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Tooling & Manufacturing

The tool room for mould and die manufacturing offers a one-stop design, research and development service with access to 3-axis CNC milling and general machining capabilities.

Using this technology, driven by expert knowledge of CAD/CAM, the facility is able to offer services to local industry, mainly in machining of working parts and prototypes for research projects. Expert tool engineers provide experience in the design and manufacture of injection moulds, compression moulds, blow moulds, vacuum forming moulds and metal pressing dies.


Machines and Specifications

1. LEADWELL - V-40L (802D) Vertical Milling Machine

X-axis Travel 1020mm

Y-axis Travel 635mm

Z-axis Travel 610mm

The size of the working surface is 1120 X 610mm

Permissible Mass of workpiece is 800kg

2. JYOTI - VMC-850 Vertical Milling Machine

X-axis Travel 820mm

Y-axis Travel 510mm

Z-axis Travel 510mm

The size of the working surface is 1000 X 530mm

Permissible mass of workpiece is 500kgf

End Products (pictures)

Contact: Bertus Van As

Tel: (016) 930 5041

Fax: (016) 930 5001

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