Gauteng-based UV + IR Engineering has been involved in the manufacture of infrared mineral and diamond dryers as well as ultraviolet curing for the printing industry since its founding in September 1981.
The company’s 1 600 m2 factory at 24 Production road, in Amalgam, near Johannesburg, is equipped with mineral dryers, diamond dryers, ultraviolet curing conveyors and sterilising feeders, power-coating ovens, process heating facilities, gravel splitters and glove boxes.
The main input materials used by the company, which employs 30 people, include mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium.
The major contracts awarded to UV + IR Engineering in the recent past include diamond gravel drying for the Orapa diamond mine, in Botswana, as well as for Russian diamond-mining giant Alrosa, Lesotho’s Letšeng diamond mine, and the Boteti mine, in Botswana. The company has also undertaken carbon drying for DRA, in Tanzania, powder coating curing for Crabtree South Africa, iron-ore drying for IMP Australia, the curing of varnish for Ipex South Africa and the curing of ink for Keypack South Africa and Aerosud South Africa.
Edited by: Martin Zhuwakinyu
Creamer Media Senior Deputy Editor
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