Our South African facility, opened in November 2018, covers a floor area of 5 850m2 and is considered one of the best of its kind in the world on account of its lean manufacturing approach, highly trained workforce and best-in-class manufacturing equipment. It can enable a wide range of fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) processes.
BFG Africa has two large presses with a capacity of 1500 tons each and an in-house sheet moulding composite (SMC) production line. The SMC products comply to fire & smoke requirements and high dimensional accuracy. These state-of-the-art presses are designed for high quality requirements, such as it used in, automotive and many other applications. In addition, the factory enables the following wide range of fibre-reinforced plastic (FRP) processes:
• Open contact moulding
• Resin transfer moulding (RTM)
• Vacuum infusion
• Press moulding
• Tool making
• Systems integration and assembly