Swasap is a member of The Baughan Group, a progressive global engineering group. The Baughan Group has a commanding presence in the US and South Africa and supplies a diversified international market.
The group's wide ranging and internationally recognized technological achievements provide a pool of expert technical excellence, which is available to Group companies. Sound financial backing enables Swasap 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. Swasap has a long and successful history of supplying international markets and deliveries can be made to anywhere in the world. In keeping with the company's high standards, axles can be individually packed, boxed in batches, break bulk shipped or delivered in full container loads – according to customer requirements
Swasap maintains regular contact with its many satisfied customers around the globe, developing new ideas and products, keeping in regular contact with its customers' design and engineering teams, meeting customer requirements and providing sound back-up service. Representation in all major areas ensures consistent customer support.
Over €2 million of investment in new machinery and equipment since 2007 has resulted in Swasap's factory becoming one of the most modern axle producers in the world. A modern CAD/CAM system and new gauges, CNC machines and measuring equipment are amongst the manufacturing equipment we have available.
The manpower and plant resources available to Swasap have enabled the company to become a competitive, world class producer of axles, flexible in its operations, providing the following benefits to customers:
- Immediate technical service support
- Competitive prices
- Competitive lead-times on delivery
- Guaranteed quality levels
- Complex axle designs welcomed for quotation
- Low volume orders accepted
- Axle and wheel CAD/CAM system, gauges, CNC machines and measuring equipment
Sawasp is also a Black Economic Empowerment company.
Our GFM forge is an accepted standard for axle manufacture and is used for forging axles, shafts and round bars. It is CNC controlled and is complemented by specialist heat treatment furnaces.
Certified railway axles
Swasap has ISO 900 1, AAR M1001 and GMRT 2470 certification. Axles are manufactured to all major railway standards, including CME-1, UIC 811-1, JIS-E-4502, BS-5892 Part-1, AAR-M101 and GMRT 2466.