With our modern forging and machining facilities in South Africa, Swasap manufactures and supplies railway axles and assembled wheel-sets to railway administrations, rolling stock builders and refurbishment workshops worldwide.
The company has over 60 years of manufacturing experience and conforms to every recognized international quality standard.
Swasap's wide ranging and internationally recognized technological achievements provide a pool of expert technical excellence. Sound financial backing enables us to continue its ongoing capital investment program in modern automated production and quality control facilities.
A well-established customer base, developed over many years, is testimony to Swasap's quality products and excellent customer service. We have a long and successful history of supplying and delevering to international markets.
Our axles are monitored at every stage of manufacture and inspection procedures are carried out at every key stage of operation.
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Swasap is the first company in South Africa to acquire a 250 ton double cylinder wheel set assembly press from Germany.
This revolutionary wheel set assembly press is capable of assembling wheel sets from 500 to 1220 millimetres in diameter as well as assembling wheel sets to various standards including European standard EN 13260.
With much excitement, this wheel set press will arrive on our door step at the end of 2012 and will be ready for production in February 2013. The first in South Africa wheel set assembly press will make Swasap the leading edge above its competitors.