The 9th of May marks the opening of this year’s Machine Tools Africa expo. This four-day event showcases manufacturing equipment, including rotating, turning, cutting, forming, bending and shaping tools.
Elquip Solutions, an established local provider of global electrical, automation, mechanical and consumable products as well as capital equipment will be exhibiting in Hall 6 (stand G05) at Machine Tools Africa 2017. Machines from Elquip Solutions’ international principals Behringer and YLM Group, among others, will be on display.
From YLM, a leading Taiwan-based manufacturer of tube bending equipment, Elquip will be featuring a CNC 38-RSM five-axis 38mm bending machine, which has also recently been sold to a customer. “This state-of-the-art machine, with a punching function included, will enhance the productivity of any manufacturer or steel fabricator,” explains Regional Manager for the YLM Group, Bella Lin.
From Behringer - a technology leader in the field of bandsaws - Elquip will be showcasing the HBE 312 A Dynamic and the LPS 60-T bandsaws, as well as the HCS 90 E circular cold saw, from Behringer’s subsidiary Behringer Eisele. Kinkelder, Röntgen, Hoffmann and Saar-Hartmetall tools will also be featured.
Examples of Kinkelder’s technologically-advanced carbide blades for cutting tube and bar will be on display, while Röntgen’s complete range of bimetal and carbide-tipped band saw blades for cutting of metals from standard materials up to super alloys will be exhibited. Elquip will also be displaying ranges within the house brands from German tooling specialist Hoffman: Holex and Garant. Saar-Hartmetall, a manufacturer of blanks, tools, roll rings, tungsten carbide wear resistant parts, PM alloys and steels, will have its range of internal and external deburring tools, which are used for finishing cut tubes on display.
“The sub-Saharan machine tool market is extremely important both to Behringer and Behringer Eisele. For this reason, we are very pleased to partner with our long-term local representative Elquip Solutions at Machine Tools Africa 2017,” says Export Manager for Behringer, Michael Popa.
“Machine Tools Africa is not only a valuable opportunity to showcase both our capital equipment and consumables ranges to the market, but also gives us a good opportunity to engage with our valued customer base,” says Elquip Solutions Managing Director Mike Cronin.
“It has always been Elquip’s mission to source and deliver the very highest quality electrical automation and mechanical products, systems and solutions. While the products we feature at MTA represent only a small part of the Elquip Solutions range, we are very proud to showcase these state-of-the-art professional capital equipment and consumable products from leading international manufacturers. We look forward to welcoming our valued customers to Machine Tools Africa 2017.”