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Floor Grating – Where Engineering Makes The Difference

7th March 2017 Walkways can be aptly described as the ‘arteries’ of most minerals beneficiation and industrial plants, providing functional access while bearing substantial loads and allowing air and light into working areas. It is essential that the floor grating used for such walkways be well engineered to... 

Material Specifiers Are Dropping The Safety And Performance Ball

16th January 2017 Cost and price are two separate factors, and with increased pressure on the purchase price specifiers of floor grating are purchasing material at the expense of structural integrity and loading capacity. Elaine van Rooyen, marketing manager at Andrew Mentis, has raised the important issue that... 

No Room For Safety Slip-Ups When Times Are Hard

5th December 2016 Managing risk of incidents in the workplace has become even more vital as margins get thinner under tough economic conditions and there is no longer room for error, according to Elaine van Rooyen, marketing manager at Andrew Mentis. “Few businesses can afford safety-related lawsuits during a... 

Non-Slip Characteristics Of Die-Line Enhance Walkway Safety

3rd October 2016 Excellent non-slip characteristics is only one of the advantages the Mentis Die-Line range of positive grip pressed section walkway product offers users. Available in three forms, namely planks, mats and walkways, this locally manufactured walkway grating has a positive serration which ensures... 

Mentis Rectagrid Floor Grating Range Expanded

1st August 2016 Andrew Mentis has announced that its Rectagrid RS Floor Grating range has been expanded to include different pitches. This move, according to Elaine van Rooyen, marketing manager at Andrew Mentis, is in line with current market demands where certain projects require a more lightweight steel... 

Rectagrid Rs40 Creates Space In Facilities

1st June 2016 Companies looking to optimise space within warehouses, distribution facilities and manufacturing plants are increasingly using Rectagrid RS40 floor grating to create mezzanine floors. This locally manufactured floor grating has long been the considered the workhorse of the industrial flooring... 

Expanded Metal Remains An Economical And Cost Effective Material

7th April 2016 Durable, dependable and incredibly versatile, Mentis Expanded Metal continues to be an economical and cost effective material. The manufacturing process ensures optimum material integrity and strength and allows it to be used for a wide range of applications. Elaine van Rooyen, marketing manager... 

Smart Choices Will Ensure Safety With Floor Grating

15th March 2016 The current economic pressures mean that smart purchasing decisions need to be made and to do this quantity surveyors, specificators and buyers need to understand the implications of buying inferior floor grating. Floor grating is an engineered product and should be manufactured in such a way so... 

Mentis Stainless Steel Handrailing Ideal For Corrosive And Damp Environments

16th February 2016 Recognised and accepted as the handrailing of choice in the food and beverage, cosmetic, mining, petrochemical and sewage industries, the Mentis stainless steel tubular handrailing system is corrosion-resistant and maintenance free. Elaine van Rooyen, marketing manager at Andrew Mentis, says that... 

Open-Ended Floor Grating From Andrew Mentis

4th December 2015 Andrew Mentis’ open ended system on its RS40 Rectagrid floor grating panels offers customers some unbeatable advantages. Elaine van Rooyen, marketing manager at Andrew Mentis, lists a number of these. “The OES is more cost competitive compared to banded panels, and lead times are also much... 

Non-Slip Grating Increases Safety Profile In The Workplace

11th August 2015 A large percentage of workplace injuries are due to slips, trips and falls. These accidents are often attributed to slippery floor surfaces, unnoticed obstructions and employees being distracted. According to Elaine van Rooyen, marketing manager at Andrew Mentis, by installing appropriate... 

Stainless steel improves handrailing safety

29th May 2015 Stainless steel handrailing can be used in various industries to ensure the safety of personnel and compliance with hygiene standards, says precision engineering company Andrew Mentis. 

Ensuring Hygiene Control And Safety With Andrew Mentis Stainless Steel Handrailing

5th May 2015 Two of the more troublesome issues in industry can be addressed by using stainless steel handrailing. Safety of personnel and hygiene continue to plague a number of market sectors and cost companies thousands of Rands every year in downtime and lost profits. “Stainless steel tube offers many... 

Andrew Mentis Expanded Metal Products Are An Environmentally Friendly Alternative

31st March 2015 As non-renewable resources are placed under ongoing strain, the emphasis on manufacturing environmentally-conscious products is escalating. Accountability for manufacturing processes and the end products will come increasingly under the spotlight. Andrew Mentis’ marketing manager, Elaine van... 

Decreasing Downtime And Increasing Safety With Superior Floor Grating Products

2nd March 2015 Downtime and maintenance cost companies billions of rands annually. While not all factors can be controlled, ensuring that plant structures and their equipment are kept in good condition are primary contributors to a productive and profitable operation. Not only does the choice of appropriate... 

Easy-Rail Modular Guardrail System From Andrew Mentis Is Crash-Tested

2nd February 2015 Easy-Rail, a crash-tested guardrail system representing the latest European safety and quality standards, is being manufactured in South Africa by Andrew Mentis, under license from Volkmann & Rossbach of Germany. Andrew Mentis has teamed up with Road Furnishing Services to ensure that the... 

Andrew Mentis Introduces Latest European Guardrail Standards To South Africa To Help Reduce Road Death Toll

1st December 2014 The International Transport Forum’s Road Safety Annual Report, released in May 2013, ranked South Africa the worst out of 36 countries in terms of the number of road fatalities. Road fatalities per 100 000 inhabitants was at 27.6 deaths in 2011. This is a shocking statistic when compared to... 

Open ended system on mentis floor grating panels

5th November 2014 Andrew Mentis offers the advantage of an open-ended system on its RS40 Rectagrid floor grating panels. This eliminates the banding of panels and because no welding is required, corrosion is minimised. “Accurate pitching provides aesthetically pleasing pattern matching and an unjointed appearance... 

Expanded metal sheets improve warehouse security

24th October 2014 Steel products manufacturer Andrew Mentis says that expanded metal is fast becoming a popular material to ensure human and warehoused items’ safety inside facilities. The company says that when compared to conventional fencing, expanded metal offers increased security coupled with unimpaired... 

Expanded Metals Aid Security In Warehouses

4th July 2014 Expanded metal has fast become a popular material for securing individual areas within all types of facilities. One of the main uses in this particular application is in inventory holding sections of manufacturing plants and warehouses. When compared to conventional fencing, expanded metal offers... 

Iso Certification Is The Hallmark Of Quality

11th April 2014 There is no substitute for quality. The companies that stay in the race have invested capital and effort into building a portfolio of products that are characterised by attention to detail in design and quality manufacturing. Considered the blue ribbon of design and manufacturing certification,... 

Feedback approach enables relevant product development

11th April 2014 Steel products manufacturer Andrew Mentis reports that it attributes its success in the provision of flooring and handrailing solutions to its approach of prioritising consumer feedback and researching the best methods of incorporating consumers’ input into its products and services.  Company... 

Andrew Mentis Expanded Metal Products Increase Safety

28th March 2014 On-site safety remains a hot potato for many organisations. While slips, trips and falls can be attributed to a number of factors, inadequately designed and manufactured walkways remain a primary contributor to onsite accidents. According to Elaine van Rooyen, marketing manager at Andrew Mentis,... 

Andrew Mentis Stainless Steel Floor Grating And Handrailing Provides Corrosion And Chemical Resistance

14th February 2014 Andrew Mentis (Pty) Ltd was first formed in 1950 as a precision engineering works and subsequently went into the development and manufacture of steel grating. Extensive research and market experience has resulted in the growth of the range of products to encompass expanded metal, Mentrail... 

Andrew Mentis Floor Grating And Handrailing Beats Corrosion In Wastewater Industry

17th January 2014 When wastewater travels through sewer lines, it can become anaerobic or septic (the dissolved oxygen can become depleted) as a result of the metabolic processes of microbes commonly found in the wastewater. Under anaerobic conditions, specific sulphate-reducing bacteria thrive and generate... 

Company Announcement: Expanded Metal Still Popular Choice for Specifiers

By: Creamer Media Reporter      19th June 2013 Few products can claim to be as versatile as expanded metal, largely as a result of the reliability, durability and economy represented by the simple idea of slitting and expanding a solid sheet of metal into a lattice of diamond-shaped meshes 

Company Announcement: Top Notch Railing and Grating for Zeekoegat WWTW

23rd October 2012 Tshwane’s Zeekoegat wastewater treatment works (WWTW) stage 1 upgrade and expansion project is one of the latest developments under construction which bears testimony to the excellent service and product quality that Andrew Mentis offers 

Company Announcement: Andrew Mentis Completes Major Order for Kalagadi Manganese Sinter Plant

30th July 2012 Leading engineering and manufacturing company Andrew Mentis has successfully completed a large order for approximately 5 300 metres of handrailing, 1 600 square metres of grating and 1 100 stair treads placed by Aveng Grinaker LTA’s DSE Fabrication 


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