Yearly Archives: 2019


Abacus is well on its way to complete 9 rubber tyred gantry crane upgrades before the mad Christmas rush. The cranes are being upgraded from old Siemens Masterdrives to new Sinamics S120 drive systems. The upgrade was necessary due to the unavailability of spares and the unreliability of the old […]

Helping Transnet gear up for Christmas


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Abacus designed a multi product dosing system, using Lamas TLB4 and S7 1200 PLC on profinet communication, for a customer. The first of 4 panels, ready to be shipped.

Dosing System




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Here’s to building stronger ties with Laumas! Nico Erasmus from Abacus (center in photo) receives a traditional green Laumas tie after training and negotiations at Laumas headquarters in Italy last week.      

Stronger ties with Laumas


Old extruder
After a decade of solid performance, a customer requested Abacus to re-upgrade their plastic extrusion line and include additional features. The photos show a section of the 5 tier panel that was replaced: Before (left) and after (right).

Re-upgrade after 10 years!