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African Petrochemicals May/June Edition 14_3 {2017}

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KIRA VALVES AND ENGINEERING HAS GROWN – 4000SQ² 18 The directors of Kira Valves and Engineering are now the proud owners of a new 4000sq² facility in Benrose. Kira Valves was born in 2005 in a 36sq² factory and have now progressed to a new facility. This has now allowed us to have more well defined sections for our Welding, Refurbishment, Machining, Sand blasting, Spray-painting, Training and Site equipment facilities .These facilities will help compliment and improve our current service levels. Kira Valves & Engineering a Black Woman Empowered & BBEEE Level 1 company supply marketleading services to the engineering industry. With a total of 145 years of experience we pride ourselves on our dedication to quality, excellent delivery and exceptional customer services. The company aligns itself to health & safety matters ensuring its’ service & product offerings are environmentally friendly. The markets served include mining, power generation, petro- chemical, food, pulp & paper, iron & steel and water works. We are suppliers to Sasol, Rand Water, Johannesburg Water, Eskom, Sappi, etc. Our highlight for 2016 has been a 91% score on an audit conducted by Eskom. This has led to us being approved as a LEVEL 1 supplier to Eskom. The following services are offered by Kira Valves Refurbishment Kira and Engineering are fully equipped to repair and refurbish most makes, types and sizes of valves using skills and experience attained over many years. Valves are re-assembled, pressure tested utilising amongst other test rigs, a 1000 bar pressure test unit. Valves up to 3 metres in size can be refurbished and individually certified. The client can save up to on average 40% against the cost of a new valve. Welding Welding procedures are carried out on a daily basis. Our capabilities extend to carbon steel, stainless steel, stellite, etc. These procedures are carried out using qualified procedures, processes and welders. The heat treatment furnace allows us to weld complicated materials. Dekra (NDT specialists) are used on a regular basis. Machining Kira Valves & Engineering offers CNC (turning and milling) and conventional machining services. CNC lathes are rapidly replacing the older production lathes to their ease of setting, operation, repeatability and accuracy. They are designed to use modern carbide tooling and fully use modern processes. The part may be designed and the tool paths programmed by the CAD/CAM process or manually by the programmer and the resulting file uploaded to the machine, and once set and trialled the machine will continue to turn out parts under the occasional supervision of an operator. “Kira Valves and Engineering has decided to purchase its first CNC lathe in order to keep up with the current technological demand”, says Krish Manichum Machining & Modifications Modifications on valves are conducted using procedures as defined by internationally recognised valve standards such as ASME B16.34, BS4504, etc. All modifications undergo precise testing before being dispatched. This involves pressure testing, NDT tests, etc. Our resources allow us to be market leaders in valve modifications. We pride ourselves in having modified valves for some of the biggest petroleum companies in South Africa. Site Work Our site work capabilities allow us to repair a range of valves on site. Our experienced team are capable of performing services in-situ or to remove valves to our machine shop for complete refurbishment works. Valve Trading Kira Valves and Engineering supplies a range of imported and locally manufactured valves which are either specialised products or commodity products. The markets served include Mining, Power generation, Petro-chemical, Food, Pulp and Paper, Iron and Steel and Water works. Our strategic partners, assists us in getting the best possible quality, delivery and price to the customer. For further information please contact: Kira Valves & Engineering Tel: 011 614 0150 011 614 0024 011 614 0537 Website:


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