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Solutions for the metalworking industry

8th April 2022 Integrated solutions for surface preparation, material cutting, and finishing are available to the sub-Saharan Africa metalworking industry. PFERD-South Africa says that it offers a full-circle-service in the form of tailored solutions specific to each customer’s requirements. 

Specialised induction bending solutions for South African industries

8th February 2022 Induction bending is the process whereby a straight pipe is precision-bent by a specially engineered machine. The front of the pipe protrudes through an induction coil and is clamped into position. The induction coil is heated to a specified temperature and then the arm of the machine moves in a... 

Image of Steinmüller Africa’s induction bending machine, bending thick-walled piping
Steinmüller Africa’s induction bending machine can bend thick-walled piping

The future of metal fabrication

26th August 2021 Press brakes are vital pieces of equipment in the metal industry and are recognised as the best machinery for bending plate and sheet metals to precise angles and dimensions, helping to deliver custom parts to a range of industries including aviation, automotive, agricultural, energy and... 

Image of a Yaskawa robot
Press brakes can be integrated with a Yaskawa robot

Diamond screener passes test

21st November 2019 An automated small synthetic diamond screener has been evaluated by the ASSURE Program of the Diamond Producers Association (DPA) and passed all of the administered tests. This means that all stones categorised by the instrument as “diamonds” were natural diamonds, all diamond simulants were... 

SMS group

13th November 2019 SMS group is a global, leading partner, for the metals processing industry. As a single source systems and technology provider, we provide digitalisation solutions, processing technology, engineering, equipment, components, spare parts, revamps, modernisations, repair & maintenance services and... 

SMS group

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