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BT Enterprises on Right Track

Recently, BT Enterprises replaced a fixed Apex general purpose strip curtain installation with a specially designed sliding track installation. This facilitates a much wider opening allowing bulk palleted goods to be easily moved in and out, increasing productivity.

BT Enterprises has used Apex general purpose strip curtains at its facilities for a long time. Established in 1974 as a supplier of specialised food processing equipment, the company has grown to where today it operates three divisions – food processing equipment, packaging materials and spices and food ingredients. Read the rest of this entry »

Safety and Fire Solution Company Chooses Apex Strip Curtains

It makes sense that Firebreak SA, a company focused on providing quality safety and fire solutions to industry, would select Apex General Purpose Strip Curtains to cordon off its receiving and despatch area at its facility in Alrode, Johannesburg.

Apex General Purpose Strip Curtains are manufactured from specially formulated PVC material which can withstand the movement of both pedestrians and motorised materials handling equipment without snagging or scratching. The ends of the individual strip are reinforced by the patented Balledge® which when closed allows an efficient seal preventing unwanted contaminants from entering the cordoned off area.

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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 »

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 »

Affordable Solution In Various Applications

According to Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, high quality PVC strip curtains offer an affordable solution in various applications where dirt, dust or insects need to be kept out and hygiene, humidity, temperature and noise need to be controlled. Read the rest of this entry »

Cut Energy Costs With Quality, Local Strip Curtains

Rocketing electricity prices have placed cost pressures on every sector, making it vital to be efficient when heating or cooling production facilities; high-quality strip curtains help business owners achieve this by providing a thermal seal at main access doorways.

Manufactured by Johannesburg-based Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, this solution allows environmental separation, keeping out hot or cold air, humidity, dust, overspray and smoke, while still affording easy access for staff and vehicles. Read the rest of this entry »

Enhance Workplace Safety With Strip Curtains

A large percentage of workplace accidents occur at internal entry and exit points as well as at points of transition between various sections in a manufacturing or storage facility.

Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, says that by ensuring optimum visibility, the risks associated with the movement of vehicular traffic can be substantially reduced. “The use of transparent general purpose strip curtains to cordon off doorways and sections of a plant will go a long way to mitigate against risks and improve safety in the workplace” he says. Read the rest of this entry »

Seal Doorways Before the Heat of Summer Hits

With summer on the horizon, companies with large doorways that allow easy access will have to find a way of maintaining the indoor temperature to ensure comfortable working conditions.

Wim Dessing, managing director of Apex Strip Curtains, and the South African pioneer of the use of flexible PVC strips in a number of industrial applications says that it is important to deal with a reputable company when selecting the most appropriate option to do this. Read the rest of this entry »

Increasing Productivity With Apex Strip Curtains

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With ever more pressure being placed on manufacturing operations to remain competitive, focus is being directed to ensuring an operational environment that is conducive to the production of consistently high quality products and a reduction in wastage. Among the factors that influence this is employee working conditions as this impacts directly on issues such as quality and productivity. Read the rest of this entry »

General Purpose Strip Curtains from Apex Strip Curtains & Doors Feature Increased Durability and Flexibility of Application

Apex General Purpose Strip Curtains from Apex Strip Curtains & Doors boast a number of industry firsts to increase their durability, flexibility of application and the ability to prevent the ingress of unwanted elements. “After extensive research and development, we devised a specially formulated PVC material that retains its flexibility even after years of use. In addition the material is transparent, ensuring optimum visibility and safety,” Wim Dessing, Managing Director of Apex Strip Curtains & Doors, says. Read the rest of this entry »