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Local manufacturer looks to bridge skills gap

By: Nadine James     11th August 2017 Sealing products manufacturer Klinger Mzansi has opened its training academy, which offers a learnership programme, joint integrity training as well as an introductory course on all of the company’s products. Klinger sales and marketing director Phillip Herbst notes that the academy opened on... 

Hudson Rubber (Pty) Ltd

     23rd May 2017 Hudson Rubber (Pty) Ltd was founded in 1959 in Pretoria, South Africa and is a well- known brand in the industry. The company was owned by the founding family until October 2016 when it was sold to private investors. The Hudson Rubber capacity was further expanded in November 2016 when a merge... 

The Functional Heavy Duty Impact Traffic Door

     23rd November 2016 The Apex SR 9000 heavy duty impact door is not only engineered to ensure safety and ruggedness, but it manages to blend into any environment as a result of its sleek, modern design. This cost effective, insulated traffic door has found popularity in market sectors where dependable operation... 

Bolted joint integrity software to support tool range

     14th October 2016 In order to support its extensive range of hydraulic bolt tightening tools, UK hydraulic tools supplier Hi-Force launched Boltright Pro – an innovative bolted joint integrity software programme – in August. The software is designed to assist engineers by providing accurate bolt load calculations... 

Increasing demand for gasket installation

By: Robyn Wilkinson     5th August 2016 Having identified a need in the market for the correct installation of gaskets at industrial plants, supplier of sealing products and services Klinger Mzansi is offering a Joint Integrity Management Service in addition to its product line to help increase the safety and efficiency of plants. 

Correct sealing products imperative

     5th August 2016 The selection of the correct industrial sealing product in modern engineering is a critical consideration, both in the design of new equipment and in the choice of products to replace those that are no longer suitable, says industrial static sealing products manufacturer and supplier BMG gaskets... 

Sealing, gluing and potting diversity for the automobile industry

     28th July 2016 At Automechanika, from 13 to 17 September 2016 in Frankfurt am Main, the Sonderhoff group of companies will present their products for the automotive industry. The world's leading system supplier and process specialist for sealing, gluing and potting solutions based on polyurethane, silicone or... 

Metric Automotive Engineering Takes The Guesswork Out Of Rebuilding The Latest Generation Engines By Offering Ipd-Style 123 Gasket Sets

     7th April 2016 Metric Automotive Engineering has taken the guesswork out of rebuilding the latest-generation Caterpillar® engines by offering IPD-style 123 gasket sets, Andrew Yorke, operations director, says. “These gasket sets mean you simply order one part number and receive one box, with everything that you... 

Hyundai extends warranty to seven years

     19th February 2016 Korean motor vehicle manufacturer Hyundai Automotive South Africa (HASA) has extended its manufacturer’s warranty to ensure a better resale value. The Bedfordview-based company has implemented a long, five year/150 000 km warranty period since 2007. Moreover the company, which sold around... 

Hyundai unveils big extension to warranty terms

By: Irma Venter     19th February 2016 Hyundai Automotive South Africa (SA) has announced that it will introduce a manufacturer’s warranty of 7 years, or 200 000 km, on its vehicles, up from the 5 year/150 000 km warranty introduced at the end of 2007. The company believes this “bold and confident new feature will ensure even greater... 

Access To Quality Diesel Engine Replacement Parts Reduces Downtime And Maintenance Costs For The Mining Sector

     2nd February 2016 The growing cost of maintenance, especially with the current exchange rate issues, has spurred the growth of low cost, low quality spurious replacement parts. Andrew Yorke, director at Metric Automotive Engineering, says that this is especially true in those sectors, such as earthmoving and... 

Hyundai SA pushes warranty up to 7 years/200 000 km

By: Irma Venter     1st February 2016 Hyundai Automotive South Africa (SA) has announced that it will introduce a manufacturer’s warranty of 7 years, or 200 000 km, on its vehicles, up from the 5 year/150 000 km warranty introduced at the end of 2007. The company believes this “bold and confident new feature will ensure even greater... 

Pilot programme set to upgrade lower-tier S African automotive suppliers

By: Natalie Greve     7th January 2016 Gauteng-based government implementation agency the Automotive Industry Development Centre (AIDC), in collaboration with the United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (Unido) and the International Labour Office (ILO), has launched a pilot programme for the development and application of a... 

AIDC, UNIDO and ILO Automotive Competitiveness Project Kick-off

     4th January 2016 The Automotive Industry Development Centre in Gauteng, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation and the International Labour Office , have launched  a pilot programme for the development and application of a methodology to upgrade tier 2 and lower suppliers in the South African... 

Service ball valves increase valve service life at wax expansion project

By: Mia Breytenbach     23rd October 2015 Commercial and technical valve solution specialist Heaton Valves Africa (HVA) last month supplied 14 Titan severe service ball valves for the second phase of petrochemicals giant Sasol’s Fischer-Tropsch wax expansion project (FTWEP). The FTWEP involves the construction of a new wax plant at the... 

Metric Automotive Engineering Offers Multilayer Steel (Mls)

     25th September 2015 Metric Automotive Engineering has made the latest Multilayer Steel cylinder head gasket sets for Caterpillar® C13 engines from IPD available to the local rebuild market. “The MLS construction features a graphite mating surface treatment,” Andrew Yorke, operations director, says. It comprises a... 

Sales of new static head seals increasing

By: Dylan Slater     7th August 2015 Market acceptance of Edenvale-based seals company Seal & Gasket Supplies’ DFL108 static head seal has been positive, as consumers are receiving the full benefits and advantages of the seal, says sales manager Dulcie Nkambule. 

Couplings manufacturer extends product range

By: Jonathan Rodin     6th February 2015 Mechanical pipe-joining systems manufacturer Victaulic has extended its patented installation-ready line, making Style 107 QuickVic rigid couplings for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems available in DN250-DN300 10- and 12-inch sizes. The additional sizes provide more... 

Apex Sr 9000 Insulated Impact Traffic Doors From Apex Strip Curtains & Doors Are Engineered For Safety And Ruggedness

     17th November 2014 Apex SR 9000 insulated impact traffic doors from Apex Strip Curtains & Doors have found a niche in discerning market sectors where dependable operation coupled with a consistently attractive appearance are important factors. These traffic doors are not only engineered to ensure safety and... 

Metric Automotive Engineering Rounds Up Recent Launch Of Idp Aftermarket Parts For Caterpillar® Diesel Engines

     27th October 2014 A range of IPD aftermarket parts for Caterpillar® diesel engines are available from Metric Automotive Engineering. “This is part of IPD’s concerted drive to introduce new products that help cut costs for owners of Caterpillar® equipment without jeopardising engine performance or life,” operations... 

Torque wrench pumps introduced 

     17th October 2014 UK-based hydraulic tools company Hi-Force this month launched a range of three-speed hydraulic torque wrench pumps to the global market. 

Metric Automotive Engineering Releases 30 New Ipd Gasket Sets

     2nd October 2014 Metric Automotive Engineering has announced the availability of 30 new IPD Style 1-2-3 gasket sets for a range of Caterpillar® C32 engine applications. These range from in frame to out of frame and cylinder replacement options for D11T tractors, 992K and 993K loaders, 777G off highway trucks and... 

ipd caterpillar c9 engine gasket kits secure engine life and performance

     5th September 2014 IPD develops superior components designed to provide high quality, affordable solutions for a variety of markets and applications. Cognisance is given to the extreme conditions that diesel engines are subjected to, specifically in the construction and mining sectors. Available from official... 

Gasket Developments Add Durability

     4th September 2014 Over the past decade Caterpillar’s research and development programme has led to a steady transition from flat gaskets to ‘integral seals’ as standard fitment on latest generation Cat models to meet high performing engine, hydraulic and drive train sealing applications. “Integral seals provide a... 

Polyurethane material offers benefits to seal manufacturing

By: Mia Breytenbach     8th August 2014 Seal and gasket manufacturer Seal & Gasket Supplies now uses large-diameter semifinished raw materials in nitrile butadiene rubber and hydrolysis-resistant polyurethane (HPU) in the manufacture of its seal products. “As customers are realising the importance of using high-quality products with... 

Ipd C12 Engine Overhaul Kits Lower Rebuilding Costs

     4th August 2014 IPD’S new C12 engine basic overhaul kits, cylinder kits, bearings, IPDStyle 1-2-3™ and multiple style gasket sets, valve train and cam and pin bushings provide all the basic overhaul parts necessary to rebuild the Caterpillar C12 engine. The quality of this new line of components is... 

Pipe joining suitable for difficult terrain

     30th May 2014 A Sedibeng Water Board pipeline installation is set to become the benchmark for rapid and robust piping installations for municipal water supplies and similar applications in South Africa, says developer and producer of mechanical pipe joining systems Victaulic. After the discovery of leakages in... 

Ipd Replacement Parts For Caterpillar C Series Engines From C7 To C32 Available In 2014

     26th May 2014 As Caterpillar® C-Series engines begin to roll out into the aftermarket after more than ten years into OE production, fleet owners have the option to install IPD quality engineered replacement parts which are unmatched by any other aftermarket or replacement part. “C-Series engines are entering... 

Good Looks And Functionality Combine In The Apex Sr 9000

     6th May 2014 The Apex SR 9000 insulated impact traffic door is not only engineered to ensure safety and ruggedness, but it also manages to blend into any environment as a result of its sleek, modern design. The engineers at Apex Strip Curtains & Doors carefully assessed the optimum design elements required in... 

High-quality seals and correct maintenance critical

By: Ilan Solomons     2nd May 2014 Hydraulic and pneumatic seal supplier Seal & Gasket Supplies stresses that buying substandard components will lead to more frequent breakdowns, resulting in overall work productivity decreasing and ultimately culminating in costly long-term consequences for businesses. “Companies need to train... 

New fire protection systems well received in South Africa

By: Ilan Solomons     29th November 2013 Mechanical pipe-joining systems company Victaulic introduced its globally popular range of fire protection systems to South Africa in the past few months and it has been well received to date, says Victaulic regional manager South Africa Barry van Jaarsveld. “The FireLock EZ Style 009N is a rigid... 

Molex Reinforces its Commitment to Worker Safety with the Woodhead Wide-Area Portable LED Light for Class 1, Division 2 Locations

     14th November 2013 Combines NEMA-3 protection with superior 5270-lumen output making it ideal for harsh environments where visibility is critical  Molex Incorporated introduces its Woodhead® Wide-Area Portable LED Light for Class 1, Division 2 locations including petrochemical and refinery environments.  Designed... 

Fire mains replacement project at KZN port nears completion

By: Sashnee Moodley     18th October 2013 Fluid conveyance and solutions provider Incledon has, to date, supplied R10-million worth of grooved galvanised steel piping products and couplings to a fire mains replacement project, at the Port of Richards Bay, in KwaZulu-Natal.  

Grooved piping system superior to traditional joining

By: Ilan Solomons     31st May 2013 Mechanical joints are increasingly being used in the transport of water, owing tothe advantages offered by grooved piping systems in laying pipework cross-country, which make them a superior choice to traditional joining techniques, mechanical pipe-joining systems manu-facturer Victaulic regional... 

Seal & Gasket Supplies

     26th April 2013 East Rand-based Seal & Gasket Supplies, which has been in operation since 1981, is a manufacturer and distributor of high-pressure hydraulic and pneumatic sealing products, including O-rings, oil seals, PTFE seals, gaskets, rubber-moulded seals and custom-made parts. 

Supplier launches new genset controller

By: Samantha Herbst     21st September 2012 Italy-based electrical equipment manufacturer Lovato launched its new RGK800 generating set (genset) controller unit in South Africa this month. Specialist electrical equipment supplier Electromechanica hosted the launch event at its Johannesburg and Cape Town offices, having flown in two Lovato... 

Liquid gaskets said to outperform traditional materials 

     10th August 2012 Speciality chemicals and adhesives supplier Henkel South Africa, which is also the manufacturer of the Loctite brand of sealants, maintains that liquid gaskets produce seals that create better results than traditional materials. 

Accredited joint, flange sealing academy opens in SA

By: Chantelle Kotze     10th August 2012 Sealing and jointing materials manufacturer and trader Novus Sealing South Africa, an authorised distributor of international industrial sealing product, gasket and packing firm FDS Group, launched the South African arm of the UK-based Academy of Joint Integrity in May. 

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