UK range arrives in SA

24th January 2003 By: vanessa vasques

Plastic pipe technology specialist Astore Africa has been appointed by UK company Durapipe as sole distributor in South Africa of its ABS and Air-Line range of pipe equipment and accessories.

Installations of the ABS range had been undertaken locally, and then discontinued for a number of years.

Astore was appointed in September last year and sales director Graham Durward says the company is preparing to begin an intensive marketing campaign to alert industry to the fact that these Durapipe products are now back in the country.

Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) is a highly-versatile material which is suitable for use in a wide range of applications.

Its high mechanical and impact strength makes it ideal for the mining industry, chemical conveyance applications and other high-traffic applications.

It can also be used in conditions from –40