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Cabinet Blinds Reduce Seemanns’s Energy Bill

Continued operation of open refrigerated display cabinets after trading hours translates into unnecessarily high electricity consumption. And it can also result in premature compressor failure due to the extended duty cycles of these units.

Seemanns, a name recognised for the supply of quality meat and meat products, recently addressed this issue with the installation of Apex roller blinds on its upright refrigerated display units. This was done to both conserve energy and ensure optimum quality of the products stored in these units. Read the rest of this entry »

Apex Strip Curtains Installed On Sliding Track Ideal Solution

Apex General Purpose Strip Curtains have long been considered one of the most cost-effective manners of cordoning off areas in a manufacturing or production area, and this solution was recently applied at Germiston-based CT Hydraulics’ facility.

In this particular application, the Apex General Purpose Strip Curtains were installed on a specially designed sliding track on the entrance into the spray booth area at this hydraulic manufacturing and refurbishment company. Read the rest of this entry »

Apex’s Smart Reset Door for Safe, Productive Workspace

Helping warehouses, plants and shipment areas to raise turnaround times and safety levels while reducing downtime is the innovative Smart Reset roll-up door from industry leader Apex Strip Curtains & Doors.

This heavy duty door is equipped with an integral electronic safety device that automatically reverses its motion if an obstacle is encountered when the door is closing. Also, the bottom passive edge of the Apex Smart Reset Door is made of flexible and shock-proof material, protecting the door itself from damage – while two photocells mounted inside the casing of the door augments the electronic system to ensure that the curtain rolls uniformly. Read the rest of this entry »

Apex Sector Doors Keep Traffic Moving at Refinery

Two high-speed, roll-up sector doors have been installed by Apex Strip Curtains & Doors at a Gauteng gold refinery, following a detailed assessment of application requirements by the expert Apex team.

Operations manager at Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, James Candy, says the doors were installed inside the refinery to form an air lock measuring about six metres in distance between the processing and storage areas. Read the rest of this entry »

Heavy Duty Traffic Door Is Still Lightweight

Known for its lightweight yet rugged construction, the Apex SR 9000 heavy duty insulated impact traffic door also offers ease of maintenance and long service life. The locally manufactured doors open easily, operate smoothly and allow for safe, damage free passage for personnel and equipment.

Available from Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, the Apex SR 9000 door is suitable for majority of application where both pedestrian and motorised traffic move from one area of a facility to another. Read the rest of this entry »

Heavy Duty Traffic Door is Still Lightweight

Known for its lightweight yet rugged construction, the Apex SR 9000 heavy duty insulated impact traffic door also offers ease of maintenance and long service life. The locally manufactured doors open easily, operate smoothly and allow for safe, damage free passage for personnel and equipment.

Available from Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, the Apex SR 9000 door is suitable for majority of application where both pedestrian and motorised traffic move from one area of a facility to another. Read the rest of this entry »

Controlling Dust, Insects and Heat Means More Hygienic Conditions

Companies continue to bemoan the fact that ineffective control of dust and insects, coupled with variances in temperature, result in hygiene, and health and safety compliance problems.

With large volumes of pedestrian and vehicular traffic food manufacturing facilities as well as retail stores, the associated ingress of unwanted elements is a given. Read the rest of this entry »

Custom Insulated Impact Traffic Door Popular in Malls

Large expansive malls and shopping centres have become the modern meeting place, replacing the historical marketplace. Since the first mall was established in Kansas City in 1922, these establishments have always needed doors, both in the retail and service areas.

When countries including South Africa started building the megamalls in the 1980s, developers used wooden doors in conventional metal frames to screen unsightly public ablutions located at the rear of the centres. These doors did not withstand the high levels of traffic and needed frequent repair and replacement, making this a costly option.

Next, black rubber flap-type flexible doors with PVC vision panels were used and continue to be used in many industrial applications today. Not only are these unsightly, but these rubber doors are not practical in a mall or shopping centre environment. Read the rest of this entry »

High Speed Doors Can Reduce Energy Costs

The efficiency of the supply chain combined with employee wellbeing are primary contributors to a productive workplace environment within manufacturing and storage facilities.

High speed roll up doors allow for rapid opening and closing and together with their longer operating life and high safety standards, provide these operations with an excellent return on investment as a result of faster turnaround times. Read the rest of this entry »

Optimum Safety with Apex Safety Screens

Apex Welding and Safety Screens are made from a specially formulated P.V.C. material and provide optimum safety in workshop environments where harsh ultra violet light and dangerous u.v. radiation occurs during welding and grinding processes.

This locally manufactured safety screen incorporates a heavy duty ultra violet light absorber, which safely contains all u.v. radiation in the curtained off area enhancing safety in the environment and providing a high level of protection for workers in close proximity to welding and grinding activities. Read the rest of this entry »