Mining & Minerals Product Review September/October 2018

1 ISSN 2219-0880 R133.00 NEW PRODUCTS • DEVELOPMENTS • TECHNOLOGY • INNOVATIONS VOL 11 NO 4 BRINGING BUYER AND SUPPLIER TOGETHER September | October 2018 Schenk Process Africa: 89 years of screen and panel expertise By Dineo Phoshoko | Photos by Dineo Phoshoko Ash Brothers was established in South Africa in 1929 and were the first agents for German processing giant Schenck outside of Germany. Eight decades later, Schenck and manufacture vibrating screens Process Africa is a leading in the whole minerals and mining manufacturer of vibrating screens processing spectrum. The factory and screen media globally. has the capability to manufacture A division of the Schenck Process screen media including rubber, Group, Schenck Process Africa polyurethane and wedge wire provides a complete range of screen panels. products and systems in fields Schenck Process Africa is very of process weighing, feeding, versatile as they are able to design, screening and high capacity train manufacture and supply screen loading equipment. panels for screens manufactured by Speaking to the Mining & Minerals Product Review (MMPR), managing most screen suppliers. “Because we supply screen director Willem Kempen explains panels, we are not only limited to that Schenck Process Africa is supplying it for Schenck Process the only company in South Africa screens only. We can fit panels to that provides a complete package our competitors’ screens as well,” in screen media and vibrating explains Kempen. Schenck Process Africa has a world class facility in Johannesburg that manufactures screens and screen panels. As a manufacturer of vibrating what to offer to fulfil the customers’ Page Feature screens and screen media, needs and requirements.” Schenck Schenck Process Africa also offer Process Africa is mindful that an after sales service, where they different clients have different factory is a refurbishment workshop can assist clients to optimise their needs and circumstances, which is manufacturers and vibrating screen where Schenck Process Africa vibrating screens and screen why they will go a step further and manufacturers, we manufacture offers complete refurbishments media. A team of internationally offer advice to clients on screen both products in house,” he says. of vibrating screens and geared trained technicians are available to processes — even on equipment This means that the company exciters. Similar to the screen assist with any problems on site. manufactured by their competitors,” integrates the machine and its panels, Schenck Process Africa has consumable in a single package. the capability to refurbish vibrating Kempen says. With such support, screens other than Schenck Schenck Process Africa is able to Benefits to clients Top-class factory Process machines. As a versatile establish a partnership where they Being a manufacturer of both Page Feature The company has an impressive company, Schenck Process Africa work together with their clients vibrating screens and screen factory in Johannesburg where prides itself in providing a quality to get through any challenges media has many advantages for service to all clients. that may arise. This includes end users of the product. “If you Health and Safety various sizes of vibrating screens advising clients on the best supply both, you can optimise 2 5 9 14 16 screens. “There are a lot of screen media and screening media are Added to that, included in the Kempen stresses the “We have an active site support,” adds Kempen. manufactured for mining and importance of not only repairing screening solution for their product, the machine’s performance by minerals processing. The factory vibrating screens during screen refurbishing screens on site or being able to engineer a complete has facilities including vibrating refurbishment, but also to add at the Schenck Process Africa screen testing, a vibrator motor value by improving existing designs premises. Our skilled team offer on- and exciter test bed as well as whether the vibrating screen is an site analysis and inspections to any electrical panel assembling original Schenck Process machine vibrating screens. facilities. Schenck Process design or not. www.miningandminerals.co.za | Interact with your industry “We are quite flexible in terms of package, where the panels and the screen function together,” explains Kempen. An additional benefit is the ability 1 13 Cover story Schenk Process Africa: 89 years of screen and panel expertise Events and Exhibitions Chicago growing strong with MTE Management Mining and Engineering Sustainability Transport/ Mobility Continued on page 8 September | October 2018 • Mining & Minerals Product Review