The Press Shop has been in operation since 1948. This division manufactures a wide variety of metal pressed components which are used in a variety of industries such as mining, civil, power, telecommunications and transport. It is one of the largest Metal Pressing and Forming shops in the country and its advantage lies in its price competitiveness which is ensured by its long standing relationship with various steel mills and steel merchants. We have a good track record of on time deliveries and a reputation for achieving a high quality pressing consistently, has made this division a market leader.
The Pressing & Forming division prides itself in its ability to assist any client no matter how large on their specific requirements and comes from the fact that we manufacture in a “MASS PRODUCTION” environment where products are manufactured exactly to client requirements in “HIGH VOLUME”. From small single end-users to the major infrastructure projects we have the capacity and know-how to supply you with the correct material and on time to complete the job at hand.
Our product range includes, but not limited to:
- Heavy Plate Forming
- Industrial Fasteners
- Mining, Construction, Electrification, and Telecommunication
Heavy Plate Forming
Our press facilities allow for the forming of light to heavy plate products to produce square, round, octagonal, and many other complex shapes in thickness from 1mm to 16mm thick.
We manufacture smaller components for fasteners such as:
Threaded Rod, Thimbles, Bonding Clips, as well as Round, Square, and Curved washers used in the industrial fastener industry.
Mining, construction, electrification, and telecommunication
Various combinations of Bearing Plates such as Domed, Ribbed, Dog Ear washers.
Pole line hardware for telephone and power grid installations
Small fittings for scaffolding and shuttering sections, fence post caps, exhaust pipe flanges, blades for grass cutting equipment.
Guillotining facilities enable us to guillotine from thin gauge material up to 12 mm thick material.
The production process is carried out on eccentric presses fitted with de-coilers and feeders that are set up to run automatically. Our eccentric presses range from 20 to 400 tonne capacity, capable of handling pressings from 1mm to 16mm steel plate.
Quality & Accuracy
We have a well-equipped tool room with a competent staff complement that manufactures tools for metal pressings – blanking, forming & progressive tools. The tool room also design, develop, maintain and build new tooling to customer specifications either from drawings or samples.
Quality control personnel continuously check and monitor the parts for defects as each pressed part is identified and signed off to go to the next process.
For more detailed and technical information please refer to the contacts page where our experts are standing by to discuss you’re pressing & forming needs.