0803
fax: +27 53 712 0802
emile.markram@hytec.co.za
Hytec Port Elizabeth

tel: +27 41 453 2111
fax: +27 41 451 1528
gideon.scheepers@hytec.co.za
Hytec Steelpoort

tel: +27 13 230 9259
fax: +27 13 230 9714
jaco.dupreez@hytec.co.za
Tectra Johannesburg

tel: +27 11 971 9400
fax: +27 11 971 9440
kevin.lombard@boschrexroth.co.za
Tectra Cape Town

tel: +27 21 510 7802
fax: +27 21 510 2641
quintin.ras@boschrexroth.co.za
Tectra Durban

tel: +27 31 780 2130
fax: +27 31 780 2159
justin.kruger@boschrexroth.co.za
Hytec Klerksdorp

tel: +27 18 462 6525
fax: +27 18 462 7280
wynand.harmse@hytec.co.za
Hytec Newcastle

tel: +27 34 312 1261
fax: +27 34 312 7603
eddie.norman@hytec.co.za
Hytec Richards Bay

tel: +27 35 751 1730
fax: +27 35 751 1735
herman.venter@hytec.co.za
Hytec Rustenburg

tel: +27 14 596 7888
fax: +27 14 596 7660
louise.bosse@hytec.co.za
Hytec Saldanha Bay

tel: +27 22 714 2507
fax: +27 22 714 2486
drikus.vandijk@hytec.co.za
Hytec Services Ghana

tel: +233 24 486 4306
fax: +233 24 431 7714
sean.botha@hytec.co.za
Bosman, Malan
National Sales Manager
malan.bosman@boschrexroth.co.za
Dicks, Grové
Sales Manager Gauteng
grove.dicks@boschrexroth.co.za
Lombard, Kevin
General Manager
kevin.lombard@boschrexroth.co.za
Narainsamy, Jonathan
Product Manager: Assembly Technology
jonathan.narainsamy@boschrexroth.co.za
van den Berg, Julie
Product Manager - Linear Motion
julie.vandenberg@boschrexroth.co.za
Venter, Georg
Product Manager - Electric Drives and Controls
wiets.pretorius@boschrexroth.co.za
SA Pneumatic Natal
Durban
tel: +27 31 206 2144
fax: +27 31 206 2143
Trade Tooling
East London
tel: +27 43 743 2435
fax: +27 43 743 6492
Accuride
(Authorised Resellers/Dealer/Sub-Agency)
Airwork
(Authorised Resellers/Dealer/Sub-Agency)
Aventics
(Authorised Resellers/Dealer/Sub-Agency)
Bosch Rexroth
(Sole Distributor/Sole Agency)
Cypag
(Sole Distributor/Sole Agency)
Indramat
(Sole Distributor/Sole Agency)
Mecman
(Sole Distributor/Sole Agency)
Omal
(Authorised Resellers/Dealer/Sub-Agency)
Refu
(Authorised Resellers/Dealer/Sub-Agency)
Rexroth
(Sole Distributor/Sole Agency)
Rexroth Bosch
(Sole Distributor/Sole Agency)
Rexroth Indramat
(Sole Distributor/Sole Agency)
Rexroth Star
(Sole Distributor/Sole Agency)
Schmalz
(Authorised Resellers/Dealer/Sub-Agency)
Star
(Sole Distributor/Sole Agency)
VISD
(Authorised Resellers/Dealer/Sub-Agency)
Section - Actuators & manipulators
-Linear
- Other
- Servo
- Stepper
-Other
- Feed units
- Grippers
- Other manipulators
-Rotary
- Other
- Servo
- Stepper
-Linear
-Rotary
-Linear
-Rotary
-Cylinder components & accessories
-Cylinder variants
- Braked cylinders
- Cushioned cylinders
- Custom cylinders
- Double rod end
- Double-acting
- Low profile
- Metric
- Mill-type
- Miniature
- Rodless
- Single-acting
- Spring return
-Linear
- Other
- Servo
-Other
- Feed units
- Grippers pressure/vaccum
- Other manipulators
- Vacuum cups
- Vacuum pads
-Rotary
- Other
- Servo
Section - Control systems & components
-Programmable controls
- PAC
- PC-based
- PLC
-Visualisation
- HMI
-Manifolds
- Drilled metal block
- Modular
- Rotary
-Valves
- Check
- Deceleration
- Directional control; Manual valves & manifolds
- Directional control; Pilot operated valves & manifolds
- Directional control; Pressure-compensated valves & manifolds
- Directional control; Solenoid pilot valves & manifolds
- Directional control; Solenoid valves & manifolds
- Electrically operated
- Flow control
- Manually operated
- Pneumatically operated
- Pressure regulating
- Proportional
- Quick exhaust
- Sequence
Section - Electro, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic systems, including mechatronics & robotics
-Robotics & mechatronics
- Mechatronic components
- Peripherals; Grippers
- Peripherals; Vision systems
- Peripherals; Welding
- Research
- Robots
Section - Gauges, indicators, transmitters, sensors, encoders & switches
-Encoders
- Linear
- Rotary
- Synchros & resolvers
-Personnel safety
- Dual-hand controls
- Foot switches
- Light curtains & guards
- Mechanical guards
- Movement sensors
- Photoelectric guards
- Presence sensors
Section - Maintenance, Reliability & Asset Optimisation
-Pneumatic
- Fittings; Barbed
- Fittings; Couplings
- Fittings; Couplings, quick-acting
- Fittings; Flanged
- Fittings; Flared
- Fittings; Flareless
- Fittings; Flexible couplings
- Fittings; Metric fittings
- Flow dividers, non-rotary
- Flow restrictors
- Hose protectors
- Hose reels
- Hoses; Non-conductive
- Hoses; Regular pneumatic
- Hoses; Self-retracting (coiled)
- O-Ring bosses, pneumatic
- O-Rings, pneumatic
- Tubing, pneumatic
Section - Motors, drives & motor controllers
-AC Motors
- Servomotor; Geared
- Servomotor; Ungeared
-DC Motors
- Servomotor; Geared
- Servomotor; Ungeared
-Controller motor combinations
-Controllers
-Motors
- Other
Section - Power generation, storage, conversion & conditioning
-Other
- AC power supplies; 0-120 V
- DC power supplies; 0-120 V
-Compressors & pumps
- Compressors; Diaphragm
- Compressors; Oil-free
- Compressors; Reciprocating
- Compressors; Rotary screw
- Compressors; Rotary vane
- Pumps; Other
- Pumps; Vacuum
-Dryers
- Absorbtive
-Other
- Condensate drains
- Filters
- Lubricators
- Receivers
- Relief valves
- Separators
- Service units
Section - Power transmission, distribution, protection & installation, including panel components
-Pneumatic
- Fittings; Barbed
- Fittings; Couplings
- Fittings; Couplings, quick-acting
- Fittings; Flanged
- Fittings; Flared
- Fittings; Flareless
- Fittings; Flexible couplings
- Fittings; Metric fittings
- Flow dividers, non-rotary
- Flow restrictors
- Hose protectors
- Hose reels
- Hoses; Non-conductive
- Hoses; Regular pneumatic
- Hoses; Self-retracting (coiled)
- O-Ring bosses, pneumatic
- O-Rings, pneumatic
- Tubing, pneumatic
Section - Services
-Design & engineering
- Cylinder; Custom design
- Engineering
- System integration/consulting
-Dryers
- Maintenance
- Maintenance & manufacture
- Repairs/Maintenance
Section - Tools & equipment including software tools
-Pneumatic
- Cleaning equipment for pneumatic lines
- Hose assembly equipment
- Pneumatic; Test equipment
- Software; Pneumatic design
News from Tectra Automation:
Suction cup for sheet metal handling
Third Quarter 2019, Pneumatic systems & components, Tectra Automation

Tectra Automation has introduced the new SAX bell-shaped suction cup from Schmalz to its range of vacuum components. This is a single-piece suction cup with a vulcanised connection nipple made of reinforced ...

A new servo motor
2nd Quarter 2019, Electrical switching & drive systems & components, Tectra Automation

The new MS2N synchronous servo motor range is Tectra Automations’ latest product offering to break new boundaries in the electric drives and controls industry.

Support for new space telescope
1st Quarter 2019, Pneumatic systems & components, This Week's Editor's Pick, Tectra Automation

Tectra Automation designed and supplied a purpose-built assembly tower to integrate and align the telescope lenses for a new space telescope, using the Bosch Rexroth range of heavy duty modular aluminium profiles and accessories.

Reducing energy costs by 68%
1st Quarter 2019, Hydraulic systems & components, Tectra Automation

In a first for South Africa, Tectra Automation and Hytec collaborated to aid a motor vehicle OEM reduce energy costs at its Port Elizabeth engine plant.

Tectra upgrades flight simulator software
1st Quarter 2019, Electrical switching & drive systems & components, Tectra Automation

Simex contracted Tectra Automation to upgrade software, supply new hardware and adjust and convert a portion of the motion logic control across three flight smulators.

Creating a vacuum without compressed air
4th Quarter 2018, Pneumatic systems & components, Tectra Automation

The ECBP electrical vacuum generator from Schmalz is ideal for handling airtight and slightly porous workpieces.

New rodless cylinder for compact machine design
4th Quarter 2018, Electrical switching & drive systems & components, Tectra Automation

Aventics has recently launched a new double-acting RTC rodless cylinder range for high performance applications that require a compact machine design.

Frequency converters for leaner ­automation
3rd Quarter 2018, Electrical switching & drive systems & components, Tectra Automation

Demand-oriented motor control is enabling users to reduce their electricity consumption by up to 80% compared to fixed-displacement drives. Bosch Rexroth has recently added two new models to its range ...

Vacuum tube lifter for starter batteries
3rd Quarter 2018, Pneumatic systems & components, Tectra Automation

The new Schmalz vacuum tube lifter, JumboFlex Battery, provides a complete solution for the ergonomic and safe handling of starter batteries.

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