Pelchem (Pty) Ltd is a subsidiary of Necsa Ltd (The South African Nuclear Energy Corporation Limited) with its purpose to maintain and grow the portfolio of fluorochemical businesses of Necsa, and to align with and support the South African Fluorochemical Expansion Initiative (FEI).
Necsa is a public company established in terms of the Nuclear Energy Act, 1999 and is wholly-owned by the South African Government. The main function of Necsa is to undertake and promote research and development in the field of nuclear energy and radiation sciences and technology.
The production facilities of Pelchem are situated on the Pelindaba site of Necsa which is located in the Hartbeespoort area east of Pretoria and north west of Johannesburg. Pelchem also operates a satellite surface fluorination plant for treatment of motor vehicle fuel tanks on the site of Inergy Automotive Systems in the city of Madibeng.
Pelchem is committed to fluorochemical excellence by maintaining its high standard of safe delivery of products supported by technical and safety assistance to its customers.
Pelchem manufactures and markets hydrogen fluoride, hydrofluoric acid, fluoride salts, fluorine gas, speciality fluoride containing gases and fluoro organic monomer to the local South African industry and to International customers.
As consumers our daily lives are affected by products which are manufactured from fluoride chemicals. The vast array includes high octane fuel, anesthetics, metered dose inhalers, electrical insulators, foam insulation materials and packaging materials, special alloys, cell phones, diamonds, domestic and industrial refrigeration, non-stick cookware, plastic components in automotive applications, electrical cable insulation, beverage cans, pesticides and herbicides in agriculture, microchips for domestic appliances and computers, memory chips in computers, i-pods, flash memory sticks, liquid crystal displays on electronic components, cement, designer stainless steel kitchen ware, stainless steel automotive components, soaps and washing powders, fluoride dental treatment.
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