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Sassda member pioneers local Stainless Steel Water Pipes

2018-04-10T11:13:21+00:00April 10th, 2018|

The local availability of the pipes stems from the opening of INOX Systems Boksburg factory in 2014. This heralded a big shift in the operation of the business, as prior to this most of its product had been imported from its sister company in Taiwan utilising the same machines that now find themselves on the shop floor in Boksburg.

Stainless steel has a crucial role to play in fixing SA’s water woes

2018-03-29T11:51:47+00:00March 29th, 2018|

Globally, as much as 35% of all treated water is lost to leaking piping systems with South African levels reaching as high as 60%. This has prompted a stainless steel test project to get underway in Paarl between sassda, local municipal authorities and South African manufacturers in search of the most environmental and economic solution for the country’s water-wise future.

Stainless Steel In Municipal Applications Could Save SA Millions In Water Costs

2018-03-29T11:18:13+00:00March 29th, 2018|

A 30-year case study presented at the forum and documented in both Tokyo and Seoul, shows how stainless steel piping is non-corrosive, features sophisticated corrugated joints which prevent leakage and sophisticated leak detection monitoring systems.

Sassda promotes the use of stainless steel water pipes

2018-03-29T11:47:15+00:00March 28th, 2018|

The Southern African Stainless Steel Development Association (Sassda) is, along with the Drakenstein municipality in Paarl, in the Western Cape, and South African stainless steel product manufacturers, evaluating the use of stainless steel pipes to reduce water leaks.