A ‘Heads-up’ from Rand-Air for the mining sector

A ‘Heads-up’ from Rand-Air for the mining sector

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Rand-Air is ‘pumping’ in the agricultural sector!

The PAS/VAR diesel-driven pump from Atlas Copco Power Technique.

Rand-Air is ‘pumping’ in the agricultural sector!

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Rand-Air’s TwinPower generator hire to Diva Nutritional Products: a doubly powerful solution!

One of Rand-Air’s TwinPower generators hired to Diva Nutritional Products.

Rand-Air’s TwinPower generator hire to Diva Nutritional Products: a doubly powerful solution!

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Bladder accumulator recertification by HFT

As part of its part of its accumulator service package, Hytec Fluid Technology (HFT) conducts legal parameter conformance testing on bladder accumulators. The offering proves accumulator conformance to PER and SANS 347 standards. HFT tests and recertifies 1 – 50 litre-capacity Bosch Rexroth, Olaer and Hydac bladder accumulators. Other bladder accumulator brands, if accompanied by design drawings and parameter specifications, are also tested at the company’s accumulation certification centre in Spartan, Johannesburg. To test accumulator vessel expansion, vessels are subjected to a hydrostatic pressure test to 1.25 times the vessel’s…

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Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group appoints first distributor in Tanzania

Mabula Magangila, Managing Director, of Magare Company Limited, receives the                 Authorised Distributor certification certificate from Louis Potter, Africa                   Development Manager, HSA. The handover ceremony took place on 16 March.

Hytec Services Africa, a member of the Bosch Rexroth South Africa Group of Companies ,  has awarded distribution rights in the United Republic of Tanzania to Magare Company Limited. An electrical and mechanical engineering company with offices in Mwanza and Dar Es Salaam, Magare’s distribution rights are effective from 1 March 2020. The company, which supplies services to general industry and the mining sector, will distribute all Bosch Rexroth Group Company products throughout Tanzania. In selecting a distributor, numerous companies were evaluated against a set of pre-determined criteria to establish…

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Getting to the core: faster drilling and reduced fuel costs with Rand-Air’s new DrillAir compressors

In a first for Rand-Air, the company has acquired Atlas Copco DrillAir Y1260 variable high pressure (21 to 35 bar) compressors. This new technology – from the world’s leading manufacturer of drilling equipment – has been scientifically designed around pressure and flow for a wide range of high-capacity drilling applications. These two new units are ideally suited for applications such as mineral exploration drilling, geothermal drilling, construction and blast hole drilling; as well as for services such as aerated drilling and the drilling of wells. “At Rand-Air, we constantly strive…

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Excellent service ensures Rand-Air is the supplier of choice in South Africa’s dry docks

According to Rand-Air Fleet Manager, Craig Swart “Our maritime customers appreciate that we understand their industry.”

Those who have worked in shipyards, harbours and dry docks will be familiar with the pressure and constant urgency, which is exacerbated by frequent delays due to anything from weather to a backlog of vessels awaiting maintenance or repair. When it comes to corrosion control, it is not something one can simply postpone and do later. The shipping industry’s natural environment of saltwater means constant and precise corrosion prevention and maintenance is required. This is according to Craig Swart, Fleet Manager at Rand-Air, a hire industry stalwart and provider of…

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Rand-Air’s training – investing in the ‘art of management’ to remain fresh and relevant

For any company to function successfully – and continue to be fresh and relevant in today’s ever-changing and challenging economic climate – a range of skills such as those found in sales or in the technical disciplines are required. However, these will not be effective without effective management expertise to integrate and provide strategic direction and leadership – which is one of the scarcest skills in the corporate field today. The art of management is a very particular asset and requires a wide range of capabilities. In addition, companies usually…

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Pneumatic robotics meets artificial intelligence

Festo presents new bionics projects:   BionicSoftHand, BionicSoftArm and BionicFinWave. Whether its grabbing, holding or turning, touching, typing or pressing – in everyday life, we use our hands as a matter of course for the most diverse tasks. In that regard, the human hand, with its unique combination of power, dexterity and fine motor skills, is a true miracle tool of nature. What could be more natural than equipping robots in collaborative workspaces with a gripper that is modelled after this model of nature, that solves various tasks by learning through artificial intelligence?

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Hytec supplies turnkey 400-ton thermoplastic press for aerospace industry

The Hytec-supplied 400-ton thermoplastic press, which is used in deep-moulding composite materials for components in the aerospace industry.

Hytec Cape Town designed and constructed a 400 Ton Thermoplastic Press for composite materials supplier AAT Composites, a Recaro Group subsidiary based in Somerset West. The press is capable of deep-moulding composite materials up to 1 m2, used in the manufacturing of components such as seat pans and interior panels in the aerospace industry. Awarded over considerable competition from international manufacturers, Hytec, with the assistance of a local mechanical engineering company and an electrical company, was able to supply a complete, integrated press machine, a turnkey solution from a single…

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