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“I first want to thank you for the first class service received from CAW this weekend. Again you guys came through and went beyond expectations.”

Pioneer Foods

“The best service we have experienced. Staff highly knowledgeable.”

Shaun Mann

“Thank you. As always, right on time.”

Processing Manager SCP, Mineral Sands Resources

“Again I must thank you for the professional manner in which they did their job and at all times I felt like a VIP,
we do business with a lot of suppliers but it’s been a long time since we had such good treatment.”

Maintenance Manager, Sasko Grain

“Excellent,  I actually found your guys on the quayside busy loading the motor,
the Captain is over the moon he is so happy,  thank you for the wonderful service Marlon.”

Port Operations, Rennies Ships Agency

“It is great pleasure to inform you that the Alternator was delivered on the Orca on Saturday afternoon, guy immediately moved it into the engine room, yesterday coupling was installed and positioned into its plinth. Everything is looking good at the moment and I am not worried about anything and have no reason to. Thank you for following up it is much appreciated by me, a big thank you to the CAW team as you came through for us for this breakdown.”

Operations, PetroSA

“Thanks a lot for a job well done !”


“Just a word of thanks for helping me out with repairing of our conditioner shaft. We were under extreme pressure on Pelleter with outstanding orders and as always I could press on Cape Armature Winders’ button.”

Cobus, Plant Engineer

“There is no way to explain the appreciation for all the efforts and sacrifices made by your guys in order to get my machine running. The positive attitude, even in under the most difficult circumstances was highly appreciated, and will certainly be recognised for the relationship we will have in the years to come.

Please convey my appreciation to ALL, Johan, Craig drivers, everyone who helped ME out to get the job done.”

Chris, Gayatripaper

“Thank you very much for the failure report and stunning service.”

Ruan, Peninsula Beverages

“Thank you very much for going the extra mile on our pump, This is quality service from CAW!”

Ruan, Peninsula Beverages

” I would like to thank you and your team, especially Ronnie and Tony for the great service and professionalism they treat each job.”

Johan, Refit Manager ( Sea Harvest )

Thanks for the quick assistance with the breakdown last night , your truck was on site within 45 min. Your constant feedback from home in your own time is also highly appreciated!

Nico de Jager, Consol Glass

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After 50 years in operation, we have established an excellent reputation as specialists in the electrical and mechanical repair of AC and DC motors, alternators and generators.

We are called upon to serve the mining, marine, industrial, steel, petrochemical and renewable energy industries, as well as parastatals, for five decades. Our high focus on the quality of workmanship is echoed in our highly skilled staff, as we offer the best service and facility in the Western Cape.

With a full range of services for electrical rotating equipment from inspection to coil manufacture, complete rotor and stator rewinds, as well as re-manufacturing, CAW makes sure equipment on a petrochemical plant runs reliably. Rapid response and prompt turnarounds are our key strengths.


CAW specializes in repair services for rewinding and overhauling your rotating equipment for the mining industry, and are dedicated to help assist mines operate more efficiently.


CAW has invested in infrastructure, equipment and skills to enable the company to repair larger, specialized motors used in the maritime industry (rigs and ships) – including the fishing, oil and gas industries.


CAW offers specialist solutions for repairs and overhauling of electric motors, generators and alternators. Based in Cape Town, CAW is capable of offering a complete solution to the commercial maritime and defence industry.


CAW specialises 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.


CAW offers full service, maintenance, and repair capabilities for AC and DC traction motors and related equipment. Rapid response and prompt turnarounds are our key strengths.


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26ton Dredge Motor Repair

CAW repairs a 26 ton dredge motor used during diamond mining off the Namibian coast.


620kw Electric Motor Repair

CAW completed the repair to a 620kw electric motor for Chevron, during one of its biggest routine maintenance and safety inspection projects.


HPU Pump Motor Repair

A large HPU Pump Motor arrived on-site for repairs at CAW. HPU (Hydraulic Power Units) on pump motors need to run at premium efficiency and they are responsible for providing the …


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Workshop Manager – Senior Management

We're hiring: Workshop Manager – Senior Management This is a senior post, with high stress and technical knowledge and the ability to lead a large...

Marine Senior Technician / Armature Winder

We're hiring: Marine Senior Technician Minimum 20 years’ experience in the armature winding trade. Experience and technical ability to fault find,...

Why continued repair to motors and pumps may not be the solution

Almost every manufacturing plant, commercial building, and municipality depend on pumping systems to operate. Pumps are utilised widely in the...

How to Start a Preventative, Predictive Pump & Motor Maintenance Programme

Pumps and motors can be extended in life by performing preventative maintenance, thereby making your plant more efficient, productive, and...

Motor Rewinding Methods

Electric motors need rewinding when they experience catastrophic motor failure. This could be due to bearing failures or winding failures. There are...

Motor Winding Explored

Most mining, commercial, industrial, and military machines use electric motors as a critical part of their production and manufacturing. However, at...

CAW Believes in Investing in Training to Invest in the Future

In the modern workplace, training and development has become a critical issue. In today's business environment there is an increased expectation...

Planning Your End-of-Year Maintenance Shutdown? 

Here’s what you need to know now, before you do. While unexpected shutdowns can be extremely expensive and bring a plant to a complete standstill...

Pump Cavitation – What it is, What Causes it, How to Prevent it

Pump cavitation has been a menace to pumps for many years now. It can produce excess noise and energy use that in turn leads to serious pump damage...
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