CAW makes a breakthrough. The worlds FIRST HPU Pump Load Test at the CAW Super Facility.


Our state-of-the-art testing facility and sophisticated testing procedures are compliant with International Standards.


Welcome to CAW’s Pump Repair and Test Facility – the only pump testing facility of its kind in the Western Cape

CAW’s Pump division focusses on industries where pumps and rotating equipment are critical to operations. We specialise in the repair and refurbishment of pumps and related equipment for water production and transportation as well as wastewater collection and treatment for municipalities and industries. Our experienced technicians have been successfully rewinding and rebuilding motors for over four decades for municipal water & sanitation facilities, including the City of Cape Town’s submersible sewage pumps.

CAW’s submersible pump test facility can offer customers the precise performance of their pump and motor set, through this state-of-the-art facility – the only pump testing facility of its kind in the Western Cape. Computerized Test Reports and Test Certificates are issued to verify pump performance, on every repair. As the largest repair facility in the Western Cape, our facility meets nationally recognized quality and industry standards. Using quality materials and advanced testing, we provide service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. With a total floor space of 3,000m2, our super facility can meet the requirements of the largest water treatment plants to the smallest manufacturing plant. CAW’s Pump services fully compliements the services of our other divisions – Electric Motor Repair and Rewinding, Electrical, Engineering and Rail – to offer the complete solution.

CAW are partnered with:


  • ISO9906 compliant performance testing
  • Professional repair of any pump and motor set,  restoring them to OEM specifications
  • Test Certificates verifying pump performance
  • On Site Removal
  • Precision Machining
  • Fabrication
  • Balancing
  • Rotation
  • Installation
  • Alignment
  • Specialty Alloy Weld Repairs
  • Advanced Coatings (Ceramic/Epoxy/Metal)
  • Sandblasting bays
  • Curing and Baking Ovens

CAW Pumps field service teams are available 24/7/365 –  working for you around the clock. We are committed to ensuring quick turnarounds and the highest quality field service capabilities to plants where pump performance is critical.

24/7 Emergency Support Customers can count on around-the-clock support from our expert field service crews. In case of an emergency breakdown, CAW Pumps staff can be at your site as soon as possible to provide emergency repair services for submersible and centrifugal pump sets.

Our emergency field services include:

  • On-site assistance providing technical teams and equipment as soon as possible
  • On-site repairs
  • On-site troubleshooting
  • On-site predictive maintenance

Mobile Field Service Workshop You need fast and reliable services on-site to reduce downtime and minimize cost. We provide fast and flexible on-site services  with our mobile workshop, fully-stocked with the latest technology. Crews come to your site ready and equipped to work for you.

The mobile field service workshop is used predominantly for projects in the marine, mining and oil and gas industries. The workshop provides a secure and organized work space to ensure that repair projects are completed efficiently and on time.


Breakthrough: Worlds 1st HPU Pump Load Test

This large HPU Motor arrived on-site for repairs. HPU (Hydraulic Power Units) on pump motors need to run at premium efficiency and they are responsible for providing the fluid pressure and force that drive cylinders, pumps, and other hydraulic parts. Read more

Discuss Pump and Mechanical Services, Repair and Replacement with a CAW Specialist

Rudolph Mulder
Email: rudolph@capearm.co.za
T: +27 (0) 21 556 1488

M: +27 (0) 724 704 599

General Enquiries
Send us an email message via our contact form.

Emergency/ Electric Motor Breakdown Support

Emergency contact numbers

Emergency Breakdown: 071 680 5902
Ops Manager: 084 295 7433
Standby Driver: 082 456 1126