• Passion for Metals

    We are passionate about metals, assisting our Customers to realise their processing dreams

    Who we are

    At Metix we believe to keep the best skills and process knowledge close to home

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    Our exceptional project execution track record is proof that Metix carries the best interest of all of our customers at heart

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Metix (Pty) Ltd forms part of the SMS Group, and operates as a standalone business unit in South Africa from its headquarters in Johannesburg, keeping the well established Metix name.

At a glance

Turnkey Plants

Metix has experience in the following project formats:
– Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC / LSTK)
– Engineering, Procurement and Supply (EPS)
– Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM)
– Construction supervision
– Commissioning and plant optimisation

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Engineering Design

Our designs at Metix are done in a BIM orientated environment, supported by FEA and CFD analysis (ANSYS Multiphysics FEA Software) where required in furnace parameters and design, mechanical equipment design (furnace equipment, conveyors, etc.), materials flow (time and motion studies), mass balance, process and technology evaluation.

Consulting Services

As a leading process and engineering service provider Metix can provide the design and supply of charging systems, complete furnaces with refractories, tapping equipment, electrodes, transformers and the high-current system.

Metix – your one-stop SAF provider

At Metix our services include all aspects of project management from concept design, feasibility studies, detail design, execution to handover. Based on our customer requirements, projects can be managed and executed as Engineering Procurement & Supply (EPS), Engineering Procurement & Construction Management (EPCM) or Engineering Procurement & Construction (EPC or LSTK) formats. Process -, Civil -, Mechanical -, Electrical -, Instrumentation – and Control & Automation Engineering all form part of our design scope within Metix, supported by a full-time BIM design office.

As a leading supplier of submerged arc furnace equipment, we also offer the design and supply of electrode columns, including fail-safe slipping devices, hydraulic power packs, heat shields, forged copper pressure rings, contact shoes, bus tubes, furnace roofs, shells and refractory linings, HT power supply, process instrumentation & automation in the following industries:

  • Ferrous
    Silicon Manganese
    Pig iron

  • Non-ferrous
    Copper matte
    Platinum matte
    Calcium Carbide
    Silicon metal
    Precious metals
    High Purity Alumina
    Fused Magnesia

Metix in the news

Metix joins SMS Group