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Direct From Site Clearances

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Automatic Zinc Nickel Electroplating Line 2010

Available to Buy Direct from Working Site - Now SOLD subject to contract

The plant was designed by VJL Technologies (Pty) Ltd for the zinc electroplating of steel components utilising the well proven alkaline zinc/nickel process for South Africa’s leading manufacturer of automotive metal pressings and sub-assemblies

**Please note: There is only one line available, we have created two records due to the number of images we have of the equipment **

Primary Process (Electro Plating)

Secondary Process (Jig Stripping)

  • Component: Automotive fuel tank lids for MBSA (GUD)
  • Component size: ± 103mm diameter (as per attached drawings)
  • Type of Plating:  Alkaline Zinc/ Nickel with clear passivation and sealer 
  • Plating Thickness: 10-12µm
  • Plating Window: 1 000 x 700 mm (LxH)
  • Racking density: 60 / jig = 120/ double flightbar
  • Plating Time:  30-40 minutes
  • Production Rate: 5 loads/ h (90% efficiency) based on 235 days x 8 h shift/ annum
  • Cycle Time: 12 minutes

Located in Cape Town, South Africa

Viewing avaialble by appointment

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Schlager Drop Bottom Furnace


Schlager Industrieofenbau GmbH, Germany

A unique opportunity to acquire brand new, high quality, aerospace grade furnaces from a leading German manufacturer. Available with full OEM process and commissioning support for installation anywhere in the world.

  • Originally manufactured for a wholly owned subsidiary of AIRBUS in southern Germany
  • Step up your production immediately. Available now with no manufacturer lead time
  • High quality, 100% German manufactured, aviation and automotive grade furnaces
  • Unused, built in 2017, and passed multiple temperature uniformity surveys (TUS)
  • Worldwide installation, commissioning and support available from the OEM

* Viewing by appointment: Located in Hagen, Nr Dortmund, Germany *

Summary of equipment

  • 1 x Drop Bottom Furnace System
    Designed for Solution Annealing, Recrystallization and Stress Relief Annealing of Aluminium Parts to AMS 2750E Class 1
  • 2 x Box Furnaces
    Heat treatment to AMS 2750E Class 2
  • 1x Box Furnace
  • 1x Hood Furnace

** Individual prices NOW available **

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JCB Hydraulic Business Unit

JCB Hydraulic Bar, Hard Chrome Electroplating and Finishing Cell

Direct from Site clearance

A complete bar finishing cell representing an excellent business opportunity. Located at JCB's world leading Hydraulic Business Unit in Rocester, UK.

-- Available for sale as a whole or individual lots -- 

Pre -Treatment 

- Tocco Induction Hardener
- 2x Lidkoping Model 5 B Through Feed Centerless Grinding Machines
- Filtration Service Engineering Swarf Filtration Unit
- Loser Model 4255 8 Head Centerless Wet Belt Grinding Machine
- Hannifin "C" Frame 30T Hydraulic Bar Straightening Press

Hard Chrome Electroplating Line 

- Plasticraft 6.5m Hard Chrome Electroplating Line - Year 2004

Post Treatment

- Loeser Centreless belt grinding and bright polishing machine - year 2004
- Selection of Automatic and manual saws to cut finished bar stock to required length

* There is also included in the price of the cell a huge and valuable quantity of spares valued vastly in excess of £250,000.00 listed NOW *

This complete finishing cell takes raw bar stock through to hydraulic grade hard chrome plated bar for JCB's UK manufacturing facility, at a capacity to suit one of the world's leading heavy plant manufacturers. 

JCB Hard Chrome Plant Output - Hard Chrome plating installation output in one complete 46 week year, running on a 6 day week – 4.3 million kilogrammes processed, equivalent to 276,000 linear metres’

Representing a NEW machinery investment of circa £5 million when installed in 2004. This is a unique opportunity to grow an existing business, break into a new market, or bring production in house.

 Please contact Helen on +44(0)1922 749284 to book an appointment or further information


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SPARTAN modular paint and drying booths complete with paint mixing room.


Direct from site clearance

Todd SPARTAN modular paint and drying booths complete with paint mixing room.

  • Work envelope (W x D x H mm): Mixing room – 1900 x 3800 x 2250 mm
  • Drying booth 1 – 3900 x 3400 x 2500 mm
  • Spray booth – 3900 x 3400 x 2500 mm 
  • Drying booth 2 – 3900 x 3400 x 2500 mm
  • External dimensions (W x D x H mm): 14000 x 3900 x 2900 mm
  • External height of booth only. Additional height required for heating ducting – approx. 1000 mm.

Located in Birmingham, UK

** Viewing by appointment only **


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