SWASAPSwasap Railway Axles Entrance

Railway Axle Manufacturers

Backed by the vast resources of the Baughan Group, Swasap has a long term commitment to the industries which it serves and provides products of a high quality standard with exceptional customer support.

Swasap manufactures and supplies railway axles for 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.

Our axles are monitored at every stage of manufacture and inspection procedures are carried out at every key stage of operation.


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.

Baughan (Pty) Ltd has a partnership with Phumulani High School where students have job opportunities opened to them within the group.
The school recently visited our factories for a tour. The were exposed to all of our operations in order for them to gain an understanding of the various manufacturing processes.