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Adhesive for heavy, abnormal loads applications launched

By: Paige Müller     20th April 2018 Diversified sealing and adhesive company Loctite, a subsidiary of Germany headquartered Henkel, launched a new range of Loctite universal structural bonders (industrial strength hybrid adhesives) that expands the capabilities of traditional adhesives.  

Get Wise About Using Variable Speed Drives

     15th January 2018 The benefits of variable speed drives (VSDs) are making this technology a popular choice among users of electric motors; now, with the introduction of the WEG Insulation System Evolution (WISE®) to all WEG motor lines, customers have full assurance that all WEG motors are VSD-compatible. “Not all... 

Unique repair solutions have ‘unlimited’ applications

By: Robyn Wilkinson     17th November 2017 Applications for industrial lining solutions provider Groupline Projects’ (GLP’s) Armacoat and Armasteel composite repair systems seem to be “unlimited”, as the company embarks on a quest to tailor the repair solutions – tried and tested in the mining sector – for other industries, says GLP GM... 

Western Cape municipality begins master plan to combat water loss

     13th October 2017 The Drakenstein local municipality in Paarl, Western Cape, has begun a 20-year master plan to replace old or ageing asbestos pipes in the region with high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipes, which will achieve significant success in reducing water loss throughout the municipal area. Water leakage... 

Composite repair systems an alternative to welding and most steel repairs

     11th July 2017 Industrial lining solutions providers Groupline Projects (GLP) – a subsidiary of Wonderstone, which forms part of the Assore Group of companies – now offer revolutionary alternatives to welding, in the form of Armasteel and Armacoat composite repair systems, in South Africa. Since 2008, the... 

Thermaspray’s plasma coating solutions are helping the adhesives and labelling industries out of sticky situations

     5th June 2017 The remarkable properties of plasma coating technologies from coating specialists, Thermaspray, can extend component service life and reduce costs significantly. This is achieved by improving component performance and efficiency in the adhesives and labelling industry. Replacing parts with new... 

Synaafrica Exclusive Distributor for Synavax throughout Africa

     10th May 2017 Synaafrica is proud to be offering leading edge, sustainable Nano-engineered coating technology for energy savings and asset protection throughout Africa. The Company has been appointed as the authorized distributor for Synavax™. The Synavax™ patented product line for insulation, corrosion... 

Sewer manual to be published next month

By: Marleny Arnoldi     28th April 2017 Plastic pipes manufacturer DPI Plastics will publish its comprehensive sewer product manual next month that provides detailed information on its range of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe applications and installations in the sewage and effluent sector.  

Supplier delivers products for chemical conveyance system

By: Nadine James     10th March 2017 Thermoplastic products supplier Astore Keymak – formerly Astore Africa – supplied and delivered several polymer plastic products to assist with the installation of a conveyance system at Omnia Group’s chemical subsidiary Protea Chemicals’ plant, in Wadeville. The project, a result of a... 

New Revolutionary Quick-Curing A.B.E. Protection For Discovery Air-Conditioning Plant

     8th February 2017 A.b.e. Construction Chemicals’ new VIP quickfloor system that can cure in less than an hour to enable flooring contractors to provide incredibly rapid flooring has been applied as waterproofing protection at the Discovery Holdings headquarters in Sandton. A.b.e., part of the Chryso Southern... 

Quick Curing Flooring System From A.B.E. Eliminates Costly Downtimme

     25th August 2016 A.B.E Construction Chemicals’ range of flooring products has been expanded with the local distribution rights for the VIP QuickFloor system that can cure in less than an hour to enable flooring contractors to provide new flooring overnight or even faster. The rapid curing eliminates costly... 

Huntsman Collaboration with ACCIONA Infraestructuras results in award winning all-composite lighthouse

     11th July 2016 Huntsman Advanced Materials’ commitment to innovation and process improvement was tested to the full on a recent lighthouse project led by ACCIONA Infraestructuras.  Working in collaboration with various partners an outstanding result was achieved which went on to win one of the prestigious 2016... 

Sika Scoops Unilever Ice Cream Project

     9th May 2016 As a reliable supplier of high performance flooring systems, Sika recently scooped the contract for flooring Unilever’s new state-of-the-art ice cream factory at Lord’s View Industrial Park, Midrand. The first factory of its kind in Africa, it boasts the latest green technology including zero... 

Innovative water-based dispersions to be introduced

     4th March 2016 Latices and speciality emulsion polymers producer Synthomer is set to introduce its latest water-based products for coatings, construction and flooring adhesives at this year’s American Chemical Society Exhibition scheduled for March 13 to 17 at the San Diego Convention Center.  Among the next... 

Filter felt with better service life introduced

By: Malusi Mkhize     27th November 2015 Dust filter bags supplier Crosible Filtration has introduced a new range of filter felt, comprising various polymers and manufactured using a unique method that improves the product’s quality, dust capturing efficiencies longevity and corrosion resistance, says managing member Sebastiaan Buisman.... 

Customers in mining, industry and petrochemicals are likely to benefit from increased competition in the South African pump market resulting from the acquisition by WPIL of Italian pump company Gruppo Aturia. The acquisition took place in June. WPIL is th

     4th August 2015 The acquisition took place in June. WPIL is the holding company of local manufacturers APE Pumps and Mather+Platt, both well known in the South African and southern African pump markets. The group consists of the following companies of ATURIA, ROTOS MARELLI, AUDOLI & BERTOLA and Aris Chiappa.... 

Odyssey Motorcycles selects Araldite® 2031 for Harley-Davidson project

     9th September 2014 Araldite® 2031 epoxy adhesive has been specified by Odyssey Motorcycles for use in the custom-build process on the Harley-Davidson Super Sport Roadster Breakout motorbike. On this 2014 Harley-Davidson® CVO™ Breakout® Softail® model, French manufacturer, Odyssey Motorcycles, is responsible for the... 

Polyurea Comes To The Fore In Sa Construction Industry

     10th March 2014 Reflecting an international trend, polyurea is coming to the fore in South Africa as an innovative solution for repairing concrete buildings and structures and Concor Civils’ recently established concrete repair division is using this high performance plural component elastomer in an increasing... 

Supplier experiences success with industrial flooring system

     26th October 2012 Specialised construction products supplier a.b.e Construction Chemicals, part of the Chryso Southern Africa group, says its a.b.e screed polyurethane (PU) flooring system has been specified for a variety of warehouse and factory flooring projects throughout South Africa. 


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