Neven Matthews (Pty) Ltd
Since inception we have concentrated our efforts on the manufacture and supply of oxygen lance tube and thermic lance tube products which we supply to all the larger and many of the smaller smelting operations in South and southern Africa.
The following is a brief history of our company and its products.
Neven Matthews (Pty) Ltd. is a steel tube producer serving the Pyro-metallurgical, power generation and the structural steel markets in South and Southern Africa.
A family business, founded by Neven Matthews in 1972, the company has grown to such an extent that it is now a major player in the hot rolled steel tube industry in South and Southern Africa
The following specialised products are manufactured by our company at our works located in the Mpumalanga Province.
Sootblower Inner and Outer lances:
We manufacture a range of sootblower inner and outer lance tubes for Forest;
Clyde; Hopkinson; Ivor and Diamond type blowers which are installed throughout the petrochemical, power generation and paper and pulp industries in South and Southern Africa.
Outer lances would typically comprise material ranging between 88.9 and 114 mm OD and lengths between 1.9 mtr to 13.8 mtr in Carbon steel ;
Chromemolybdenum or Stainless Steel with 316L stainless steel nozzles.
Inner lances are typically 60.3 mm or 42 mm OD with lengths varying between 5.0mtr and 12.8 mtr. Seamless 304 L Stainless Steel material is used and lances are supplied with no butt joints except at the fixing end
Oxylance®, used in the production process of ferroalloys, steel, copper and platinum, and for opening tap holes and scrap cutting, this product is available in sizes ranging from 08mm NB to 40 mm NB and in standard lengths of between 2.3 and 9 meters.
Wirepak®,thermic lances are also available. These are used for cutting aluminium, copper, concrete, slag, ferrous and Non ferrous metals and for underwater cutting. Sizes available are 10 mm NB and 15mm NB. Standard lengths are 2; 3; and 4 meters.
A range of brass couplings, seals, connectors and other ancillary equipment is available to suit all our products.
Electric Resistance Welded structural steel tube is also manufactured in sizes ranging from 21.5mm round and 25mm square to 95 mm round and 75 mm square. Structural sizes can be rolled to lengths of 6.0, 6.4 or the standard 7.2 meters fencing lengths. Special lengths can be rolled on request.
Applications for these structural tube products include the following:
Security gates burglar proofing fencing
carports school desks steel / wood furniture
beds / bed frames wheelbarrows agricultural tunnels
trailers vending carts tennis courts
shelving frames for steel sheds low cost housing
braai stands washing lines lamps etc.
Our management systems are SABS / ISO 9001 certified.