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Newsletter 37 - VORTEX HYDRA CONTINUES IT’S SUCCESSFUL ASSOCIATION WITH AFRICA

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Once more Vortex Hydra have the satisfaction in announcing the successful
installation and commissioning of a new fully automatic concrete roof tile manufacturing plant in Africa following several months of discussions with the new customer, Turnall’s of Zimbabwe.
Turnall’s operating since 1943 is a market leader in the quality manufacture of asbestos cement roofing, sheeting and piping in Southern Africa. The corporate management of Turnall decided to diverse by adding high quality concrete roof tiles to their extensive range of asbestos cement building products.

The production plant supplied consists of:
- Automatic batching and mixing plant,
- Automatic production line including the extrusion machine to produce "Double Roman" and "Venetian" tile profile,
- Automatic "Rotary Rack 15" system for the curing of 15,000 tiles/day with integral automatic tile racking and deracking system,
- Automatic system for forming tile packs and their palletization,
- Production line for ridge, rake and other special trim tiles for roof finishing.

The installation and commissioning of the plant went very smoothly to the mutual satisfaction of both Turnall’s and Vortex thanks to both the high standard of profession assistance provided the Turnall technicians and the specialist expertise of the Vortex team of senior commissioning engineers assigned to the project.

THE WORLDWIDE LEADER OF CONCRETE ROOF TILE MACHINERY

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