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Zest WEG Group

About Zest WEG Group

Zest WEG, a subsidiary of leading Brazilian motor and controls manufacturer WEG, is committed to the development of the African region, and has been servicing the continent for 40 years. Leveraging best practice engineering and...

Easing the headache of large motor interchangeability

"The dimensions of motors have generally become smaller over time as efficiencies have improved." - Floris Erasmus, sales specialist

Electrical installation by Zest WEG at platinum expansion

Zest WEG is also supplying some of the actual items of equipment for the expansion project, including WEG motors and containerised generators.

Power utility reliability boost from large WEG transformers

The 348 t units are the largest yet produced by WEG – with each unit boasting a power rating of 500,000 kVA and voltage class of 400 kV.

WEG soft starter upgrades mill operation at SA process plant

A WEG SSW7000 medium voltage soft starter has ensured improved starting as well as lowered energy costs for a rod mill at a process plant in Mpumalanga. This installation formed part of an upgrade...

Zest WEG gives motor users another efficiency boost

“We have taken the proactive step of making the IE4 level of efficiency available to customers at no premium on the IE3 units.”

WEG takes soft-starters to next level with SSW900 range

With its well-structured menu interface, the WEG SSW900 line gives users a new level of interactivity, including Bluetooth connectivity.

Robust planetary gearboxes for long service

With an output torque range from 400kNm to 8,750 kNm, the range boasts bearings designed for over 100,000 hours of operation.

Firm local base sets up Zest WEG for Africa growth

Zest WEG achieves almost 90% local content capability for its transformers and more than 70% local content capability for other products.

TECH NEWS: In-house transformer testing good for customers and standards

The installation of an impulse voltage generator at Zest WEG’s transformer manufacturing facility in Heidelberg will allow in-house testing of transformers.
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TECH NEWS: Addressing logistical constraints in Africa

“Large project implementation is complex and is often made more challenging by the logistical constraints that many African projects face.”