Vulkan Africa (Pty) Ltd.

VULKAN AFRICA is now offering all products and services of the 3 divisions of the globally acting german VULKAN GROUP to all customers in the whole sub-saharan Africa region.

About us

VULKAN AFRICA (PTY) LTD provides all products and services of the 3 globally acting divisions VULKAN COUPLINGS, VULKAN DRIVE TECH and VULKAN LOKRING of the german Vulkan Group to all customers in the 48 countries of the subSahara Africa region. We develop, manufacture and service a wide portfolio of couplings, brakes and backstops for typical mechanical power transmission applications in the mining, iron & steel, cement & construction materials, sugar & ethanol, pulp & paper, energy generation (thermal, hydro, wind...) and many more industries and we also provide a complete, perfectly flamefree - no soldering, no welding! - installable connection system for refrigeration piping in the fridge manufacturing and climatisation industries. We manufacture our products in our own plants in Germany, India, China, USA and Brazil and we serve our customers on all continents throughout a wide network of own sales & engineering subsidiaries and trusted distribution partners.

Vulkan Africa (Pty) Ltd.
1 Bridgeway Road
7441 Century City, Cape Town
South Africa

Phone: +27 76 9416722

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Products and Services

Wide portfolio of all types of couplings, brakes, backstops, mounts and other components for typical marine and industrial mechanical power transmission applications.
Flexible Coupling GBN

Flexomax GBN
3600 Nm - 644400 Nm
650 RPM - 7000 RPM
Torsional flexible coupling that is equipped with an elastic element working in compression. Suitable for motion reversals and multidirectional flexibility.

Hydraulic Brakes Vulkan

1150 Nm - 622050 Nm
Fail-safe and positive brake, available in either mono-spring or dual spring design. Can be customised with a wide range of accessories including brake status sensors, pads wearing sensor and five different types of hydraulic power packs to tune the proportional braking of the callipers.

High and Low Speed Backstops

62 Nm – 578000 Nm
95 RPM - 7000 RPM
High speed and low speed backstop with sprag lift off and roller ramps design. Available either with or without radial support bearings and a reaction torque arm.

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