Published on Nov 10, 2020

WD Hearn recently completed the installation of a Leadwell V-52AF Vertical Machining Center at SWASAP in Johannesburg.

Backed by the vast resources of the Baughan Group, Swasap manufactures and supplies railway axles for railway administrations, rolling stock builders and refurbishment workshops worldwide. The company has over 60 years of manufacturing experience and conforms to every recognized international quality standard. Axles are monitored at every stage of manufacture and inspection procedures are carried out at every key stage of operation.

V-52AF Specifications

X / Y / Z Axis Travel: 1270x520x610
Table Size (LxW): 1420x500
Spindle Speeds: 8k 10k 12k rpm
Spindle Motor (kW): 18.5
Spindle Motor (HP): 24.8
Automatic Tool Changer: 24/30/40
Tool Shank: BT-40/BBT40
Tool Storage Capacity: 24/30

About Company

Our clients range from FTSE companies, to large organisations and some small local businesses who are striving to expand.

To see a detailed list of our works and the progress please see our project page.

Cape Town Office

25 Mail Street, Western Province Park, Epping, Cape Town, 7460
+27 21 534 5351
FAX: +27 21 534 3374

Johannesburg Office

Corner of Atlas and Templehof South Road, Bonaero Park, Johannesburg
+27 11 970 7005
FAX: +27 86 678 9360