Mechanical capabilities

Mechanical Capabilities

Marthinusen and Coutts with subsidiary Actom Turbo Machines are the leading service providers of turbomachinery and high-speed rotating equipment services, offering comprehensive workshop and site services to the petrochemical, mining, steel, and power generation industries in South Africa, Africa and internationally.

Specialising in:

  • Steam and gas turbines, gas expanders
  • Compressors: Centrifugal, axial and integrally-geared compressors
  • Reciprocating, screw and lobe compressors
  • Pumps, multi-stage, single-stage, high-pressure pump, large water pumps
  • Blowers and fans, ID/FD fans, gas and acid
  • Gearboxes, high-speed and mill gearboxes
  • Centrifuges and separators
  • Steam governors
  • Decanters
  • Filter presses
  • Scrubbers
  • All mechanical peripherals and auxiliaries
  • Steam, gas, oil piping and fabrications
  • General machining and fabrication
  • High and low speed balancing up to 32 tons
  • Other mechanical repairs as required

Site Services

Comprehensive site services by experienced technicians, fitters and project managers/engineers:

  • Largest team of field service engineers, technicians and mechanical fitters in S.A, complete with tooling and service vehicles
  • General overhauls and maintenance of steam and gas turbines, compressors, gearboxes, pumps, blowers , fans and all auxiliary systems
  • Turnkey installation of turbomachinery centreline and mechanical auxiliaries
  • Bearing, seal and rotor inspections
  • Laser alignment and coupling inspections
  • Fault finding and vibration analysis
  • Control, emergency-stop, inlet/outlet valves, oil systems, cooling systems, condensers, steam and vacuum systems
  • Pre-cold and hot commissioning
  • General site fabrication, steam an oil piping
  • Turnkey overhauls, modifications, relocations and refurbishments of complete machines
  • Project planning and management
  • Health, safety, environmental and quality management certified in accordance to ISO 45001:2018, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 9001:2015

Workshop Services

Comprehensive inspections, refurbishments and repairs by experienced workshop engineers and technicians under extensive quality control procedures and specifications:

  • Assembly, machining, fabrication and welding workshops
  • Cleaning, sand/glass-bead blasting and painting
  • 3D measuring, dimensional and visual inspections
  • Run-out inspections, low-speed balancing
  • Non-destructive testing and material analysis
  • Weld repair and re-machining of rotor shafts, casings, impellers, peripherals and auxiliaries
  • Casing line boring and special machining
  • Re-machining and grinding of rotor shaft journals
  • Re-metalling and machining white metal bearings
  • Labyrinth seals replacement, strip material and wire, re-caulking and machining
  • Wear ring welding or coating and re-machining
  • Turbine rotor and stator re-blading
  • Radial compressor rotor and stator re-blading
  • Final assembly with verification of all specifications, dimensions and tolerances as per assembly protocol
  • Health, safety, environmental and quality management certified in accordance to ISO 45001:2018, ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 9001:2015

For more information please visit: Actom Turbo Machines

Mechanical specialists – Metalplus – for:

  • Assembly, machining, fabrication and welding workshops
  • Cleaning, sand/glass-bead blasting and painting
  • 3D measuring, dimensional and visual inspections
  • Run-out inspections, low-speed balancing

For all types of rotating equipment and other mechanical components and mechanical repairs please visit: Metalplus